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Urban leisure

Interested participants can register for the four-day conference from the CRC Otium until April 12, 2019

Freiburg, Mar 26, 2019

Elevator-riding pedestrians, metropolitan techno clubs and flower festivals in Delhi: The connection between leisure and life in urban space is the theme of this year's conference “Urban leisure. Materialities, Practices, Representations.” In a series of lectures, a round table and a city tour, researchers will look at phenomena of urbanity and leisure historically, combine them with contemporary considerations and discuss them as cultural histories of urban leisure. The special research area 1015 “Otium. Boundaries. Chronotopes, Practices” explores interdisciplinary leisure cultures and focuses on social and socio-political aspects.

  • What: Lectures, roundtable discussion, guided tour

  • When: Maz 1, 2019, 4pm to May 4, 2019 at 1:30pm

  • Where:
    Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies (FRIAS)
    Albertstraße 19
    79104 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: Special research area, CRC 1015 Otium. Boundaries, Chronotopes, Practices

  • Contact information: , 0761/203-3294

  • Please register   by April 12, 2019.

  • The conference is free of admission.

  • The lectures will be held in German and English.

  • Invitation flyer