Conference programme C&D II (2013)

Wednesday, 10th July
7.30 pm           Informal get-together at Steinbach BräuVierzigmannstraße 4, 91054 Erlangen
Thursday, 11th July
9.15 am Welcome address at the OrangeryWasserturmstraße, 91054 Erlangen
Located at the Schlossgarten
9.30 am Keynote lecture I:Kenneth Hewitt, Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada:

From hazards to ‘the security-industrial complex’: civil defense and enterprise in modern disaster culture

10.15 am Discussion of keynote I
10.45 am Coffee break
11.15 am Keynote lecture II:Elísio Macamo, Centre for African Studies, Switzerland:

Translating culture: everyday life, disaster and policy making

12.00 pm Discussion of keynote II
12.30 pm Instructions for the breakout group sessions
12.45 pm Lunch break
1.45 pm First breakout group working sessionInstitute of Geology

Schlossgarten 5, 91054 Erlangen

Group A: In what ways does culture / do cultures matter in

view of disaster preparedness and response?

Group B: How to overcome the neglect of ‘culture’ in DRR?

Group C: Which methodologies and conceptual frameworks

do justice to the significance of culture(s)?

3.15 pm Coffee break
3.45 pm Second breakout group working sessionGroup A: In what ways does culture / do cultures matter in

view of disaster preparedness and response?

Group B: How to overcome the neglect of ‘culture’ in DRR?

Group C: Which methodologies and conceptual frameworks

do justice to the significance of culture(s)?

5.15 pm Panel discussion on the group work´s results
6.15 pm Break
6.45 pm Aperitif at the municipal museum of Erlangen:Martin-Luther-Platz 9, 91054 Erlangen

Guided Exhibition (Mr. Engelhardt): Coping with disasters in historic Erlangen: Floods and fire.

8.00 pm Conference dinner at “Mein lieber Schwan”Hauptstraße 110, 91054 Erlangen
Friday, 12th July
9.00 am Briefing, Hörsaal (lecture hall) C, at the Institute of GeographyKochstraße 4, 91054 Erlangen
9.15 am Keynote lecture III:Terry Cannon, Institute of Development Studies, UK:

Disasters, climate change and the significance of ‘culture’

10.00 am Discussion of keynote III
10.30 am Coffee break
11.00 am Third breakout group working session:All groups: How to transform culture(s) into policies and

practices of intervention?

12.45 pm Lunch break
1.30 pm Final panel discussion on the group work´s results
3.00 pm Coffee break
3.30 pm Wrap up session on the results of the conference and an outlook to future perspectives and events
4.45 pm Break
5.30 pm Nuremberg short city tour and dinner afterwardsFurther details to be announced

Programme Overview

Programme Overview