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Maria Francesca Piazzoni

Participates in 1 Session
Maria Francesca is enrolled in the PhD program in Urban Planning at USC. She is broadly interested in spaces of identity and heritage. Specifically, she looks at how vulnerable subjects' uses and perceptions of heritage challenge -and contribute to- the understanding of authenticty. She investigates this issue in a transnational perspective, looking at the behavioral patterns of the informal workers of the landscapes of tourism in Rome, Italy, and Dhaka, Bangladesh. Maria Francesca holds a PhD in Architecture and Urbanism from IUAV, University of Venice, and a Master of Architecture and Preservation from Sapienza, University of Rome. 

Sessions in which Maria Francesca Piazzoni participates

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Maria Francesca Piazzoni attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
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What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
19:00 - 23:00 | 4 hours
Festive Event

The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an opportunity to discover, in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal, an original culinary creation by the caterer Agnus Dei, from the renowned Maison Cartier-Besson in Montreal, leader in its field for its boundless creativity and event expertise. The dinner, in the form of stations, will offer delegates an exploration of Quebecois culinary heritage,...