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Jorge Magaz-Molina

PhD candidate
University of Alcala. School of Architecture
Participates in 1 Session

Architect. PhD candidate (FPI fellowship) in the School of Architecture at the University of Alcalá [UAH](Madrid, Spain). 

I am member of the "Architecture, History, City and Landscape" Research Group of the University of Alcalá. I'm involved in the research project "The image of the National Institute of Industry in Spain: Cartography and Industry Landscape" funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities. (Ref. PGC2018-095261-B-C22) 

I focus my research work on the study of the mining-industrial legacy in the face of the current reconversion processes and on evaluating industrial landscapes. 

I have participated in more than a dozen conferences and seminars in Spain, Portugal and Italy related to industrial heritage, including Docomomo Ibérico, Icomos - Spain, TICCIH-Portugal and INCUNA. 
I have coordinated several seminars about the valorization of industrial mining heritage for local development at the Associated Centre of the National University of Distance Education (UNED) in Ponferrada, León. 

You can read my  last published articles on ReseachGate:

- (2021) Methodological contributions for a heritage inventory of the railway legacy as a basis for a territorial system of industrial mining heritage in the regions of El Bierzo and Laciana (León, Spain). Transportes, servicios y telecomunicaciones, 44, 

- (2020) Ciudad, territorio, ferrocarril e industria. Las instalaciones ferroviarias como motor del desarrollo de Ponferrada (León). In CARDOSO DE MATOS, A. & SOBRINO SIMAL, J. Patrimonio industrial ibero-americano: recentes abordagens. Évora: Publicações do Cidehus. DOI: 10.4000/books.cidehus.13373 

- (2020) Analysis of the planned worker habitat in the Upper & Medium basin of Sil river (León, Spain). In REHABEND 2020. VIII Euro-American Congress on construction pathology, rehabilitation technology and heritage management. Granada: University of Cantabria. 

- (2019) Agua, luz y carbón: origen del paisaje eléctrico del Medio y Alto Sil (León - España). In CAPEL, H. & ZAAR, M. V La electricidad y la transformación de la vida urbana y social. Barcelona: University of Barcelona / Geocrítica. ISBN: 978-84-09-13010-8.

Sessions in which Jorge Magaz-Molina participates

Monday 29 August, 2022

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Sessions in which Jorge Magaz-Molina attends

Sunday 28 August, 2022

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1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM | 2 hours
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5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours

Monday 29 August, 2022

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5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Si la vallée du canal de Lachine a été le berceau de l’industrialisation canadienne, la géographie industrielle métropolitaine ne s’y est pas confinée, peu s’en faut, Outre les grandes concentrations d’entreprises des quartiers centraux, elle est constituée des réseaux infrastructuraux, d’une douzaine de centrales hydroélectriques et des ensembles manufacturiers disséminés dans une quinzaine de petites villes aujourd’hui intégrées dans l’aire métropolitaine. La conférence proposera un surv...

Gérard Beaudet

Keynote speaker

Tuesday 30 August, 2022

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Wednesday 31 August, 2022

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7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | 1 hour 30 minutes

Visit of the permanent exhibition : À cœur de jour, grandeurs et misères d'un quartier populaire, which traces the history of one of the oldest industrial and working-class neighborhoods in Montreal. Discovery of the old Généreux bathhouse, a building that recalls a time when most working-class dwellings had neither bath nor shower. Presentation of some elements of the neighborhood's heritage on the way between UQAM and the Écomusée.The visit will be guided in French by René Binette...

5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...

Thursday 1 September, 2022

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11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

The use of industrial heritage is a profoundly important factor in the process of creating a sustainable economic, social, and political future for many communities occupying industrial heritage landscapes. More than ever we recognize the need for such communities to be capable of shaping and expressing their heritage in different forms in the context of current events and issues, and in doing so to inform both contemporary decision-making as well as the way their industrial heritage is re...

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1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

This lecture will argue that the landscapes of industrial heritage that can be found in different parts of the world are directly related to the place-specific trajectories of deindustrialization. In other words: the different ways in which deindustrialization impacts on local communities has a direct bearing on the emergence of forms of industrial heritage. I will differentialte between deindustrialization paths and related industrial heritage regimes in a) Anglo-...

Friday 2 September, 2022

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3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In the refusal of people in communities abandoned by industrial capital to abandon their own places, we can read an implicit critique of the mobility and unaccountability of capital, raised by those who were once inside (however tenuously or uncomfortably) and now find themselves marginalized, “left behind.” The desire to catch up again, whether through attracting new investment or transvaluing abandoned sites as tourist attractions, makes this an essentially conservative critique that is ...