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Torsten Meyer

Senior Scientist
Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM)
Participates in 6 items

Dr. Torsten Meyer is Senior Scientist at the Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum and Deputy Head of Department at the Mining History Document Center (montan.dok). Prior to that he was researcher and senior researcher at the University of Hamburg, the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich. He is mainly interested in the History of Technology and Science (16th-18th century), History of Post-Industrial Landscapes (20/21th century), and Construction History (18th-20th century). He was member of the editorial board of the “Enzyklopädie der Neuzeit” (2005-2012) and since 2017 he is editor (together with Marcus Popplow) of the “Studien zur Geschichte von Technik, Arbeit und Umwelt” (formerly “Cottbuser Studien zur Geschichte von Technik, Arbeit und Umwelt”, founded by Günter Bayerl). He has worked on the industrial heritage of the GDR and is working on authenticity issues of industrial heritage in the UK. He is lecturer at Ruhr-Universität Bochum.

Documentos

Sessions in which Torsten Meyer participates

Lunes 29 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00 AM
11:00 AM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Regular session

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Moderator)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, College of Charleston (Moderator)

During the Industrial Revolution coal was the most important energy source for both homes and industries. At the time, coal mining created stron...
1:30 PM
1:30 PM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Regular session

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Moderator)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, College of Charleston (Moderator)

During the Industrial Revolution coal was the most important energy source for both homes and industries. At the time, coal mining created stron...
3:30 PM
3:30 PM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Regular session

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Moderator)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, College of Charleston (Moderator)

During the Industrial Revolution coal was the most important energy source for both homes and industries. At the time, coal mining created stron...

Martes 30 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Regular session

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Moderator)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, College of Charleston (Moderator)

During the Industrial Revolution coal was the most important energy source for both homes and industries. At the time, ...

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Paper

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Speaker)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Speaker)

11:00 AM
11:00 AM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1420

Regular session

Torsten Meyer, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Moderator)

Michael Farrenkopf, Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum (DBM) (Moderator)

Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, College of Charleston (Moderator)

During the Industrial Revolution coal was the most important energy source for both homes and industries. At the time, ...

Sessions in which Torsten Meyer attends

Domingo 28 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
10:30 AM
10:30 AM
Tour: The Lachine Canal with Heritage Montreal
2 hours, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Signup required

Tour

Explore the banks of the Lachine Canal, the cradle of industry in Canada. Benefiting from access to hydraulic power, maritime and rail tran...
5:00 PM
5:00 PM
Opening ceremony
2 hours, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Signup required

UQAM, Cœur des sciences - Agora Hydro-Québec

Cocktail

Patrick Dieudonné, Université de Bretagne occidentale, Institut de Géoarchitecture, France (Other Participant)

Lucie K. Morisset, Canada Research Chair in Urban Heritage (Moderator)

Join the conference organisers and TICCIH board members for a welcome cocktail and some festive words of introduction, in the former forge of th...

Lunes 29 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30 AM
9:30 AM
Word of Welcome
30 minutos, 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Event

Lucie K. Morisset, Canada Research Chair in Urban Heritage (Moderator)

Dr Miles Oglethorpe, TICCIH (Presenter)

Christian Agbobli, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM) (Presenter)

5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Public lecture: Le Grand Montréal industriel d’hier à demain
1 hour 30 minutos, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Tickets required

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Gérard Beaudet (Keynote speaker)

Si la vallée du canal de Lachine a été le berceau de l’industrialisation canadienne, la géographie industrielle métropolitaine ne s’y est pas co...

Martes 30 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Public lecture: Industrial heritage as agent of gentrification?
1 hour 30 minutos, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Tickets required

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Steven High, Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (Speaker)

Efforts to preserve industrial heritage occurs in a socio-economic and political context. But what is being pres...

Miércoles 31 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
9:00 AM
Legacy of innovative land use after open pit mining
1 hour 30 minutos, 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-1580

Regular session

Heidi Pinkepank, Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus / Institute for New Industrial Culture INIK (Moderator)

The legacy of open pit mining in general, and in the landscape of the Lusatian lignite district in Germany in particular, is a recultivated, res...
11:00 AM
11:00 AM
Sharing industrial heritage glocally
1 hour 30 minutos, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R525

Roundtable

Dag Avango, Luleå University of Technology (Moderator)

Marion Steiner, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso (Moderator)

Moulshri Joshi, SpaceMatters (Panelist)

Stefan Berger (Panelist)

Dr. Humberto Morales BUAP, Icgde-Buap (Panelist)

Mirhan Damir, Alexandria University, Egypt (Panelist)

In this roundtable we will resume and discuss main ideas and findings from the regular session on "Reinterpreting industrial heritage from a glo...
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Public lecture: Fear, loss and the potential for progressive nostalgia: challenging right-wing populism
1 hour 30 minutos, 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Tickets required

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Prof. Laurajane Smith, Australian National University (Speaker)

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-w...

Jueves 1 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM
Public lecture: Trajectories of deindustrialization and the memoryscapes of industrial pasts – Towards global perspectives
1 hour 30 minutos, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Tickets required

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Stefan Berger (Speaker)

This lecture will argue that the landscapes of industrial heritage that can be found in different parts of the world ar...
5:30 PM
5:30 PM
Social gathering at Ecomusée du fier monde and launch of the congress' souvenir stamp
2 hours, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Signup required

Écomusée du fier monde - Piscine

Cocktail

Viernes 2 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:30 PM
3:30 PM
Public lecture: Heritage from the outside in: Cultural practice in an already changed climate
1 hour 30 minutos, 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Tickets required

UQAM, pavillon J.-A. De Sève (DS) - DS-R510

Keynote with simultaneous translation / Conférence avec traduction simultanée

Cathy Stanton, Tufts University (Speaker)

In the refusal of people in communities abandoned by industrial capital to abandon their own places, we can read an implicit critique of the mob...
6:30 PM
6:30 PM
Closing dinner
3 hours, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Tickets required

Usine C - Hall

Repas

Come and share the good times of the congress and celebrate your scientific and professional discoveries in a former fruit jam factory, Usine C,...