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Helena ROUX

Doctoral Assistant
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne
Participates in 1 Session

Helena Roux is a Phd student in urban geography. She did her master's degree in urban studies at the University of Lyon, during which she had the opportunity to live in China, and to work as an intern at WHITRAP Shanghai (World Heritage Center for Training and Research in Asia and Pacific) in 2019. She worked on public heritage policies in the Yangtze River Delta Water Towns, on Historic Urban Landscape approach and implementation, and did her master’s thesis on industrial heritage and the M50 study case in Shanghai. Her research interests include heritage conservation and heritage policies, industrial spaces and creative clusters and their integration on urban development projects, alternative cultures and uses of the urban space. She is now a doctoral assistant at EPFL for the SNSF project entitled “Uses of cultural heritage at the Beijing Winter Olympic Games of 2022", at the Institute for Area and Global Studies (IAGS). She started her Phd in June 2020. 

Sessions in which Helena ROUX participates

miércoles 31 agosto, 2022

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

Sessions in which Helena ROUX attends

domingo 28 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours

lunes 29 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:30 PM
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 30 minutos
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM | 30 minutos

In a traditional Quebec sugar shack atmosphere, enjoy a maple taffy rolled on snow in the purest tradition, accompanied by music of the occasion!

7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | 1 hour

martes 30 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:30 PM
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM | 1 hour

miércoles 31 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

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...

jueves 1 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

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-...

viernes 2 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | 1 hour