Symposium - Untaming the Urban: from post-anthropocentric design to urban ecologies


Date & time

9am 7 December 2016
5pm 9 December 2016


Fenner School of Environment and Society Linnaeus Way Australian National University


 Dr Viveka Turnbull Hocking (Fenner School, ANU)

Invitation to attend, places limited so please RSVP by the 15th of November to

An ANU Urban Network initiative in association with Future Earth Australia to foster multi-disciplinary conversation on cross-species cohabitation in our cities, towns and suburbs. Including, how we, other animals, plants and other species use and share these urban spaces. For more information see

Program: full program available here

7th Dec, Wednesday - Pre-symposium activity

  • Field visit
  • Exhibition and creative practice program
  • Welcome Drinks

8th Dec, Thursday - Symposium Day 1

  • Session 1 - Conceptualisation
  • Session 2 - Praxis
  • Dinner - $48, Boffins University House

9th Dec, Friday - Symposium Day 2

  • Session 3 - Imagination
  • Close

Host: Fenner School of Environment and Society, ANU


ANU Urban Network:  The ANU Urban Network (launched 2016) seeks to contribute to the development of ANU urban scholarship, to facilitate excellence in urban research nationally and internationally, and to develop a clear leadership position in contributing to urban policy formulation and debate.

Future Earth Australia:

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