Post-Nuclear Urbanism 2020 P‑N U 2020

Schedule

September 3, Thursday

  • 15.00 Check-In at Visaginas Parkas Hotel, Balto g. 1, Ramybes km.
  • 19.30 Welcome dinner

September 4, Friday

  • 08.40 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Excursion to the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant Information Centre
  • 12.00 Lunch at the INPP
  • 13.00 Excursion to the Laboratory of Environmental Monitoring, meeting with Laboratory’s director Vladimir Vlaskin
  • 15.00 Individual introductions
  • 16.00 Discussion of the Summer School program
  • 17.00 Assignment: discussion of the research questions to Victor N. Shevaldin (preparation for the interview)
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 5, Saturday

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 “Post-Soviet Nuclear Towns and the Planetary Urbanization Perspective” by Siarhei Liubimau
  • 12.00 Meeting with Victor N. Shevaldin, former General Director of the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (1991-2010)
  • 14.00 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 14.30 Town excursion with Martynas Germanavičius
  • 19.00 Dinner

September 6, Sunday

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Free time
  • 11.30 Discussion of the research questions to the experts to be met on Monday (preparation for the interviews)
  • 13.00 Free time before dinner // Slow individual fieldwork // Visaginas Circus Festival
  • 19.00 Dinner

September 7, Monday

Day question: How is Visaginas nuclear specialization being conversed now?

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Interview with Irina Morozova (project manager, ex-director of Visaginas Business Incubator)
  • 11.30 Interview with Yevgeny Shuklin (Visaginas entrepreneur - sports, restaurants, brewery)
  • 13.00 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 14.00 Interview with Gintautas Dervinis (Vice-Head of Visaginas Technology and Business Training Center)
  • 16.00 Interview with Anton Evtiuchov (Visaginas entrepreneur, https://litwildtravel.com)
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 8, Tuesday

Day question: How is ‘knowledge infrastructures’ notion helpful to program Visaginas urban development?

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Reflections on the Monday interviews
  • 11.00 “Knowledge Infrastructure as a Guiding Notion in Urbanist Research: LCU Visaginas Summer Schools 2015-2019” by Siarhei Liubimau [online]
  • 12.00 Assignment: discussion of research strategy for the Visaginas Public Library [online]
  • 12.30 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 13.00 Field work in existing library facilities (with Andrejus Vergejenko, Visaginas Public Library communications specialist)
  • 16.30 “Urban Furniture as Knowledge Infrastructure: Visaginas Knowledge Park Beyond Learning” by Miodrag Kuč [online]
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 9, Wednesday

Day question: Which new functions need to be programmed for Visaginas Public Library?

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Group work
  • 11.30 Interview Oksana Denisenko (cultural sector manager, emerging Visaginas Town Museum working group member)
  • 13.00 Group work
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 10, Thursday

Day question: Which new functions need to be programmed for Visaginas Public Library?

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Presentations of assignments
  • 12.00 Visit to Art Residence “The Tochka”, interview with Aleksei Urazov
  • 14.00 Group work
  • 16.00 Consultations with the architect from Visaginas Municipality
  • 16.30 “Global tourism as a manifestation of post-material consumption. Barriers and opportunities for small and medium-sized cities” by Mateusz Blaszczyk and Dawid Krysiński
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 11, Friday

Production

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Consultations with Miodrag Kuč, Jan Kristek and Radek Toman
  • 11.30 Workshop on Visaginas Public Library functional program
  • 13.00 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 14.00 “Scale and Boundary in Applied Urbanist Research” by Siarhei Liubimau
  • 15.00 Workshop on Visaginas Public Library functional program
  • 17.00 “Public Participation in Urban Planning in Lithuanian Context” by Paulina Budryte
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 12, Saturday

Production

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Workshop on Visaginas Public Library functional program
  • 11.30 “Library as Social Space From Architect’s Perspective” by Radek Toman
  • 13.30 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 19.30 Visaginas Library Visions: Knowledge Core – presentation and discussion of Visaginas Public Library functional program to Visaginas research partners
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 13, Sunday

Production

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 10.00 Putting together the final project (after consultation with Visaginas research partners)
  • 13.00 “Scaling the Cloud: Making the Infrastructure In Sweden” Seminar with Asta Vonderau
  • 14.30 Coffee and sandwiches
  • 15.00 Putting together the final project (after consultation with Visaginas research partners)
  • 17.00 Reflections on the School process and results
  • 18.00 Dinner

September 14, Monday

  • 09.00 Breakfast
  • 12.00 Departure
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