Urban-Related Sensoria:
Environments, Technologies, Sensobiographies

International Conference on Sensory Transformations

10-12 June 2020, Online

Starts: Wed 10 June 2020 at 10:00 EEST
Ends: Fri 12 June 2020 at 14:30 EEST



JUNE 10:  (10am) Zoom link for Stream A has changed. Please check you email!

June 8: All registered participants have been sent the conference Zoom links from the address congress@elen.fi. If you cannot find the posts in your inbox please first check your junk mail box and then contact congress@elen.fi. Unfortunately, due to changes in the policy of UEF for using Zoom the keynotes cannot be streamed Open Access after all but for registered participants only. UPDATE (5pm): GOOD NEWS! If you are not registered you can still follow the keynote lectures of Paul Stoller and Jean-Paul Thibaud in Facebook Live at Sensotra's FB-page: https://www.facebook.com/sensotra/

May 11: The last registration date has been moved to 11th of May. Please note that the keynote papers are livestreamed Open Access, but in order to listen and watch the sessions you need to register yourself.

April 24: The last registration date has been moved to 10th of May.

April 7: The conference will be moved online. The last registration date has been moved to 30th April.

March 12: The University of Eastern Finland, under leading experts from our University Hospital, and SENSOTRA conference organizers monitor closely the coronavirus situation. The UEF Occupational Health and Safety Manager informs that the only thing we can now do regarding our conference in June is to wait. On 13 March, the latest, all accepted participants will receive a letter with further instructions. Also, please feel free to contact us at uef-sensotra@groups.uef.fi



Urban-Related Sensoria: Environments, Technologies, Sensobiographies addresses the embeddedness of people’s senses of self and the environment and their related biographical accounts in urban space.

The conference will address issues related to shifts in lived and experienced cities from artistic and everyday perspectives, which center around five thematic streams:

  1. Body, walk, paths, and remembering 
  2. Mediations of sensory experience at the level of the everyday
  3. Sensory commons
  4. Senses, hierarchies, and multisensoriality
  5. Sensory methodologies

Confirmed keynote speakers

Professor Paul Stoller (West Chester University)
Associate Professor Johanna Sumiala (University of Helsinki)
Dr, Directeur de Recherche Jean-Paul Thibaud (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)

Call for papers

Please see the call for papers here.

More information

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ERC Advanced Grant Project "Sensory Transformations" 2016-2021, with
University of Eastern Finland and Meeting Service Office ELEN.



Conference website: /en/web/urbansensoria2020
Facebook event page: www.facebook.com/events/476565539779682/ 
Sensotra twitter: twitter.com/sensotra

The conference hashtag is #urbansensoria.