Thursday, 24 June
16.30 – 17.15 Welcome Address by Simone NERI SERNERI (Univ. of Siena)

17.30 – 19.10
Session 1: Shaping the cities
Chair: Paolo MALANIMA (Cnr-Issm, Naples / Univ. of Magna Graecia at Catanzaro)
1. André GUILLERME (Conservatoire national des artes et metiérs, Paris), La disparition des saisons dans la ville
2. Sabine BARLES (Institut Francais d'Urbanisme, Paris), La nature indésirable: l’animal, ressource et nuisance urbaines, Paris, XIXe siècle
3. Olivier BALAŸ (Umr-Cnrs, Grenoble), Le remodelage urbain du XIXe siècle change l’écoute
4. Michael TOYKA-SEID (Technische Universität Darmstadt), Coping with Urban Noise - The Development of the Urban Sound System in the Making of the Modern City
General debate
20.00 Dinner
Friday, 25 June
9.00 – 10.40 Session 2: Nature incorporated: Green spaces
Chair: Bill LUCKIN (Bolton Institute, Bolton)
5. Peter THORSHEIM (University of North Carolina), Conflicts over green space in 19th century London
6. Erszébet MAGYAR (University of Sciences, Budapest), Parks and Gardens of Buda-Pest in the 19th century. An overview
7. Marco AMATI (University of Tsukuba) and Makoto YOKOHARI (University of Tsukuba), Ensuring the separation of the countryside and city: an elite and the planning of the London Green Belt
8. Katri LENTO (University of Helsinki), The Role of Urban Nature: the Greening of Helsinki 1918 -1960
General debate
11.00 – 12.40 Session 3: Nature incorporate: Water
Chair: Gabriella CORONA (Cnr-Issm, Naples)
9. Stefania BARCA (Cnr-Issm, Naples), Disappearing waters. Mineral and thermal springs in Naples, 19th – 20th cent.
10. Marco ARMIERO (Cnr-Issm, Naples), Parthenope doesn’t live here anymore. Work and nature in the remaking of the Neapolitan maritime neighborhoods (1870-1900)
11. Dieter SCHOTT (University of Leicester), Rivers as urban environments: cycles and constellations in the management and perception of British rivers
12. Christoph BERNHARDT (Institut für Regionalentwicklung und Strukturplanung, Berlin), Critical decisions in the history of urban water systems in German and French cities, 1870-1970
General debate
13.00 Lunch
14.30 – 15.45 Session 4: Building the towns
Chair: Christoph BERNHARDT (Institut für Regionalentwicklung und Strukturplanung, Berlin)
13. Liesbet VAN NIEUWENHUYSE (Ghent University), Potential historical soil pollution from industrial activity in 19th and early 20th century Ghent
14. Silvana BARTOLETTO (Cnr-Issm, Naples), Towards non- renewable energy sources. The transformation of the energy system in Naples, 1800-1920
15. Roberta VARRIALE (Cnr-Issm, Naples), Building underground towns: the case of Naples
General debate
16.05 – 17.45 Session 5: Water management and urbanisation
Chair: Simone NERI SERNERI (Univ. of Siena)
16. Alvaro FERREIRA DA SILVA (University of Lisboa), Problems of agency and technological issues in the municipalization of water supply systems, Portugal (1850-1930)
17. Pier Paola PENZO (University of Bologna), L’aqueduc de Bologne. Conflits administratifs et questions environnementales (1923-1943)
18. Michèle DAGENAIS (Université de Montreal) et Claire POITRAS (Université du Québec), Urbanisation et gestion de l’eau dans la région de Montréal, 1880-1980
19. Chloé DELIGNE (Université Libre de Bruxelles), Distribution et évacuation des eaux. Bruxelles 1870-1970
General debate
Social program: Visit and Dinner in Siena
Saturday, 26 June
9.00 – 10.40 Session 6: Policing pollution (A)
Chair: Geneviève MASSARD-GUILBAUD (Universitè Blaise-Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand)
20. Raffaella SALVEMINI (Cnr-Issm, Naples), Pollution urbane et legislation dans l’Italie méridionale, au premiere moitiè du XIXe siécle
21. Stéphane FRIOUX (Ecole Normale Sup., Lyon), Les ressorts de l'hygiénisation de l'environnement à Limoges au XIXe siècle
22. Chris HAMLIN (Univ. of Notre Dame), Nuisances Inspection in England and Wales, 1856-1902
23. Anne-Cécile LEFORT (Conservatoire national des artes et metiérs, Paris), Développement industriel et gouvernance, en France et en Belgique, 1810-1920. Mise en perspective des législations
General debate
11.00 – 12.40 Session 7: Policing pollution (B)
Chair: Joel A. TARR (Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh)
24. Stephen MOSLEY (University of Birmingham), Standardising smoke: measuring and monitoring air pollution in British cities, 1910-1960
25. Federico PAOLINI (University of Siena), The environmental impact of automobiles in Italian cities, 1950-1974
26. Charles CLOSMANN (German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.), Fighting the Tide: Pollution, Development, and Environmental Consciousness in Hamburg, 1945 to 1961
27. Frank ZELKO (German Historical Institute, Washington D.C.), Rowing against the current: industry, pollution, and environmental activism in Hamburg in the 1970s and 1980s
General debate
13.00 Lunch
14.20 – 16.00 Session 8: Planning the cities, shaping the environment
Chair: Dieter SCHOTT (University of Leicester)
28. Geneviève MASSARD-GUILBAUD (Universitè Blaise-Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand), Aux origines du planning urbain francais: la gestion de la pollution industrielle?
29. Joan MARTINEZ-ALIER (Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona) and Eduard MASJUAN (Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona), The Barcelona conurbation from 1897 to today
30. Harold PLATT (Loyola University of Chicago), From Hygeia to the Garden city: bodies, houses, and the rediscovery of the slum
31. Bill LUCKIN (Bolton Institute, Bolton-Uk), Experts and Inhabitants: Exploring and Controlling the Slums in Interwar Manchester and Salford
General debate
16.15 – 17.15 Closing remarks by Martin MELOSI (University of Houston) and Final debate
Social program: Visit and Dinner in S. Gimignano
Sunday, 27 June
9.00 – 16.30 (approximatly) Excursion to Montepulciano