Thursday 23 February 2012, 2‐5pm, in the Cinema at 43 Gordon Square, London

A panel of academics from a range of disciplines will discuss Occupy London. They will focus on how urban space and politics intersect in the historically, politically and theologically charged context of St Paul’s Churchyard and the City of London.

Short informal presentations will be followed by a round table discussion and an open discussion with the audience.


Professor Derek Keene, Institute of Historical Research – Medieval St Paul’s: confrontation and occupation

Dr Christine Stevenson, Courtauld Institute – ”My craz’d Arches”: seventeenth‐century St Paul’s assaulted, and protesting

Dr Mari Paz Balibrea Enriquez, Birkbeck – Invested in space: reflections on the location(s) of dissent

Sarah Lamble, Birkbeck – Disciplining Spaces of Dissent: The rioter, the occupier and the regulation of resistance

Professor Julian Stallabrass, Courtauld Institute – Photographing Occupy