Action IS0904 – Management Committee Meeting – Geneva – 24 May 2013- Agenda

Agenda of the 4th Management Committee Meeting of

COST Action IS0904 – European architecture beyond Europe:
Sharing Research and Knowledge on Dissemination Processes, Historical Data and Material Legacy (19th-20th centuries)

Location: UniDufour, 24 rue du Gal Dufour, Genève
Room: Salle U 159, 1er étage
Contact: Leila El-Wakil, tel: +41792784240

9:00 – 10:00: Core group meeting (coordinators of WGs, Financial Rapporteurs, Chair and Vice-Chair)

10:00 – 13:00 First part of the MC meeting

Welcome to participants and presentation of the new MC members that joined since last meeting: Dr Liora BIGON (IL)

1. Adoption of the agenda

2. Minutes of last meeting
Approval of minutes of 3d MC meeting

3. Matters arising
Secretary for new minutes (to be appointed at the meeting): JoAnne Mancini
Approval of attending experts: Juliette Hueber (FR)

4. Report from the COST Office/Grant Holder
News from the COST Office/Grant Holder
Status of Action, including participating countries
14 participating countries and 6 non-COST institutions at the moment
Budget status, budget planning and allocation process

5. Progress report of working groups
WG1 report (Johan Lagae and Madalena Cunha Matos)
WG2 report (Tom Avermaete and Ezio Godoli)
WG3 report (Claudine Piaton and Ralph Bodenstein)
WG4 report (Pauline van Roosmalen and Thierry Lochard)

6. Action planning
Annual Progress Conference (preparation and/or feedback from representative of the Domain Committee). It is taking place on 3-4 June, 2013 in Talinn (Estonia).
Drafting of the Annual Monitoring Progress Report:
The report was sent on 22 April 2013 to Dr Andreas Obermaier
Highlights and perspectives:
The annual workshop in Lisbon and Training School in Ghent
Organizing content for the ABE-journal (see item 8 below)
Strengthening collaboration among participants in the Action and spin-offs
Action Budget Planning:
Type and frequency of meetings for year 4 (104 000 € allocated for our last “year”: August 2013 to April 2014)
ABE editorial meetings
Other meetings
DH meeting (Data visualization, data spatialization, social network dissemination)
Last MC meeting
Final Conference (up to 35 000 €, to take place before 30 April 2014)
Funds allocated to STSMs and possible last reallocation for the current financial year

Coffee break

Action Planning (including meetings):
Location and date of next and last MC meeting
To be decided

Long-term planning (including anticipated locations and dates of future meetings):
Venue and dates of editorial meetings, if approved:
To be decided

DH meeting, if approved
To be decided

Venue and date of Final Conference:
Palermo, mid-April 2014

13:00 – 14:00: Lunch (at the venue, ground floor cafeteria)

14:00 – 18:00: Second part of MC meeting

7. STSM status, applications
Dissemination of the permanent call (web, listserves), number of applications, and number of STSMs selected (presentation by STSM coordinator, Tom Avermaete (NL))
I RSTSM granted by COST Office to Alex Bremner in December 2013 (2300 €)

8. Publications, dissemination and outreach activities
Other outreach activities:
News of ABE (Architecture beyond Europe), a multilingual and (opern?) peer-reviewed electronical journal, by the editorial board (FR). Issues in preparation, tasks distribution, schedule to be discussed.
Dissemination strategy for year 4:
A Facebook page?
Final publication(s):
Content, editing, publisher(s)
N° special des Cahiers de la Recherche architecturale et urbaine?
A selection of essays based on presentations at the Action’s workshops? To be submitted to which publisher?
Other joint research activities
Co-publication projects by Luce and Liora
Australian initiative: “The Australian Construction of European Architecture: Media, History and Agency in the 19th and 20th Centuries” (results in fall 2013).
DFG-funded project: “Neues Bauen Abroad: Paths, Changes and Work of Weimar Architectural Modernism under the Conditions of Exile”, due to lead to a compendium on exiled, known and less-known, German architects associated with the Modern Movement.
TAG @ Liverpool
Book on Algiers

9. Request for new members

10. Promotion of gender balance and of Early Stage Researchers (ESR)
Encouraging gender, country and ESR balance in the composition of WGs and all Action’s activities

11. Non-COST country participations
Application in process from Dr Deborah Von Platt from Australia

12. Web news
Continuous management of the website launched in July 2010, with an area restricted to members
Content included since the launching of the website
Audience: presentation of the excellent statistics achieved (number of unique visitors, number of page views)

13. AOB – Any Other Business
Phillipe Hyvoz, is Grant Holder Secretary from 1st October 2012
Information on current collaborative projects and prospects for further joint activities in order to reinforce the network
Submission to ANR-DFG call?
Marie Curie initiative?

14. Closing

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