Images of the city (XIXth-XXIth centuries)
In a comparative and interdisciplinary perspective, the conference « Images of the city (XIXth – XXIth centuries) » aims to reflect on the various meanings of the images of the city.
Keywords : city, image, picture, representation, heritage, tourism
Organized in Lyons on 2 and 3 February 2017, the conference « Images of the city (XIXth – XXIth centuries) » is an initiative of the junior project IMAGO – Image(s) de la ville, supported by the University Jean Moulin Lyon 3.
The conference deals with the diversity of the images of the city: the physical and visual images (photographs, drawings, paintings, prints, films…), but also branding and promotional image (territorial marketing, tourism) and mental images of inhabitants, foreigners, artists…