Monthly Archives: September 2015

Monday Beaches Symposium Schedule

10.00-12.30 Two Beaches, One Case: Questions of Access, Property and Rights.

A discussion investigating the impact (on such cases as Whitstable) and the reasoning of the judgment in R (on the application of Newhaven Port and Properties Ltd) v East Sussex County Council and another [2015] UKSC 7.

Contributions from: Donald McGillivary (Sussex), Elaine Sherrat (KLS Law Clinic Solicitor) and Geoffery Samuel (KLS). (

Chair: Phil Hubbard (UKC).

12.30-13.30 Lunch, with film (by Simon Robinson) projected in seminar room.

13.30-14.30 Contested Thresholds.

David Herd (UKC) ‘The View from Dover (

Mark Vacher (Copenhagen) ‘Broen//Bron – How a Dead Body can form a Region.’

Chair: Harley Ronan (Brussels/4 Cities).

14.30-15.50 Sensual (and other) Pleasures.

Pau Obrador Pons (Sutherland) ‘Placing Touch on the Beach.’

Victoria Brooks (Westminster) ‘Entanglements and Folds.’

Lavinia Brydon (UKC) ‘The People’s Pier Project.’

Chair: Lucy Finchett-Maddock (Sussex)

Break 20 mins.

16.10-17.30 Topographical Features.

Rupert Griffiths and Lai Wei ‘Engaging with topographies and traces’. ( and

Patrizia Muscogiuri (Salford) ‘The Shore of the Wor(l)d. Liminality and Agency in Virginia Woolf’. (

Nathan Moore (BBK) ‘The Limit’.

Chair: Anne Bottomley (KLS).

17.30-18.00 Final discussion (Facilitated by Anne Bottomley and Ben Hickman).

18.15 Walk along Tankerton Beach.

19.00 Dinner. 

20.00 Evening Performances with Rod Edmond, Claudia Molitor and Patricia Debney.