"Capital Icons" Conference; University of Copenhagen, 14 December 2012

The "CAPITAL ICONS" Conference will be held at the University of Copenhagen, Friday 14 December 2012, from 13:00 to 15:15.

The Conference is organised by the Center for Urbanity & Aesthetics, Dept. of Arts and Cultural Studies, on behalf of 4Cities – UNICA Euromaster in Urban Studies Programme.


  • Martin Zerlang, University of Copenhagen

Tivoli of Copenhagen: A Capital Icon

  • Walter Matznetter, Universität Wien:

The Strudlhofstiege of Vienna: An Iconic Staircase

  • Mathieu van Criekingen, Université Libre de Bruxelles:

Icons of Brussels, Capital of Europe

  • Diego Barrado Timón, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid:

Capital Ambitions and Symbolism of Regional Capitals in Spain

  • Henrik Reeh, University of Copenhagen

Unintentional Iconicity: Vienna Roses and Coffee Bags

Download the announcement here.