The 7th Timetable Week, which will take place from November 23 to 27, already has an official schedule! More than fifteen activities and fifty speakers will be part of an extensive program of activities that want to be a reference discussion space at an international level on the use of time. All events will be reproduced live and will be dubbed in Catalan or English as appropriate. Registration is now open!
Another of the particularities of this year’s edition is its international look. There will be more than fifteen speakers from around the world and six tables in English. The objective of the initiative is “to connect public institutions, organizations, civil society and research to advance together towards better use of time, share experiences and knowledge between disciplines and different fields of action that work on uses of time and impact on the international media and political agenda and in the political discourse of the time to prioritize these policies on the global agenda “.
The event will open on November 23, between 3:00 p.m. and 3:45 p.m., with a conversation between Judy Wajcman and Carl Honoré. Wajcman is a professor of sociology at the London School of Economics and is especially known for her work on gender and technology. For his part, Honoré is a journalist and author of “The power of slow”, a reference book on the slow movement that analyzes the cult of speed in our current society.
After this powerful start, on November 24, 25, 26 and 27 there will be different debates, round tables and activities between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Among some of the topics that will be addressed are Time Use Legislative and Policy Measures after Covid19, ICT and Uses of Time in teenagers and young people, Right to digital disconnection in private companies or Good business practices of uses of time in the “new normality”, among many others. You can find the full schedule in the attached document. Registration is now open and can be done through the link that accompanies this news.
The Timetable Week is the result of an inter-institutional agreement between the Barcelona City Council, the Generalitat de Catalunya, the Barcelona Metropolitan Area and the Barcelona Provincial Council. The event will serve as preparation for the I International Time Use Week 2021 that will take place from October 25 to 31, 2021 in Barcelona and will include the annual Congress of the IATUR (International Association for Time Use Research), in which more than 200 researchers from around the world, and where the Barcelona Declaration for Time Policies will also be signed.