Gertrude Szili

Conference paper

Perspectives on becoming new port: a discursive account of stakeholder opinions in the renaming of Port Adelaide

This paper draws upon ongoing research that has investigated the redevelopment of the Port Adelaide waterfront in South Australia. Developing previous research (see Rofe & Szili 2009), the authors contend that place names such as Port Adelaide may be so infused with negativity that attempts...
Conference paper

The naming game: the politics of place names as tools for urban regenerative practice?

Stigmatised as Port Misery for over 150 years, the name of Port Adelaide and its adjacent suburbs are still infused with the meanings of their derelict past. This paper investigates the method employed by the Newport Quays development consortium in the revitalisation of the Port...