Architecture Research Seminars: Summer of Architecture at the Paul Mellon Centre

Alice Read Announcement
United Kingdom
Subject Fields
African History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Urban Design and Planning, Urban History / Studies

Join us for a series of talks and discussions exploring buildings, cities, and landscapes as they relate to histories of colonialism, empire, diaspora, questions of access, information technologies, and lived experiences in Britain and elsewhere.

Co-organised with Rixt Woudstra (Assistant Professor in Architectural History, University of Amsterdam).

17 May 2023
5pm – 7pm
History Designing Architecture: Performance and Architecture in Africa & its Diaspora with Adedoyin Teriba and Rixt Woudstra

24 May 2023
5pm – 7pm
Thermal Governance: Air-conditioning Complexes and Climate Modulation in Urban Asia with Jiat-Hwee Chang and Kim Förster

31 May 2023
5pm – 7pm
Landscapes of Waste: Towards an Urban History of Coal Spoil in Modern Britain with Moa Carlsson and Otto Saumarez Smith

7 June 2023
5pm – 7pm
The Architecture of Disability with David Gissen and Jos Boys

14 June 2023
5pm – 7pm
The Small Spaces of Empire with Swati Chattopadhyay and Tania Sengupta

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