Job - Postdoctoral Fellowship in History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism (Basel)

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The University of Basel, Switzerland, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowship in History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism with the appointment scheduled to begin on August 1, 2018. This full-time position is for a period of six years, with a review after two years.
 
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Call for papers: international conference "On Monumentality". Athens, Acropolis Museum, 4-6 April 2019.

A century separates us from the “rupture of history” and the historical ambiguities that the early heroic modernism introduced in the urban space, and eighty years from the destruction of the European monumental deposit from the bombings of WWII, a defining moment for the introduction of new kinds of monumentality alongside the old ones. Yet, monumentality still emerges as a major spatial, aesthetic, symbolic, architectural and archaeological phenomenon.

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