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ASSC welcomes Postdoc Fellowship applications

The ASSC welcomes contact from early career researchers interested in applying for Postdoctoral Fellowships to be held at Birkbeck. Below are some of the funding bodies that support research in the ASSC’s area that include architectural history, architectural humanities, architecture… Continue Reading →

Douglas Spencer: Still Dreaming? Space After Spectacle and the Indifference of Architecture, 27th October

Friday, 27th October, 18.00-19.30, Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square Susan Buck-Morss, in her Dreamworld and Catastrophe, observed that the end of the Cold War was marked by the passing of the dream-forms of modernity — capitalist,… Continue Reading →

Yes, the monuments should fall

This article was contributed by Dr Joel McKim, a member of the ASSC (from Birkbeck’s Department of Film, Media and Cultural Studies) and was published first on Birkbeck Comments. Writing in the 1930s, the Austrian writer Robert Musil famously noted… Continue Reading →

Symposium: Architecture of Energy

Friday, 3 November, 13.00 – 17.00, Keynes Library, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square Organised by the Architecture Space and Society Centre and supported by the Birkbeck Institute for the Humanities. Please book your (free) place here. This symposium… Continue Reading →

Symposium: Modernism and the Museum Space in Germany

Wednesday 5 July 2017, 6pm, School of Arts, Birkbeck, 43 Gordon Square, Cinema Free and open to all, please book here This symposium will explore the ways in which the advanced architecture of the early twentieth century in Germany confronted… Continue Reading →

Call for applicants for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships

Architecture Space and Society Centre, Birkbeck, University of London – Call for applicants for British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowships The ASSC welcomes contact from early career researchers interested in applying for a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship to be held at Birkbeck…. Continue Reading →

Reflections after ‘Healing Spaces’ Event

This blog post is penned by Dr Leslie Topp. The cover of Healing Spaces, Modern Architecture and the Body, a collected volume published in 2016 by Routledge, features an architectural cross-section. A rectilinear tower with a reinforced concrete frame is… Continue Reading →

Thinkers in Architecture series: Peg Rawes, Bartlett, UCL, ‘Housing Biopolitics and Care’, 20 March

Monday 20 March 2017, 6pm, Keynes Library (Book here) We are delighted to announce our next speaker in the annual Thinkers in Architecture series: Prof. Peg Rawes, Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL: Housing Biopolitics and Care  This talk outlines how Spinoza’s… Continue Reading →

CHASE Workshop: Medieval and Early Modern Spaces and Places, 24 February

CHASE Workshop organised by Open University and Architecture Space and Society Centre, 24 February 2017, Dreyfus Room, Birkbeck, University of London Drawing upon the research interests of the Medieval and Early Modern Research Group at the Open University and the… Continue Reading →

Reflections on Development and Destruction in Spitalfields

Miloš Kosec, a PhD candidate in Arts and Humanities at Birkbeck reflected on the symposium that looked into the ever-changing Spitalfields. The symposium was organized by Dr. Lesley McFadyen (HCA) and Dr. Joel McKim (FMACS) and funded by the Architecture… Continue Reading →

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