MA Architectural History Symposium and Exhibition
Room 6.02, The Bartlett School of Architecture, 22 Gordon Street, London, WC1H 0QB
Please join the MA Architectural History 2016-17 cohort for Building Ruptures, a symposium, exhibition and book launch. Building Ruptures will feature a series of position papers from guest speakers, presentations by graduating students, discussions with guest respondents and an exhibition of students’ work. The symposium sessions will cover a diverse range of topics including territories and places, materialities and subjectivities, histories and materialisms, site writing and theorising practices.
Keynotes: Stuart Elden (University of Warwick), Owen Hatherley (Writer) and Katie Lloyd Thomas (University of Newcastle). Respondent: Jon Astbury (Architects’ Journal)
10.00-11.30 Panel 1 & Keynote: Professor Stuart Elden – Terrain: The materiality of territory
11.45-13.00 Panel 2 & Keynote: Professor Katie Lloyd Thomas – Building relations (or transductive research as question and method)
14.00-15.30 Panel 3 & Keynote: Owen Hatherley – Modernism and the Left: Writing political history and architecture in Britain
15.45-16.30 Panel 4: Respondent: Jon Astbury
16.30-17.00 Presentation of the ‘Site-writing’ exhibition
17.00-17.20 Closing Comments
17.30-20.30 Book launch and drinks reception
18.00 Music performance by Sean McBride (of Martial Canterel, Xeno & Oaklander)
The event is free and open to all with no registration required.
Contact: Professor Peg Rawes (firstname.lastname@example.org)