MCMH-EU COST Action Lecture Series
«Writing the History of Post-war Housing Complexes and Neighborhoods. A Take on Research Strategies and Methodologies»

by MCMH-EU Team | ACTION

2020-09-03  |  Reading 3 ”minutes” 

MCMH-EU COST Action Lecture Series | 9, 16, 23 and 30 September 2020

by MCMH-EU Team | ACTION

2020-09-03  |  Reading 3 ”minutes” 

MCMH-EU COST Action Lecture Series
«Writing the History of Post-war Housing Complexes and Neighborhoods. A Take on Research Strategies and Methodologies»
9, 16, 23 and 30 September 2020 (15h00 CET) | online
MCMH-EU COST Action Lecture Series
«Writing the History of Post-war Housing Complexes and Neighborhoods. A Take on Research Strategies and Methodologies»
9, 16, 23 and 30 September 2020 (15h00 CET) | online

Third Talk

«Housing as a Research Question and as a Field in the Architectural History of Israel-Palestine: The Pivotal Case Method»

Yael Allweil | Head of HousingLab: History and Future of Living, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion IIT Israel

Date: Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | 15:00 CET

Place: Microsoft Teams virtual class (link)

Yael Allweil is Assistant Professor and Head of the “HousingLab: History and Future of Living” at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, Technion IIT Israel. Her research explores the history of housing in Israel and Palestine and the history of struggles over urban public spaces and her work involves academic research and activism in the context of the Israeli housing social movement. She is the author of Home-Land: Zionism as Housing Regime 1860-2011 (Routledge, 2016).

Next Talks

Other lectures will be held during the month of September, according to the following program:

Wednesday, 30 September 2020, 15h00
INGE DANIELS | Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

Past Talks

«A COUNTRY FOR OLD MEN.
The Recent Past and the Question of Sources in Writing the History of Post-war Housing in France.»

Sandra Parvu | ENSA Paris-Val de Seine/LAA_Laboratorie Architecture Anthropologie

"General Charles de Gaulle visits the exhibition 'Demain Paris' at the Grand Palais in Paris with his Minister of Construction, Pierre Sudreau, in January 1961".

Sandra Parvu is an architect, a faculty member at the Paris-Val de Seine National Architecture School, and a research fellow at the Architecture and Anthropology Lab. Her book Grands ensembles en situation. Journal de bord de quatre chantiers (MetisPresses, 2011) explores the dialogue between political motivation and aesthetic research in the construction of postwar housing in France.

«MASS HOUSING – A GLOBAL HISTORY
Themes, Methodologies, Spin-Offs»

Miles Glendinning | Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies/University of Edinburgh

mass-housing-front-cover-aug-2020

Miles Glendinning is the Director of the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies and Professor of Architectural Conservation at the University of Edinburgh. He has published extensively on modernist and contemporary architecture and housing, conservation and Scottish architecture; his books include the award-winning Tower Block (with Stefan Muthesius) and The Conservation Movement. His current research is focused on the international history of mass housing, with planned books including a forthcoming global history (Mass Housing) and a history of public housing in Hong Kong.

About

The talks are part of the lecture series “Writing the History of Post-war Housing Complexes and Neighborhoods. A Take on Research Strategies and Methodologies”, organized by Gaia Caramellino and Filippo De Pieri in the framework of the COST Action European-funded MCMH-EU CA18137, “European Middle-Class Mass Housing” and of the Phd Program in Architecture. History and Design (Politecnico di Torino).

Organizers
Gaia Caramellino, DAStU_Politecnico di Milano
Filippo De Pieri, DAD_Politecnico di Torino

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