The seminars are held term time on Wednesdays at 13.00 and open to all. Seminars are either held in the Exhibition Area, 4th floor Claremont Tower or The Gallery, 1st floor Architecture Building.
10th October: Roger Burrows - Urban Futures and the Dark Enlightenment: A Guide for the Perplexed
25th October: Emma Ormerod (Durham University - The Local State of Housing: Deepening Entrepreneurial Governance and The Place of Politics and Publics
22nd November - Yasser Megahed: Session theme ARC Industries of Architecture
29th November - Ben Anderson from Durham University: Hope In Neoliberal Life
10th January - John Pendlebury & Loes Feldpaus: Heritage and Brexit
17th January - Jennifer Lawrence (Global Forum on Urban and Regional Resilience, Virginia Tech, USA): "Fossil-Fueling Vulnerability: Extractionist Governmentalities in an Age of Extreme Energy”.
31st January - Polly Gould: D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson and Parametricism
7th February - Noemi Lakmaier: Noëmi will be talking about her art practice which takes as its theme individuals’ relationships to their surroundings, as well as identity and perception of the self.
14th February - Michael Chapman: University of Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
21st February - A Feruandari: tbc
18th April - Harrison Smith & Jill Valentine: The Mobile Distinction: The Location Analytics Industry and the Elementary Forms of Relevance. Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm
25th April - Saudanu Sukkasame: Participatory Housing Processes: Rehousing the Indigenous Community in Thailand. Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm
2nd May - Ruth Machen: Facing Janus: Personal and Professional Discourses of Climate Change. Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm
9th May - Nergis Kalli: Learning from Tokyo: Eventscape. Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm
16th May - Catherine Alexander: Homeless in the homeland: housing protests in Kazakhstan. Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm
23rd May - Stephen Grinsell speaking about his research on the politics of concrete and how people react to concrete buildings from the 1960s and 1970s with a talk entitled ‘Rock ’n’ Roll: Concrete, Identity and Psychoanalytical Theory’. As usual this will take place in the Exhibition Area, 4th floor of the Claremont Tower between 1pm-2pm on Wednesday 23rd May.
30th May - Tokunbo Olorundami: Mapping the Contextual Barriers and Opportunities for Realizing Effectiveness in Nigeria's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Regime: an Evaluation of EIA Learning Potential in Nigeria (working title).
- Kathryn Watson: Legitimacy and Value in Marine Science (working title)
Venue: Exhibition Area, Level 4 CLT 1pm to 2pm