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Building Solidarities

Dr Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi is Assistant Professor at Barnard College, Columbia University. She is writing two book manuscripts, Architecture of Migration: The Dadaab Refugee Camps and Humanitarian Settlement, on the history, visual rhetoric, and spatial politics of the Dadaab refugee camps, and Minnette de Silva and a Modern Architecture of the Past, on wartime heritage politics in Sri Lanka, understood through the intellectual career of one of the first women architects.


Wide of the Mark? New Forms of Urbanity in Mark II British New Towns


Dr Janina Gosseye is Associate Professor of Urban Architecture at TUDelft. Her research is situated at the nexus of 20th century architectural and urban history on the one hand, and social and political history on the other. Her most recent book is: Speaking of Buildings: Oral History in Architectural Research, which she edited together with Naomi Stead and Deborah van der Plaat.


Maintaining focus on preserving the actual in a virtual world: C20 Conservation via Zoom

Catherine Croft is expert on post war architecture and the public perception of C20 design. She is the Director of the C20 Society, the National Amenity Society for buildings constructed since 1918, and lectures widely on heritage and built environment issues, in the UK and abroad. Her work with the Getty Conservation Institute includes a practical guide to concrete repair in historic buildings.


Situated Practice

Dr Karen Burns is an architectural historian and theorist located in Melbourne, Australia. She researches histories of women and women's rights in architecture and histories of nineteenth-century design, including domesticity and settler colonialism. With Lori Brown she is co-editor of The Bloomsbury Global History of Women in Architecture, 1960-2015 (2 vols., Bloomsbury, 2022).


Racialised “Make-Work-and-Let-Buy” Capitalism: Working from Home and Living/Dying from Work

Dr Eray Çaylı (PhD UCL, 2015), studies the spatial and visual politics of violence in Turkey and beyond. Eray is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow (2018-21) at LSE where he also teaches at postgraduate level. His recent publication projects include special issues he has guest-edited for the International Journal of Islamic Architecture and for the Journal of Visual Culture, and the volume Architectures of Emergency in Turkey: Heritage, Displacement and Catastrophe (Bloomsbury/I.B.Tauris, 2021) he has co-edited. Eray’s first monograph is titled Victims of Commemoration: The Architecture and Violence of “Confronting the Past” in Turkey (forthcoming in 2021 from Syracuse University Press).


What's next?

Reinhold Martin is Professor of Architecture in the Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University, where he directs the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture, and is a member of the Center for Comparative Media. A founding co-editor of the journal Grey Room, Martin’s books include The Organizational Complex: Architecture, Media, and Corporate Space (MIT, 2003), Utopia’s Ghost: Architecture and Postmodernism, Again (Minnesota, 2010), and The Urban Apparatus: Mediapolitics and the City (Minnesota, 2016). His most recent book is Knowledge Worlds: Media, Materiality, and the Making of the Modern University (Columbia University Press, 2021).

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