Dean's Lecture Series 2015
Professor Neil Brenner
Professor of Urban Theory / Director, Urban Theory Lab / Graduate School of Design / Harvard University.
Tuesday 17 March, 7.00pm.
The urban age in question: towards a new epistemology of the urban
In what sense is the 21st century world urban? In this lecture, Neil Brenner critiques contemporary ideologies of the "urban age," which confront this question with reference to the purported fact that more than 50% of the world's population resides within cities.
6 March 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Join us on an in-depth tour of the new MSD building that will give you insight into its many spectacular spaces, and how it will enable world-class research and collaborative learning across disciplines. Multiple tour dates are available.
10 March 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Dr Catherine Burke, University of Cambridge, will deliver the MacGeorge Lecture: 'A change of heart towards children?'Historical perspectives from the UK, Australia and New Zealand on the design of a new primary school for Cambridge.
16 March 2015 - 6:30pm
Johannes Molander Pedersen will lecture on how the process of developing architecture and urban areas.
17 March 2015 - 9:00am to 3 April 2015 - 5:00pm
The 2015 Dean's Lecture Series presents an exhibition by the Urban Theory Lab (directed by Neil Brenner) 'Operational Landscapes: Towards an Alternative Cartography of World Urbanization'