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Anthropology Lecture - Albena Yaneva

Anthropology Lecture - Albena Yaneva

Wolff Conference Room, Room D1103, Albert and Vera List Academic Center
General Public 

Albena Yaneva will deliver a lecture titled "Blinded by the Sun: Testing Glare, Crafting Cosmopolitical Designs".

Albena Yaneva is Professor of Architectural Theory and director of the Manchester Architecture Research Centre (MARC) at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom. She has been Visiting Professor at Princeton School of Architecture and Parsons. Her research is intrinsically transdisciplinary and crosses the boundaries of science studies, cognitive anthropology, architectural theory and political philosophy. 

She is the author of several books: The Making of a Building (Oxford: Peter Lang, 2009), Made by the OMA: An Ethnography of Design (Rotterdam: 010 Publishers, 2009), and Mapping Controversies in Architecture (Ashgate 2012) and editor (with Alejandro Zaera-Polo) of What is Cosmopolitical Design? (Ashgate 2015). Yaneva is the recipient of the RIBA President’s award for outstanding research (2010). 

This event is co-sponsored by the Anthropology Department at The New School for Social Research, with GIDEST and Parsons Art, Design, History, and Theory.



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