The African Studies Center (ASC) sponsors conferences, lectures, exhibits, film series, and cultural performances throughout the year. These events are designed to foster understanding of Africa among members of the U-M community and the public and to advance the exchange of resources and knowledge between U-M and its partners in Africa.
CREES Noon Lecture. The Worlding of Eastern Europe: Architects from Socialist Countries in Cold War West Africa
Łukasz Stanek is a visiting associate professor of architecture at U-M, and senior lecturer at the Manchester School of Architecture, the University of Manchester, U.K. Stanek authored "Henri Lefebvre on Space: Architecture, Urban Research, and the Production of Theory" (2011) and edited Lefebvre’s book "Toward an Architecture of Enjoyment" (2014). He published on cold war mobilities of architecture between socialist countries, West Africa, and the Middle East, which is the topic of his forthcoming book. Previously Stanek taught at ETH Zurich and Harvard University, and received fellowships from the Center for Advanced Study in Visual Arts (Washington D. C.), among other institutions.
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|Event Type:||Lecture / Discussion|
|Tags:||Africa, Architecture, European, International|
|Source:||Happening @ Michigan from Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies, History of Art, A. Alfred Taubman College of Architecture + Urban Planning, International Institute, Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia, African Studies Center|