Wednesday June 13 2018
- 18.30–19.30Keynote Lecture by Christine StevensonProfessor Christine Stevenson teaches students at The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, about the history of architecture, and of monuments and memorializing. She grew up in Canada, where her fascination with the architecture of the Baltic and Nordic countries began when she was an exchange student in Finland, and then in Denmark. Her PhD dissertation was about the prisons and asylums designed by the Danish architect C. F. Hansen. Since then she has published two books -- Medicine and Magnificence: British Hospital and Asylum Architecture 1660–1815 (2000) and The City and the King: Architecture and Politics in Restoration London (2013) – and is working on another, about famous building craftsmen in early modern England.
Friday June 15 2018
- 12.00–13.00Keynote Lecture by Krista KodresKrista Kodres is a professor at the Institute of Art History and Visual Culture of Estonian Academy of Arts in Tallinn/Estonia and a senior researcher at University of Tallinn, Institute of Humanities. Her fields of research are history and theory of art and architecture in Early Modern period, history and theory of art history writing, history of Estonian/Soviet art history. She is the editor-in-chief of six-volume edition of „History of Estonian Art“ and an author of the books “Beautiful House and Room” (2001), “History of Estonian Art, vol. 2, 1520-1770“ (2005, editor and main author); „Presenting Oneself. The Early Modern Tallinn (Reval) citizen and his house“ (2014). Kodres is the author of a chapter in the book „Art History and Visual Studies in Europe. Transnational Discourses and National Frameworks. (eds. M. Rampley et al. Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2012).
Saturday June 16 2018
- 15.00–16.00Closing Keynote by Reinhold MartinReinhold 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. At Columbia, Martin also chairs the Society of Fellows in the Humanities, and is a member of the Committee on Global Thought as well as the Institute for Comparative Literature and Society. 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). He is currently working on a history of the American university as a media complex.