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Construction and reconstruction

Start: Dec 13, 2017 3:15:00 PM
End: Dec 13, 2017 5:00:00 PM

Professor Gabi Dolff-Bonekämper
Professor Gabi Dolff-Bonekämper (TU Berlin) will provide a keynote lecture on 'Construction and Reconstruction' at the University of Gothenburg (UGOT), in discussion with Dr Clare Melhuish (UCL Urban Laboratory). The event is part of a series of keynotes and conversations during 2017 on the theme 'Reconstruction Matters' at the Centre for Critical Heritage Studies at UGOT, in partnership with UCL.

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness

Start: Jan 10, 2018 11:15:00 AM
End: Jan 10, 2018 9:00:00 PM

The science and culture of sleep and sleeplessness / Image credit: Andrew Carnie
Sleep is an enormous part of our lives and has fascinated scientists, artists and writers for centuries: Why do we sleep? And why do we sometimes struggle to sleep?

Urban Salon: Art Festivals and the City

Start: Feb 22, 2018 6:00:00 PM
End: Feb 22, 2018 8:00:00 PM

Urban Salon
The 2017 edition of the Documenta art festival featured a satellite event in Athens, outside of its regular host city Kassel. Held every five years, Documenta is widely considered one of the most influential contemporary art festivals, which has historically been known for its field-configuring provocations. The latest edition, however, garnered criticism of its excursion abroad as "crisis tourism," a way to exploit the political and financial situation in Athens for cultural consumption.

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