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Inaugural lecture: Professor Gandy, 'Borrowed Light: A Journey through Weimar Berlin'

25 March 2009

Professor Matthew Gandy (UCL Geography) will deliver his inaugural lecture, 'Borrowed Light: A Journey through Weimar Berlin', on 30 April 2009 at 6.30pm in the JZ Young Lecture Theatre (Anatomy Building).

Professor Matthew Gandy

The lecture will explore emerging cultures of nature in Berlin during the 1920s with particular emphasis on the planning and architectural legacy of Martin Wagner and the cinematic representation of everyday life in the film People on Sunday (Menschen am Sonntag, 1929).

A drinks reception will follow at 19.30 in the Geography Exhibition Room (G07), Pearson Building.

To register for the event, visit the Urban Laboratory website or email Valerie Viehoff.

Image: Professor Matthew Gandy (credit Anita Dabrowska)