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Promotie Carlo Giordano
18 May 2018
On 4 April 2018 Carlo Giordano defended his PhD thesis at the Università Cattolica of Milan.
18 May 2018
In this book, Merlijn Hurx argues that transformations in building organisation in 15th century Northern Europe laid the foundations for modern architecture.
Dr. Joâo Trabucho Alexandre and Susanne Knittel
16 May 2018
UYA-Members Susanne Knittel and Joâo Trabucho Alexandre collaborated in an interdisciplinary masterclass.


Vluchtelingen bij de grens van Slovenië ©
22 May 2018 17:15 - 19:00
Professor Debarata Sanyal will give a seminar on the Poetics of Detention: Framing the Refugee ‘Crisis’ at the Utrecht Forum for Memory Studies.
Prof. dr. Giovanni Gobber. YouTube (still)
23 May 2018 13:15 - 15:00
The guest lecture of Giovanni Gobber is open for all those interested.
23 May 2018 15:00 - 16:30
Jon McKenzie is Dean’s Fellow for Media and Design and Visiting Professor of English at Cornell University.