Current Lectures & Events

FALL 2022 LECTURES & EVENTS
An exhibition of the work of Azra Aksamija, AKPIA@MIT's interim director, at the new MIT Museum. The exhibition was produced with the Future Heritage Lab and titled Coring America. Components of this work have been previously produced for and shown at the Aga Khan Museum in Toronto, for the Sanctuary Exhibition.
Opening events:
September 23, MIT Community day, open to everyone 
Saturday October 1, is an open house to welcome the Cambridge Community. 
Sunday October 2, the Museum opens to the general public.
 

CANCELLED, MAYBE RESCHEDULED
Everyday Life in the "Spectacular" City: Making Home in Dubai
Rana AlMutawa
Social Sciences Division
NYU Abu Dhabi
Abstract/Bio

FOR THE LECTURES BELOW, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED ONLY FOR NON-MIT ATTENDEES.
MONDAYS AT 6 PM IN ROOM  3-133.

October 3
The Industrial Ephemeral: Labor and Love in Indian Architecture and Construction
Namita Dharia
Architect and Socio-Cultural Anthropologist
Rhode Island School of Design

Abstract/Bio
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October 24 
Disembodied Territoriality or how to be displaced from where you have never been?
Menna Agha
Architect and Researcher
Azrieli School of Architecture, Carleton University
Abstract/Bio
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November 14
City as a Geofact
Todd Reisz
Architect and Writer
Amsterdam

Abstract/Bio
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November 21
'Improve and Reform Them':
Manufacturing Citizenship and Goods in the Vocational School of Late Ottoman Baghdad

Lydia Harrington
Historian
AKPIA@MIT Post-Doctoral Fellow

Abstract/Bio
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