Current Lectures & Events

Fall 2018 " An evening with" Lecture Series

September 24
Should we Unite 4 Heritage? The Ethics of Cultural Heritage Preservation
Erich Hatala Matthes
Philosophy Department & Environmental Studies
Wellesley College
Bio & Abstract

October 4, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston

Overview of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture and its history, as well as alternative ways to evaluate the social impact of architectural projects and the symbolic dimensions of the most recent award recipients.

October 15 October 15 (CANCELLED)
Contemporizing Traditional Water Architecture
Regeneration  |  Mainstreaming  |  Replication

A. Mridul/Shilpa Mridul
Architect/ Entreprenuer
Birkha Bawari Synopsis

October 22
Lebanon and the Fog of Reconstruction: Between the Future and Survival 
Deen Sharp
AKPIA@MIT 2018-19 Post-Dcotoral Fellow

This lecture is permanently is available for viewing here.
Bio & Abstract

November 19
Making Places in New Spaces:  Circassian Forced Migrants in the late Ottoman Empire
Dawn Chatty
Emeritus Professor in Anthropology and Forced Migration
University of Oxford, UK   
Bio & Abstract

December 3 (CANCELLED)
Reviving Architectural Heritage and the Collective Memory of Mosul
Omar Mohammed a.k.a “Mosul Eye”
Yale Greenberg World Fellow

Mondays at 6 pm in MIT Room 3-133
Free and open to the public.