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Söderhallarna i Stockholm, invigd 1992. Arkitekt: Bo Kjessel.

Research conference: Almost History


09.30 Introduction
Kieran Long, Director, ArkDes

09.40 Curating and Researching ArkDes’ collections
Frida Melin and Daniel Golling, curators of the collections, ArkDes

09.50 Through the Anxieties of Style: the Rigging of Neoliberalism and the New Vasa Museum in Stockholm
Catharina Gabrielsson, Docent and Associate Professor at KTH School of Architecture.

10.20 Remaster Postmodernism – Studio RE -2020, KTH School of Architecture
Thordis Arrhenius, Professor  Architecture, Theory and Method and Mikael Bergquist, architect SAR/MSA, lecturer at KTH School of Architecture, Stockholm

10.50 BREAK

11.00 Uppenbart och osynligt: en studie i hur smak, stil och ideal formar arkitekturen (in Swedish)
Solmaz Beik, architect, KOD Architects and Tova Rudin, architect and artist.

11.30 Den nakna sanningen. Arkitekt Ingrid Wallberg i offentliga och privata arkiv (in Swedish)
Anne Brügge. Critic, literary scholar and writer.

12.00 LUNCH

13.00 Transnational Building – International Projects in the ArkDes’ Collections
Erik Sigge, Postdoc Fellow, MIT.

13.30 Erik Sigge in conversation with Daniel Golling, curator of the collections ArkDes

13.50 Making History
Wouter Vanstiphout, Partner in Crimson Historians and Urbanists, member of the Dean Team of the Independent School for The City, Rotterdam.

14.20 BREAK

14.30 Memorial to Enslaved Laborers: Blackness and the Architectural Archive
Mabel O Wilson, professor of architecture, planning and preservation at Columbia GSAPP.

15.00 Mabel O Wilson in conversation with Carlos Mínguez Carrasco, Head Curator ArkDes

15.20 Archives of the Future. The Idea of the New City and the New Man as Envisaged in
1960s Sweden.
Christoph Grafe, Professor of Architectural History and Theory, University of Wuppertal, Germany

15.50 Summary

16.00 Ends

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Tuesday 15 December