An annual series of public lectures and talks on a wide variety of topics taking place at The School of Art, Architecture and Design during the 2020-21 academic year.
Archive of public lectures and talks
You can see details of older public lectures and talks in our archive:
Image: MASS Crits 2019
Public lectures and events from the School of Art, Architecture and Design
Art, Architecture and Design Research Seminars 2020-21
Organised by Dr Jane Clossick
AAD Research Seminars are a series of public conversations that bring together researchers and practitioners from The School of Art, Architecture and Design (AAD) and the wider world, to present their research for review amongst peers.
ONLINE: The Home in Lockdown
Thursday 29 October 2020, 6.30pm
Nicola Blake, Frances Holliss and Rita Adamo discuss different angles on representing and thinking about the home.
ONLINE: Clashing Scales
Thursday 5 November 2020, 6.30pm
Two presentations which consider things at different scales: the individual, and the global.
ONLINE: Imagination, Form, Fiction
Thursday 12 November 2020, 6.30pm
Sunny Singh and Aleks Catina will speak about the relationship between architectural space and fiction, chaired by Trevor Norris.
ONLINE: Space, Duration and Movement - researching experiences
Thursday 19 November 2020, 6.30pm
Johanna Hällsten and Christian Frost discuss synergies and conflicts that frame research aims, objectives and the resultant conclusions.
ONLINE: The invention of narrative
Thursday 26 November 2020, 6.30pm
Ania Dabrowska and Ektoras Arkomanis discuss approaches to incomplete narratives and their allure.
ONLINE: Wild Ways
Thursday 10 December 2020, 6.30pm
Siân Moxon and Dr Justin Webb discuss Wild Ways – A scoping study on influencing pro-environmental behaviours to facilitate urban rewilding.
Interesting Times in Venice
12 October - 11 December 2020
The exhibition shows creative responses from Fellows of the British Council, following their month in Venice during the Biennale Arte 2019.
ONLINE: Book Launch & Talk: When I was at Art School in the 90s
Thursday 26 November 2020, 7pm-8pm
Launch of a new Zine by photographer Marc Vallée, including talks and Q&A.