PhD: Challenging or Reproducing the Status Quo? The Leftist Architect in Milanese Architecture, 196X-198X

Researchers are looking for a doctoral student to join the SNF-funded project Challenging or Reproducing the Status Quo? The Leftist Architect in Milanese Architecture, 196X-198X. The project will explore the relations between architecture and politics in Milan by analysing the professional networks, built projects, and theoretical texts of a select group of architects
operating there.

Requirements for the job include:
– a Master’s degree in architecture, architectural history, art history or one of the social sciences
– an excellent command of Italian and English
– some experience in archival research and in conducting interviews
– some experience in publishing, possibly in academic journals
Candidates are expected to move to Switzerland and to spend extended periods of time in Italy for research.
To apply, please send a cover letter, CV, and two letters of recommendation to andri.gerber@zhaw.ch by 20 November 2021. Please direct all enquiries to the same email address.

The project’s start date is 1 January 2022.

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