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Stoà Journal – Issue 8 [Lexicon]

The aim of Stoà 8 is to carry out a critical reflection on the words used in the teaching of architectural design today, in order to identify a conceptual vocabulary necessary to encompass (and possibly reinvent) the various subject areas of the discipline.

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Lecturer in Architecture Studies

​​​​​​​The committee is looking for applications from candidates who specialise in architectural studies with a focus on architectural humanities and/or social studies of architecture and can contribute to research-informed teaching that complements the existing clusters of activity in the Manchester Architecture Research Group (MARG) and the Manchester School of Architecture (MSA).

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Contesting dignity in space: between shame, fame and pride

The call for presentations invites scholars from different fields to submit their original works on the contestations of dignity and its expressions in space. This might refer to dimensions like embodiment in politics, questions of ethnicity, moral or religious stance, or socio-economic status, or as expressions in performances of and feelings such as pride, humility or, shame.

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