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3rd International Symposium of Design for Living with Water

Within the scope of this symposium, the relationship between water and design will be discussed in the process from hunting societies to Society 5.0. As designers and engineers of the “climate change generation” it is our responsibility to contribute to the design field by looking at the past, present and future through the relationship of water and life. 

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Routledge Critical Companion to Race and Architecture

The Routledge Critical Companion to Race and Architecture will address how architecture has intersected with the construct of race from the premodern era to the present, and across multiple regions including Australia, East and South Asia, Europe, Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa, the Caribbean, the Middle East and North Africa, as well as North America.

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Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow – Pre-Modern Art History

The Department of Art History at the University of Chicago invites applications for a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow with innovative approaches to scholarship in art history, visual media or studies, and/or the built environment, an ambitious research agenda, and a commitment to developing pedagogical techniques for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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