CFP: Cold War and Environmental Sciences: Circulations, exchanges and cooperation between the USSR and the West, 1950s–1990s (London, 18 Dec 2018)

International scientific collaboration during the Cold War has attracted increased attention during the last decade not least for its ability to further insight into the evident contradictory trends of knowledge production and secrecy, cooperation and conflict … More CFP: Cold War and Environmental Sciences: Circulations, exchanges and cooperation between the USSR and the West, 1950s–1990s (London, 18 Dec 2018)

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CFP: Controlled Tourism: Encounters, Interpretations and Experiences in Eastern Europe during the Cold War (Lüneburg, 8–10 Nov 2018)

The purpose of the conference is to address with specific examples the various ways in which countries, regions and places were experienced and interpreted through touristic encounters. … More CFP: Controlled Tourism: Encounters, Interpretations and Experiences in Eastern Europe during the Cold War (Lüneburg, 8–10 Nov 2018)

CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

After WWII, architecture was used and misused as an ideological signifier for competing systems and for new national identities. Diverse actors and networks took part in architectural exchange within the blocks and beyond the Iron Curtain. … More CFP: Exporting Socialism, Making Business? Intercultural Transfer, Circulation and Appropriations of Architecture in the Cold War Period (Erkner, 21-22 June 2018)

CFP: Cold War at the Crossroads: 194X-198X. Architecture and planning between politics and ideology (Milan, 13-14 June 2017)

The seminar intends to remap/revisit the Cold War and its projections by focusing on its interferences with design culture at different scales. Taking into consideration a wide geographic frame, the seminar will encourage transnational perspectives that investigate the mechanisms, places and vehicles of the transfer. … More CFP: Cold War at the Crossroads: 194X-198X. Architecture and planning between politics and ideology (Milan, 13-14 June 2017)