UHA Book Forum: "Afterlives of Public Housing: A Comparative Conversation"

  • 02 Oct 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • Zoom, no cost to attend
  • 65


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This event is free to attend. 

Join us on Saturday, October 2 at 1:00-2:30 PM EST for: UHA Book Forum: "Afterlives of Public Housing: A Comparative Conversation"

This book forum was organized by the UHA's Programming Committee to bring together scholars whose work examines a shared theme in different urban and national contexts.


  • Lawrence Vale, Ford Professor of Urban Design & Planning, and Associate Dean of Architecture & Planning, MIT, discussing After the Projects: Public Housing Redevelopment and the Governance of the Poorest Americans (Oxford University Press, 2018) and
  • Christina Schwenkel, Professor of Anthropology & Southeast Asian Studies, University of California Riverside, discussing, Building Socialism: The Afterlife of East German Architecture in Urban Vietnam (Duke University Press, 2020).
  • In conversation with Florian Urban, Professor of Architectural History and Head of History and Architectural Studies, Glasgow School of Art.

To be followed by audience Q&A.

How to register: 
This event will be held virtually via Zoom. All attendees must register in advance. Once you do so, you will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link. You will also receive a reminder email a few days before the event. If you do not see the confirmation email, please check your spam folder.

When you register, please do not share your confirmation email or the Zoom link with anyone else. If you know others who may want to join this event, please send them this event link and encourage them to sign up on their own. We will not permit entry to anyone who has not registered in advance. 

Please direct any questions about this event to Hope Shannon, UHA Executive Director, at hshannon@urbanhistory.org

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