Who: Jonathan Hale, University of Nottingham
When: 12 February 2019 - 13.00 - 14.00
Where: Roland Levinsky Building, Jill Craigie Lecture Theatre
Professor Jonathan Hale is an architect and Professor of Architectural Theory in the Department of Architecture and Built Environment. He is Head of the Architecture, Culture and Tectonics research group (ACT) and Convenor for Architectural Humanities II, and Design, Culture and Context modules. Research interests include: architectural theory and criticism; phenomenology and the philosophy of technology; the relationship between architecture and the body; museums and architectural exhibitions. He has published books, chapters, refereed articles and conference papers in these areas and has obtained grants from the EPSRC, the Leverhulme Trust, British Academy, and the Arts Council. He is founder and current steering group member of the international subject network: Architectural Humanities Research Association (AHRA); a member of the interdisciplinary Science, Technology and Culture research group, hosted by the Dept of French, and a Management Board member for the University's Research Priority Area in Creative and Cultural Industries. One of his more recent publications is Merleau-Ponty for Architects (Routledge, 2017).