Lezing: Monika Motylinska

28-03-2019 van 14:30 tot 16:30
Aud. Vlerick, Hoveniersberg
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Monika Motylinska, "'Ape Rock' or an Icon of Brutalist Architecture in Germany? On the Town Hall in Bensberg by Gottfried Böhm" (gastlezing voor het opleidingsonderdeel "Architectuurgeschiedenis 2)

Monika Motylinska is an architectural and urban historian, since 2016 a postdoctoral research fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space (IRS) in Erkner, Germany. In December 2016, she defended her PhD thesis at the Technical University Berlin on handling the post-war heritage in Germany Akzeptiert, abgelehnt, rehabilitiert? Zum Umgang mit dem Architekturerbe der Nachkriegszeit in Deutschland. Eine Diskursanalyse (forthcoming in 2019).

For her doctoral research she was granted a fellowship by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Feb 2013-Jan 2016). Between October 2016 and October 2018 she was a Gerda Henkel Fellow in a research project on the GDR architecture abroad. Since November 2018 she has been working on her second monograph about German construction companies as global players in local contexts in sub-Saharan Africa in the 20th century. She has authored several articles in edited volumes (e.g. Ost-Moderne II; Spaces of Interaction between the Socialist Camp and the Global South). She holds a Master's degree in heritage protection (Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun) and a Master's degree in art history (TU Berlin). She is a member of EAHN, SAH, EAUH as well as the Bauhaus Institute for Theory and History of Architecture and Planning in Weimar.