Date: 17-18 November, 2017
Venue: Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh
Organisation: Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies (University of Edinburgh) in conjunction with the Globalisation, Entrepreneurship and the South Pacific project (RMIT, University of Tasmania, and University of Sydney)
Sponsors: Scottish Centre for Diaspora Studies, and Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh
G. A. Bremner is Senior Lecturer in Architectural History at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include the history of nineteenth- and early twentieth-century British architecture, architecture and empire, national identity and its relationship to the wider built environment, and religious architecture. He is especially interested in the intersection between European empire and the globalisation of architectural form, knowledge and expertise, including the nature and effects of agency.
Harriet Edquist is Professor of Architectural History in the School of Architecture and Design at RMIT University, Melbourne. She has both published widely and curated numerous exhibitions in the fields of Australian art, design and architectural history situated within a global setting. She also contributes to the production of architectural knowledge as the director of the RMIT Design Archives.
Stuart King is Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Design, University of Tasmania. He teaches in design, history and theory, and researches in Australian architectural history, historiography and heritage. He is particularly interested in the nineteenth century and architecture in colonial settings, especially settler colonies. He is currently a co-editor of Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand.
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