UJ Alumni Impumelelo Magazine Edition 8

Prof Antonio Toma

run by Prof Mark Raymond with Unit 13. This is a joint studio between the GSA and University of Illinois Mark’s Distinguished Visiting Professorship Studio at the University of Illinois this semester.) • Prof Raymond lectured at the RIBA International Arch Fest Singapore, https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/ archifest-2021-riba-city-bound- dennis-ho/?trackingId=5qwNUbO HTwCzCimvFK2KdQ%3D%3D • On Architecture Education – GSA hosted a series of roundtables throughout the year, in partnership with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (US), the Universidad Nacional de La Plata (Argentina), and the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (ETSA-Vallès, Spain). https://www.instagram.com/p/ CWD8uH3qYv9/?utm_source=ig_ web_copy_link • GSA post-professional convenor event: Prof António Tomás in the African Studies Workshop at Harvard University Centre for African Studies, presented a virtual event on November 8. The title of his presentation was ‘Urbanism interrupted: Informal Economy, National Reconstruction and Luanda’s Urban Morphology’. https://africa.harvard.edu/ event/african-studies-workshop- featuring-antónio-tomás • GSA organised four online webinars with architects from Spain, USA, Ghana and the UK, which were aimed at encouraging applications for Advanced Design Research PhDs. • Venice Biennale – Prof Raymond did various online presentations throughout the year in collaboration with LW Circus, as part of the Italian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. • Museums Association of the Caribbean (MAC) – Prof Raymond made the keynote presentation at 2021 MAC Conference in November, titled ‘Soon Come – Anticipating Memory’. https:// caribbeanmuseums.com/mac- conference-keynote/

GSA Events in 2021

• GSA launched GSA Radio with a series of successful podcasts that we hope to continue with next year < http://www.gsa. ac.za/news-initiatives/gsa- podcast/ > • GSA Director Prof Mark Raymond travelled to the USA as Plym Distinguished Visiting Professor, and gave the DVP Lecture there. https://www.youtube.com/ watch?v=ckKvvgcEK0c (...the Analogue Studio final reviews

• GSA organised four international lectures with architects from Spain (Flores & Pratts Lecture), USA (R&R Studios), Ghana (Lesley Lokko & Sumayya Vally Lecture) and the UK participating. These international online webinars were held to encourage applications for Advanced Design Research PhDs at UJ – we are currently processing eight applications

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