With Lukasz Stanek, Manchester.
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In the course of the Cold War, architects, planners, and construction companies from socialist Eastern Europe engaged in a vibrant collaboration with those in West Africa and the Middle East in order to bring modernization to the developing world. Architecture in Global Socialism shows how their collaboration reshaped five cities in the Global South Accra, Lagos Baghdad, Abu Dhabi, and Kuwait City.
This book talk is part of Prof. Dragostinova's graduate seminar on global approaches to European history. All are welcome, but she particularly encourages graduate students to tune in for some state-of-the-field presentations.