EPISODE 9 features an interview with Łukasz Stanek & Christina Schwenkel on their recent books, which examine Eastern European architects and planners who traveled the world in the Cold War, bringing with them ideologies about the proper conduct of dialy life, what cities should be like, and how economies should function.
Łukasz Stanek will give the 2021 Wiles Memorial Lecture, for Indiana University's Polish Studies Center on March 26th, 2021.
Łukasz Stanek: https://www.research.manchester.ac.uk/portal/lukasz.stanek.html
Architecture in Global Socialism: Eastern Europe, West Africa, and the Middle East in the Cold War (Princeton University Press, 2020): https://press.princeton.edu/books/hardcover/9780691168708/architecture-in-global-socialism
Christina Schwenkel: https://ucriverside.academia.edu/ChristinaSchwenkel
Building Socialism: The Afterlife of East German Architecture in Urban Vietnam (Duke University Press, 2020): https://www.dukeupress.edu/building-socialism