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UMA Talks

The UMA Talks are a free and accessible series of events. The series is devoted to advancing architectural discourse from both an international perspective and local perspective, and strives to enable the public, students, teachers, and researchers both within architecture and from other fields to get insight to and participate in the educational activities and academic research taking place at Umeå School of Architecture. Theorist, practitioners, artists, and other relevant guests are invited to speak or to participate in roundtable conversations or similar formats.

Contact person: Roemer van Toorn

Where? If nothing else is stated: Umeå School of Architecture, Östra Strandgatan 30c, 903 33 Umeå, Sweden

All UMA Talks events are open to the public.
The events are held in English.

Next event:

Wednesday 29 May, 17.00–19.00. UMA Talks: State of the Art

UMA Talks Program, spring semester 2024:

Friday 9 February, 15:30 –17.00, UMA Auditorium
The local is the future
Round-table with Jan Åman, Helene Hellmark Knutsson, Michela Magas, Adam Davies, Mathias Worbin, Ingka Centers, Patrik Faming & Magnus Myrenberg
Moderated by Sara Thor. See more info above.

Thursday 21 March, 17.00–19.00, UMA Auditorium
Revolutionary Love. The power of gentleness in Architecture
Lecture by Roemer van Toorn
Intro/Welcome by Cornelia Redeker. After-talk moderated by Luis Berríos Negrón.

Tuesday 26 March, 17.00–19.00, UMA Auditorium
Protocols of the Ecology of Practices in Architecture
Lecture by María José Marcos-Torró, MAGICARCH.
Intro/Welcome by Cornelia Redeker. After-talk with the lecturer, Maria Luna Nobile and Roemer van Toorn. 

Thursday 25 April, 17.00–19.00, UMA Auditorium
Embrace the leftover
Roundtable talk with Susanne Brorson, Maja Hallén and Benedikt Hartl.
Moderated by Constanze Hirt. Introduction by Julio Diarte.

Wednesday 29 May, 17.00 – 19.00 & Theatre, UMA.
State of the Art. Master Studio Research at UMA with studio coordinators at UMA.
Moderated Cornelia Redeker & Roemer van Toorn.
The event is part of the End of Year Exhibition 2024.

Past events 2023/24:

House with alternative fasade materils

25 April 2024

UMA Talks: Embracing the leftovers

Image above, Elke Krasny event: Yasmeen Lari/Heritage Foundation of Pakistan: Sindh Flood. Rehabilitation, Sindh Region, Pakistan, since 2010. © Heritage Foundation of Pakistan.

Latest update: 2024-05-21