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Ways of Publishing #4
Architecture de la contre-révolution

Conversation between Samia Henni
and Léopold Lambert
Bétonsalon, Centre d'art et de recherche, Paris
July 3, 2021

Archival Violence
Doctoral School "Unearthing Traces: Dismantling imperialist entanglement of archives and the built environment"
Co-organized by Denise Bertschi and Julien Lafontaine Carboni
Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne
May 28, 2021

Toxic Architecture
University Ss. Cyril and Methodius
Faculty of Architecture
Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia
April 28, 2021

Sahara Testing
Entanglements: Samia Henni and
Nora Akawi
The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture
The Cooper Union
April 27, 2021

Desert Toxic Modernism
School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture
Edinburgh College of Art, The University of Edinburgh
March 10, 2021

What is Intersectional Feminist Practice?
March 26, 2020
Panel discussion curated and moderated by Samia Henni
With Valeria Dani, Maria Gonzalez Pendas, Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi, and Bryony Roberts
Bard Graduate Center, New York

War Zones
Book Launch
March 13, 2020
Department of Architecture
AAP College, Cornell Univeristy
Ithaca, New York
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Architecture of Counterrevolution
Counterculture Lecture Series
February 12, 2020
School of Architecture and Planning
University of Buffalo

Architecture de la contre-révolution
Book Panel with Zineb Sedira
January 8, 2020
This discussion aims to discuss common or resonant themes in the respective research of Samia Henni and Zineb Sedira, whether it be memory and history, particularly Algerian in colonial and postcolonial times, the work of archives, or the place of art and artists "facing History"
Lafayette Anticipations, Paris

Anticolonial Commitments
November 28, 2019
In AA New Canonical Histories
Architectural Association London

Book Launch
Architecture de la
Paris: Editions B42

November 6, 2019
Librairie Volume, Paris

Á Mansourah, tu
nous as séparés
By Dorothée-Myriam Kellou

November 5, 2019
Film panel discussion with Karima Lazali and Fabien Sacriste
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris

Architecture of Counterrevolution
October 25, 2019
In Spaces of Conflict
College of Architecture & Environmental Design
Kent State University

French Colonial Approaches to Domesticity and Religion
October 3-4, 2019
Workshop Time, Space, Memory
Institute for Religion, Culture and
Public Life
Columbia University

France's Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Algerian Sahara
May 30, 2019
In Perspectives on French Colonial and Late Ottoman Cultural History
Giorgio Levi Della Vida Award for Excellence in Islamic Studies
In honor of Professor Zeynep Celik
Convened by Professors Ali Behdad and Susan Slyomovics
UCLA, Center for Near Eastern Studies, Los Angeles

Architecture of Counterrevolution
May 21, 2019
Garagem Sul - Lectures from the Garage, Lisbon

Teaching the Global Workshop
Organized by Ana Maria Leon
April 26-27, 2019
Society of Architectural Historians
72nd Annual International Conference
Providence, Rhode Island

Blackness and the Visual Symposium
Organized by Naminata Diabate
April 19-20, 2019
Department of Comparative Literature
Cornell University

Colonial and Contemporary Landscapes of Violence
In The Palestine Festival of Literature
April 10, 2019
Panel discussion with Nick Estes, Samia Henni, Madiha Tahir
Moderated by Rema Hammami
Poetry from Victoria Adukwei Bulley
The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit

The Weaponized Space of Colonialism in Algeria, Turtle Island and Palestine
Organized by Léopold Lambert, The Funambulist
In The Palestine Festival of Literature
An-Najah University, Nablus
April 10, 2019

Architecture of Counterrevolution
April 3, 2019
Department of Architecture
Iowa State University, Ames

The Coloniality of Counterrevolution
March 12, 2019
Pembroke Seminar Research Lecture
Organized by Professor Ariella Azoulay
Conversation with Houria Bouteldja
Brown University

Croiser l'analyse esthétique et l'approche sociopolitique : un défi continu
Conversation with Nadine Atallah
February 26, 2019
Laboratoire InVisu, CNRS/INHA
Institut national d'histoire de l'art, Paris

Migration and Colonial Modernities
Chaired by Anooradha Iyer Siddiqi and Hollyamber Kennedy
February 14, 2019
College of Art Association Annual Conference, New York

Colonial Spatiality in African
Saharan Regions

January 17, 2019
Chaired session, International Congress on Colonial and Postcolonial Landscapes, January 16-18, 2019, Lisbon

Racialized Spaces
December 19, 2018
Master of Arts in Public Spheres
Ecole Cantonale d'Art du Valais, Sierre

Building Camps, Unbuilding Violence
November 9, 2018
Faculty of Stage Design
Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden

Architecture of Counterrevoltion
Discreet Violence
Book Panel and Exhibition Guided Tour
November 8, 2018
VI PER Gallery, Prague

Algiers 1958 / Paris 1968
In 1968/2018 Cities on the Edge
Ocotber 8, 2018
Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism & the Humanities
Samia Henni with Sheila Kohler, Lewis Center for the Arts

Architecture of Counterrevolution
April 19, 2018
Graduate School of Architecture, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Planning Instabilities: Monnet, Marshall, and Constantine Plans
In Structural Instabilities: History, Environment, and Risk in Architecture
Symposium convened by Daniel A. Barber, Sophie Hochhaeusl, Eduardo Rega Calvo and Naomi Waltham-Smith
April 5, 2018
PennDesign, University of Pennsylvania

From Counterrevolution to Counterinsurgency
Intra-Disciplinary Seminar
Public Lecture organized by Leslie Hewitt and Omar Berrada
April 2, 2018
The Cooper Union

Designing for the "milieu féminin:" France's Attempts to Keep Algerian Women Away from Islamic Customs
Aga Khan Program Lecture
March 9, 2018
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
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France's Trans-Mediterranean Oppressions: Migration, Death and Architecture
In Crossing the Mediterranean: Migration, Death and Culture
Organized and moderated by
Esra Akcan
February 27, 2018
Cornell Institute for European Studies, Cornell University

The End of Theory?
History/Theory, a collaboration between the Institute for the History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich and e-flux Architecture, seeks to question the institutional implications of the fact that knowledge is produced through a plurality of forms and in a multitude of sites, and not just those sanctioned by privileged traditions.
November 14, 2017
e-flux, New York
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Architecture of Counterrevolution
Book presentations
The New Institute, Rotterdam, December 21, 2017
EHESS, Paris, December 20, 2017
Archive Kabinett, December 19, 2017
ETH Zurich, December 18, 2017

How to Work with Propaganda Photographs? Architecture and the French Army in Algeria
April 25, 2017
Accademia di Architettura di Mendrisio
Universita della Svizzera Italiana

Camps de Regroupement:
French Military Forced Displacements in Algeria, 1954-1962

Society of Architectural Historians Annual International Conference, Session "Spaces of Displacement" Chaired by Irit Katz and Felipe Hernandez, University of Strathclyde, Technology and Innovation Centre, Glasgow, Scotland
June 7-11, 2017

Vers une dé-propagande des archives militaires : mais ou se trouve donc l'architecture?
March 21, 2017
Laboratoire InVisu, CNRS/INHA, Institut national d'histoire de l'art, Paris

From Camps, Homes, Borders, and Laws
September 23, 2016
In Sorry We're Open (a week long program that unravels histories, stories and memories of migration and social exclusion in the Schinkelbuurt and Hoofddorppleinbuurt neighborhood in Amsterdam South) organized by the Side Room at the Teatro Munganga, Amsterdam

Why Does Algeria Need a Pavilion More Than Ever? On Retelling Stories, Rewriting Histories and Researching Architecture
June 17, 2016
As part of the public program of the exhibition Something to Generate From curated by Madrassa Collective. Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark

French Planning Bureaucrats in Algeria: de Gaulle's Mass Housing Regulations, 1959-1963
European Architectural History Network: Fourth International Meeting, Session "A Question of 'Shared Culture' or of  '(Selective) Borrowing(s)'? Twentieth-Century Colonial Public Works Departments Seen From a Transnational Perspective" Chaired by Johan Lagae and Ana Vaz Milheiro, Dublin, Irland
June 2-4, 2016

From Habitat Musulman to de Gaulle's Cells in French Algeria
Society of Architectural Historians Annual International Conference, Session "Post-war Architecture and African Legacy: Which Tradition?" Chaired by Elisa Dainese, Pasadena, Los Angeles, CA, USA
April 6-10, 2016

Migration and Housing in Postwar France
Chair of Prof. Guenter Vogt, Institute of Landscape Architecture, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
October 4, 2015

Interview with Maristella Casciato on Planning Chandigarh
Organized by gta Archives and moderated by Prof. Dr. Laurent Stalder, Centre Le Corbusier, Zurich, Switzerland
September 30, 2015

Introduction to "La Haine", directed by Mathieu Kassovitz (1995)
Filmreihe on Mass Housing, organized by doctoral fellows, gta, D-ARCH, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
March 04, 2015

Press Architecture: Unclassified Buildings in Algeria (1958-1962)
The Mosaic Rooms, London, United Kingdom
June 26, 2014

How did General de Gaulle Express his Spatial 'Resurrection' in French Algeria?
Doctoral Colloquium, gta, D-ARCH, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
May 27, 2014

On the Spatial Order of Military Laws. The Case of the French Army in Algeria
Seminar, Law and Order in Architecture. Chair of Prof. Andreas Toennesmann, gta, D-ARCH, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
May 8, 2014

On and Around Research: Question, Questioning, and Questionability
Curatorial/Knowledge Seminar, Goldsmiths, London, United Kingdom
May 2, 2014

French Versus Spanish Colonial Spaces and Powers in North Africa
With Leire Vergara.
Curatorial/Knowledge Seminar, Goldsmiths, London, United Kingdom
March 13, 2014

On the Architecture of the Modern Warfare
Roaming Research Academy/ Travelling Communique: From Belgrade, September 5, 1961. By Doreen Mende.
Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem, The Netherlands
January 7-8, 2014

Two Vocabularies in Contact: an Inventory of Terms and Images that Interrupt Each Other
With Leire Vergara.
Arteypensamiento, Sobre Capital y Territorio, International University of Andalucia (UNIA), Sevilla, Spain
December 2, 2013
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