Invited Lectures

Levine, Ayala

"From Johannesburg to Las Vegas: (Dis)Inhabiting the Ethnographic Gaze," April 7, 2019. One Complex Situattion: Histories of Observation in Architecture symposium, Princeton University School of Architecture.

“Bauhaus Vernacular: Basic Design Workshops in Early 1960s Africa,” 23 March, 2019, Bauhaus Translated, an international symposium as part of the Festival School FANDAMENTAL, Bauhaus Dessau.

"Biography and Contradicition: Unpacking Denise Scott Brown's 'African View' of Las Vegas," February 11, 2019. Yale Architecture Forum.

Bethlehem, Louise (PI)

"Starts in the Southern Hemisphere: Celebrity, Agency, and the Anti-Apartheid Struggle," 29 October, 2018. Keynote. Celebrity and Protest in Africa and in the Anti-Apartheid Struggle conference. University of Copenhagen.

“Courting the Future: On the Anticipation of Justice in Anti-Apartheid Culture,” 16 May 2016. The Fried-Gal Colloquium on Transitional Justice: International, Comparative and Interdisciplinary Perspectives, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

“The Restlessness of Apartheid: Miriam Makeba, Jazz Memoir and Transnational Historiography,” 15 November 2015. English Department Staff Seminar, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

“Restless Cosmopolitanism: South African Jazz Exiles and Pan-Africanist Imaginaries.” 11 May 2015. The Centre of African Studies, University of Copenhagen.

Guest of the workshop of the German-Danish research project, “The Perceptions of Apartheid in Western Europe, 1960-1990,” 7-9 May 2015. Supported by The University of Copenhagen and the University of Hamburg/Forschungsstelle für Zeitgeschichte (FZH). University of Copenhagen. Discussant: Hanno Plass “Jews against Apartheid: The Exile in Britain 1960-1990.”

“Restless Cosmopolitanism: South African Jazz Exiles and Pan-Africanist Imaginaries.” 5 May 2015. Higher Literary Seminar, The Department of English, Stockholm University.

“Alternative Approaches to the Study of Popular Culture’s Role in International Conflict Management and Resolution: Cultural Studies Perspective.” 15-16 March, 2015. Invited Paper presented at “Popular Culture and International Conflicts—Management, Entrenchment, Resolution and Reconciliation,” The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Leonard Davis Institute for International Relations and the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace.

“Emergent Allegory: On the Transnational Dimensions of the Local.” 25-26 January 2015. Invited paper presented at “Knowledge in this Place,” The Minerva Humanities Center, Tel Aviv University.