Bunkers, anoraks and the erotics of knowledge

Here are my slides for the paper I’m giving at @conservingc20 ‘s conference on cultures of architectural enthusiasm at University College, London next week.

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There’s another bunkerology slideshow here:

https://lukebennett13.wordpress.com/2012/05/24/new-uses-for-old-bunkers-8-affective-landscapes-sebald-orford-ness-and-the-patriotism-of-pillboxes/

That one dwells more on representation and genre.

[This is New Uses For Old Bunkers #33]

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About lukebennett13
Reader & Course Leader, BSc Hons Real Estate, Sheffield Hallam University, UK. I TEACH: built environment law to construction, surveying, real estate and environmental management students. I RESEARCH: metal theft; urban exploration & recreational trespass; occupiers' perceptions of liability for their premises. I THINK: about the links between ideas, materialities and practices in the built environment. I WAS: an environmental lawyer working in commercial practice for 17 years before I joined academia in 2007. I EXPLAIN: the aims of my blogsite site here: https://lukebennett13.wordpress.com/2012/02/15/prosaic/ LINKS: Twitter: @lukebennett13; Archive: http://shu.academia.edu/lukebennett. EPITAPH: “He lived at a little distance from his body, regarding his own acts with doubtful side-glances.” James Joyce, Dubliners

One Response to Bunkers, anoraks and the erotics of knowledge

  1. hneate says:

    Reblogged this on Conserving the Twentieth Century and commented:
    A sneak preview of one of Friday’s presentations. Thanks to Luke for sharing these in advance!

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