Irit Katz, Girton College Scholar and a Phd Candidate in the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research, has won the James Morris prize, a new award of the 'Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain' for work on British Colonial and Post-Colonial Architecture. The article titled 'Camps in Mandatory Palestine: The Emergence of Temporary Architecture as a Spatio-Political Instrument' is a part of Irit's dissertation examining camps as a prevalent political devise in Israel/Palestine from past until present.
For more information on the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research visit http://www.urbanconflicts.arct.cam.ac.uk/
For more information about Irit Katz visit http://www.urbanconflicts.arct.cam.ac.uk/people/irit-katz-feigis
For more information on the James Morris Essay Prize visit http://www.sahgb.org.uk/index.cfm/display_page/Awards%20Morris
To see the announcement of the winner on the SAHGB Twitter feed visit https://twitter.com/TheSAHGB