Jessie’s current field work sites are in Croatian landscapes that hold significance for memory practices at local, state and juridical levels.
Jessie is in her second year of the PhD at the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture. Working in the Urban Conflict Research Centre (UCR) her research interests are concerned with landscape and memory.
Jessie holds an MArch from Carleton University Canada, an MSc in Political Theory from the London School of Economics in the UK and an BAH in Politics from Queen’s University in Canada. Previous to her studies in architecture Jessie worked on the Cambridge-Carnegie project on the Settlement of Self-determination Disputes at the Centre of International Studies at the University of Cambridge.
Jessie is the co-chief editor of Scroope 26 – The Cambridge Architectural Journal and serves as a supervisor for BA Tripos (ARB/RIBA Part I):
• Gardens and Landscapes
• 20th Century Architecture and Theory
Research Presentations and Lectures
‘Legacies of Witness Testimony on Physical and Memorial Landscapes in Croatia’, Pudding Seminar Series, Newnham College, Cambridge University (February 2017).
‘Topographia and Topothesia: Spatiality of Memory and the Croatian Archipelago’ Cambridge University, Department of Architecture, PhD Symposium (June 2016).
'Landscape and Memory: Croatian contexts’, Pecha Kucha Presentation, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge, UK (October 2015).