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The Department of Architecture is delighted to announce that Richard Sennett has been appointed to serve as the Sir Arthur Marshall Visiting Professor for a period of three years (January 2015 - December 2017).

last modified Feb 16, 2015 09:05 AM

Professor Sennett is Professor of Sociology at the London School of Economics and Professor of the Humanities at New York University. His academic work engages with the effects of urban living in the modern world, with a particular focus on the development of cities, the nature of work in modern society and the sociology of culture. Notable publications include The Craftsman and The Culture of the  New  Capitalism and his latest, Together, which looks at social co-operation in diverse  communities. He is currently writing a monograph with the working title Making and Dwelling: The Creation of Open Cities.

Listen to Professor Richard Sennett being interviewed by Tom Wilkinson of The Architectural Review