Prof. Rhodri Windsor Liscombe
Rhodri Windsor-Liscombe read art and architectural history at the Courtauld Institute and completed his doctorate at Birkbeck College in the University of London, where he began teaching for the Department of Extra-Mural Studies and the Open University. He accepted a post at McGill University in 1974 before moving to the University of British Columbia in 1976. Among other responsibilities, he chaired the Interdisciplinary Graduate Studies program, the Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory and as Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies. A recipient of the Margaret Fulton Award for enhancing graduate education, Killam Teaching and Research prizes and the J.S. Guggenheim Fellowship, he has served on numerous grant committees including for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Canada Council. He has published widely in the fields of transatlantic architectural, art, design and planning history, as well as technological development. His books include monographs on William Wilkins (Cambridge University, 1980), Francis Rattenbury (UBC Press, 1983), Robert Mills (Oxford University Press, 1994) and a major exhibition and catabook for the Canadian Centre for Architecture on modern movement design in Vancouver and its region (CCA, MIT and Douglas & McIntyre. 1997). His most recent book is “Architecture and the Canadian Fabric” (UBC Press, 2011). He is currently co-authoring the Canada volume in the Reaktion Press series on modern movement architecture and the Canada-United States 1914-present section of the forthcoming new edition of Banister Fletcher.
Sessions in which Prof. Rhodri Windsor Liscombe participates
- Heritage as contributor to policymaking Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB S1.115
- 9:00 - 10:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
- The Manifesto of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies (2011) argues for a more critical approach to heritage: heritage from below, writ la...
- Regular session