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IGNACIO G. GALÁN, Ph.D., is a New York-based architect and historian and serves as Assistant Professor of Architecture at Barnard College, Columbia University. His scholarship addresses the relationship between architecture and politics, with a particular focus on nationalism, colonialism, and diverse forms of population transience. His research has led to the production of several publications and exhibitions including the installation Cinecittá Occupata for the 2014 Venice Biennale by invitation of the general curator Rem Koolhaas. The designs of his firm [igg-office for architecture] have been awarded in several competitions and are part of the permanent collection of the Pompidou Center. Together with the After Belonging Agency, he was the Chief Curator of the 2016 Oslo Architecture Triennale and an editor of the volume After Belonging: The Objects, Spaces, and Territories of the Ways We Stay in Transit (2016). He has also collaborated in the research project Radical Pedagogies, he has co-curated its exhibition at the 2013 Lisbon Architecture Triennale and at the 2014 Venice Biennale and he is one of the editors of the homonymous volume, forthcoming in 2020.

http://www.ignaciogalan.com/

OLA SÖDERSTRÖMprofessor of human geography, researcher and editor, based in Geneva

AGNESE LĀCEsenior policy analyst in the areas of migration and integration at PROVIDUS, based in Latvia

MART KALMarchitecture historian and critic, Rector of the Estonian Academy of Arts

ONA LOZURAITYTE & PETRAS ISORAfounders of 'Isora x Lozuraityte Studio for Architecture' in Vilnius

MENEESHA KELLAY (MODERATOR)curator of Festival Programmes at the 'V&A Museum' in London

JAMES TAYLOR-FOSTER (MODERATOR)is a Stockholm based writer, curator, editor, designer and broadcaster

IVAN SERGEJEVNarva chief city architect, technology enthusiast and TEDx speaker

KEITI KLJAVINurbanist, operator of the 'Linnalabor' and editor of Estonian Urbanists’ Review

MARKUS SCHAEFERpartner and architect of Zürich based office 'Hosoya Schaefer Architects'

DANIEL UREY (MODERATOR)the head of LABLAB research and design laboratory, based in Stockholm, Sweden

SILLE PIHLAKarchitect and co-founder of PART, PhD fellow at EAA, based in Tallinn

JUSTINIEN TRIBILLONco-founder and editor of Migrant Journal, researcher, based in London

MIKE EMMERIKurbanist and partner at Crimson Historians and Urbanists, based in Amsterdam

KIRSTEN RITCHIEconsulting project director and principal at GENSLER, based in San Francisco

IRENE STRACUZZIgraphic designer and researcher, based in Eindhoven

IGNACIO G. GALÁNarchitect, editor and historian, Ph.D., based in New York

DAINIS BERZINSChairman of the UPB Management Board, based in Latvia

IEVA ILVESadviser to the President of Latvia for Information and Digital Policy

PETER LANG (MODERATOR)architecture theorist, operating between Scandinavia and Italy

JONAS ŽUKAUSKASarchitect based in Vilnius

INDREK ALLMANNEstonian architect and partner at Pluss Architects