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Alongside conducting new research as part of my Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellowship at the London School of Economics and Political Science, I teach two postgraduate-level courses. The first is "Turkey and Europe," which I have inherited and then redesigned through a critical geographical outlook on what has come to be called area studies. The second course is a new one I have designed from scratch and is titled "Imaging Violence, Imagining Europe." It explores critically the ways in which violent episodes from around the world have been represented by European creative practitioners and how this has informed the idea of Europe as a global cultural mediator of conflict.


Between 2015 and 2018 I coordinated the UCL Bartlett School of Architecture's first-year undergraduate survey module "History of Cities and Their Architecture" and acting as its lead tutor. In 2015-2016 I led seminars and tutorials as part of the Bartlett's MRes program "Architecture and Digital Theory." Also since 2015, I have been teaching a course on London's architectural history at Syracuse University's London programme. The course reconsiders this history through the themes of violence, catastrophe, and destruction. It takes as nodes the Great Fire of London (1666) and the Blitz (1940-41) but contextualizes these events in relation to other relevant phenomena such as the Dissolution of the Monasteries, Puritan iconoclasm during the English Civil War, the Romantic fascination with ruins, and the destruction of country houses in 20th-century Britain. It spans a timeframe stretching from Roman London (1st century AD) up to the 1970s and engages with debates on architecture's relationship to class structures, property regimes, nature, and infrastructure.

Between 2012 and 2015 I taught my own modules on London's architectural and urban history at UCL's History of Art department. In Autumn term 2014, I acted as seminar leader on the "Approaches to Knowledge" course as part of UCL's new interdisciplinary undergraduate program "Arts and Sciences"(BASc). Also under this program, I led seminars and mentored students in Spring 2014 as part of the course "Object Lessons: Communicating Knowledge through Collections," a core course taught through collections in UCL's museums. In 2015 and 2016 I worked as Lecturer at the University of Hertfordshire School of Creative Arts, where I led Critical & Contextual Studies modules in all three levels of the School's Architecture and Interior Architecture & Design programme as well as teaching this subject as part of the Model Design programme.