Education Shock

2021, May 27 — Jul 11

In 1957, the Soviet Union launched a satellite into orbit, winning the first stage of the “space race.” The West reacted to the “Sputnik crisis” with an unprecedented education offensive that soon dominated the social debate. Education Shock looks at the decades following the “shock” of the Sputnik crisis , in which education expanded on a global scale.

To project

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Wendelien van Oldenborgh: Beauty and the Right to the Ugly

Wendelien van Oldenborgh in conversation with Tom Holert English original version

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Field for Experimentation, Educational Center, Learning Factory? (German)

Schools, City and Society in the 1970s Federal Republic With Çiçek Bacık, Claudia Hummel, Ellen Thormann, moderated by Tom Holert German original version Discussion, Jun 17, 2021

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Education Shock

Learning, Politics and Architecture in the 1960s and 1970s

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Discussion: Anarchy and Control

With Catherine Burke, Evan Calder Williams, moderated by Tom Holert English original version Dec 1, 2019

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Discussion: Cybernetics and Standardized Building Types: Socialist Educational Architectures and their Export

With Oliver Sukrow, Dina Dorothea Falbe, Elke Beyer, moderated by Tom Holert English original version Dec 1, 2019

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Discussion: Campus Utopianism and its Discontents

With Sabine Bitter, Helmut Weber, Francesco Zuddas, moderated by Tom Holert English original version Dec 1, 2019

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Kooperative für Darstellungspolitik: Exhibition Design | Education Shock

Moderated by Tom Holert English original version Presentation, talk, Nov 30, 2019