Flavia Marcello, Architectural Historian - Melbourne, Australia

fmarcello@swin.edu.au                

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2019: Invited speaker, Tessere del Novecento cultural association, Ferrara, ‘Sport, disciplina e l’architettura della nuova nazione fascista’ (“Sport, Discipline and Architecture for the New Fascist Nation”)

2018: Invited speaker, Politecnico di Milano, Architectures Series “Giuseppe Pagano: Architecture as a Force for Social Change”

Invited speaker, Bates Smart Architects, “Design at the Milan Triennale”

Invited speaker, Art Deco Society and Modernism Society, “World’s Fairs in the Art Deco Era: the Italian Case”

2017: Invited speaker, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Optimising Health Environments Seminar: “Future Self and Design Living Labs”

2016: Invited speaker for Space and Emotion; the Places of Rome, ARC Centre for Excellence, for the History of Emotions: “‘Epigraffiti’: epigraphy and graffiti in Roman public space from Fascism through anti-Fascism and the contemporary tensions in between”

2016: Invited speaker for Australian Institute of Architects’ Refuel CPD Event: ‘Where Will Grandma Live?’

2016: Invited speaker at the Technologies of Law and Religion: Representation, Objects and Agency Symposium, Monash University Faculty of Law, Monash University Prato Centre: “Blurring the Boundaries of Space and Flesh: Objects, Relations and Ideas in Fra Angelico’s Annunciation frescoes, Monastero di San Marco, Florence.”

2016: Invited participant, Images of the Body: The First World War and its Aftermath, German Historical Institute, Rome: “Art, Architecture and the Body of the Soldier in Marcello Piacentini's Casa Madre dei Mutilati in Rome”

2016: Invited speaker, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health, Optimising Health Environments Seminar: “Designing for Dementia: Applying Principles in the Design Studio”

2015: Invited guest speaker, Dado Film Society: DENCITY A night of films investigating the role of architecture, infrastructure and urban design in the creation + destruction of healthy social environments.

2015: Invited presenter, Lovell Chen Heritage architects, Melbourne, professional development seminar: “‘So Much Dudok: So Little Time’: Australian Architects in Europe in the 20s and 30s”

2014: Invited presenter, DOCOMOMO Victoria Slide Night: MODERN EXPOS and CAMPUS: “Italian Pavilion Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne, Paris 1937. Photographs from the Piacentini Archives”.

2014: MPavilion Mtalks, Melbourne: “Brands in the environment: From the material to the immaterial”

2014: Invited presenter, Hayball Architects, Melbourne, professional development seminar: “Colours and 1930s interiors”

2012: Moderator, Detropia @ Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), Melbourne.

2011: Invited presenter, Art Deco Society and Modernism Society, Melbourne Evening Talks: “Art Deco and Fascism at the Milan Triennale”

2009: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning, Research Seminar Series: “Identities & Innovations in 20th Century International Expos: the Italian Case”

2006: Invited presenter, American Institute of Roman Culture, Grazie America Symposium: “EUR after World War II: An “American” City in Rome?”

2006: Invited presenter, American University of Rome, Inter-disciplinary Seminar on Sport: “The Culture of Sport in Fascist Italy and its Architectural Reification at the Foro Mussolini”