The Past as Catalyst for the Future: historical knowledge in design education and research

Symposium Thursday 4 April, 2019,  1 pm – 5 pm
To mark the retirement from Aalto University of Professor Pekka Korvenmaa

B-hall (Y-203)
Otakaari 1
Aalto University

Free event.

All welcome.


prof. emer. Jonathan Woodham,  University of Brighton: “Meeting the past, experiencing the present: Some thoughts about design history”.

prof. Sara Kristoffersson,  Konstfack, Stockholm: “Why history matters”.

Panel discussion with main speakers and: Leena Svinhufvud (Museum lecturer, Designmuseum, Helsinki); Guy Julier (professor, Dept. of Design, Aalto University); Kaisu Savola (doctoral candidate, Dept. of Design, Aalto University).

Moderator: prof. Pekka Korvenmaa

A coffee break and post-symposia drinks included.


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