A photograph of St Catherine

Arne Jacobsen and St Catherine’s College: a conference

27 Aug27 August 2022
Oxford, UK

The University of Oxford's St Catherine's College is hosting a one-day conference to celebrate its 60th anniversary.

The conference is centered around Danish architect and designer Arne Jacobsen who designed the building.

Talks will reflect on the college's 1960s architecture, working with Jacobsen and the current challenges the college is facing as a result of its growth.

Jacoben's work on the college will be explored from both UK and Danish perspectives.

Also included are an exhibition and digital archive that presents Jacobsen's original plans and drawings for the college.

The speakers include reader in architectural history at the University of Edinburgh, Alistair Fair; emeritus fellow at Kellogg College, Geoffrey Tyack; designer Teit Weylandt; architect Peter Denney, designer and Arne Jacobsen's grandson, Tobias Jacobsen; architect Stephen Hodder and associate professor at the Royal Danish Academy, René Kural.

Arne Jacobsen and St Catherine's College: a conference takes place on 27 August at St Catherine's College, University of Oxford, Manor Rd, Oxford, OX1 3UJ.