senior lecturer, Department of Architecture
Kingston University, London
Austin Rhys Williams is the director of the Future Cities Project in London. He is also the China correspondent for the Architectural Review, contributing editor for AR Pacific Region, and writes occasionally for L’Architecture d’Aujourd’hui. His latest books are China’s Urban Revolution: Understanding Chinese eco-cities (Bloomsbury, 2017) and 20 Chinese Architects (Thames & Hudson, 2018). He is now senior lecturer at Department of Architecture, Kingston University, UK and honorary research fellow at Xi’an-Jiaotong Liverpool University in China. Williams is the author of several books, including The Enemies of Progress, and co-editor of The Future of Community and The Lure of the City. He co-founded the mantownhuman manifesto and the New Narratives initiative.
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
DEBATE: Space Exploration
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
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Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.