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Professor Wendy Pullan

Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies, Director of the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research

Wendy Pullan is Professor of Architecture and Urban Studies at the University of Cambridge where she is Director of the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research. She was Head of the Department of Architecture 2014-17.

Professor Pullan has published widely on European and Middle Eastern architecture and cities, examining the processes of urban heritage, conflict and change, both historical and contemporary. She has done advisory work on issues to do with divided cities, urban uncertainty and Middle Eastern conflicts, especially Jerusalem, including reports and briefing papers for Chatham House, the UN, ICOMOS and various NGOs. Current work focuses on the relationship between urban justice and everyday life. Her recent publications include: Locating Urban Conflicts (2013), The Struggle for Jerusalem’s Holy Places (2013) and ‘Violent infrastructures, places of conflict’ (Sage 2018). She is a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. Further details: