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Tijana Vujosevic

Assistant Professor, BArch MArch Yale, PhD MIT

  • The University of Western Australia (M433), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth



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Dr Vujosevic earned her Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Yale University and her PhD in the History and Theory of Architecture from MIT. She lived and taught on three continents - Europe, the United States and Australia. Before coming to the UWA School of Design she taught at Yale, MIT, and the University of Virginia. Tijana does a-disciplinary research in the history and theory of the built environment, spanning issues in architecture, social history, art, literary studies and cultural geography, focusing primarily on socialist interpretations of architecture, nature, and the environment. Her first book on the Russian 1920s and the 1930s, 'Modernism and the Making of the Soviet New Man' has been come out in 2017 with Manchester University Press. She has won the prestigious University of Strasbourg Institute of Advanced Study Fellowship for 2018-2020, to aid research on the project 'Communism, Internationalism, Nature: A Cold War History of Environmental Representation'.

Funding overview

2018 Fellow, University of Strasbourg Institute of Advanced Study ($194,000)
UWA Research Impact Grant, with Dr Martens, Associate Professor Porr, Dr Corall, Ms Alessi ($20,000)
Improving Student Experience Grant, UWA Centre for Education Futures ($7,800)
Distinguished Early Career Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, UWA ($5,000)
UWA School of Architecture Landscape and Visual Arts Group Research Funding Scheme, with Prof Taylor and Prof Ball ($30,700)
C. C. Royal PhD Completion Grant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ($8,000)
Doctoral Fellowship, Gerda Henkel Foundation, Germany ($47,000)
International Fellowship, American Association of University Women ($27,000)
Bechtel Research Grant, Canadian Centre for Architecture ($5,400)
Hyzen Travel Grant, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ($5,400)
Presidential Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (c.$335,000)
Molton Andrus Award for Excellence in Art and Architecture, Yale ($8,000)

Previous positions

Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Virginia, USA
Teaching Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Teachiing Fellow, Yale University


Modernism in Art and Architecture
Politics of Slavic Modernity
Constructions of Global and Local
Environmental History


Italian (reads)
French (reads)

Research expertise keywords

  • History of Architecture/Urban History
  • Maritime History
  • Environmental History
  • Avant-Gardes Art
  • Architectural Education

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Research Output

Abstracting Abstraction: To Anna and Andrew

Vujosevic, T., 2019, In : Praxis: Schweizerische Rundschau fuer Medizin. p. 124 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    The Eclipse of the Utopias of Labor

    Vujosevic, T., Jun 2019, In : Thesis Eleven. 152, 1, p. 121-123 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

    The everyday as the Soviet Gesamtkunstwerk

    Vujosevic, T., 12 Jun 2019, In : Thesis Eleven: critical theory and historical sociology. 152, 1, p. 52-68 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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