Eva Schreiner is a PhD candidate in Architecture History and Theory at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation. Her dissertation, preliminarily titled “Kultur of Empire: The Production of Land, the Spirit of Capital, and the German Orient, 1871-1919,” concerns the techniques of German imperialism in the Ottoman Empire around 1900, with a particular focus on agriculture, finance, and religion. This research is supported by the Social Science Research Council’s International Dissertation Research Fellowship (SSRC-IDRF). Eva is also working with Columbia’s Center for Spatial Research on the project “Conflict Urbanism: Aleppo.” Before joining Columbia, she completed a MA in Near Eastern Studies at New York University.
Department of Architecture