Topics: Peace and Human Rights
Culture, Creativity and Urbanism
Regional focus: Europe
Middle East and North Africa
Origin: Israel
Fellowship: Richard von Weizsäcker Fellow

Eyal Weizman is the founding director of Forensic Architecture and Professor of Spatial and Visual Cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London.

The author of over 15 books, he held positions in many universities worldwide including Princeton, ETH Zurich and the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. He is a member of the Technology Advisory Board of the International Criminal Court and the the Centre for Investigative Journalism. In 2019 he was elected life fellow of the British Academy and appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2020 New Year Honours for services to architecture. 

Eyal studied architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London, graduating in 1998. He received his PhD in 2006 from the London Consortium at Birkbeck, University of London.


Last updated: 2020