PRESENTATIONS / LECTURES / MODERATION
Bermudez, Julio. Organizer and Participants of the Critical Conversation Project: “Transcendent Human Habitats,” one of three high profiles meetings of selected renowned panelists addressing today’s most relevant topics in architecture, culture, and spirituality. Organized by ACSF at Princeton’s Center of Theological Inquiry (forthcoming April 21-23, 2022)
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture"Neurophenomenological Study of Sacred vs. Secular Architecture," University Research Day, The Catholic Univesity of America (forthcoming April 7, 2022)
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture: "Arquitectura, Espiritualidad, y Neurociencia. Midiendo lo Inmedible," Graduate Program at the Department of ARchitecture and Urbanism, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Brazi (March 17, 2022). YouTube link to the video of the Lecture.
Bermudez, Julio. Webinar: “Architecture Everywhere: Neuroscience & Spirituality,” AIA District Architecture Center, Washington, DC (November 30, 2021). YouTube link to the video of the lecture.
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture: “Neurofenomenología de lo Arquitectónicamente Trascendente: Midiendo lo Inmedible," Doctorado de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo, Universidad del Bío-Bío, Concepción, Chile (August 2, 2021)
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture: “Hacia un Urbanismo Espiritual. Argumentos desde la Teoría y la Neurociencia," Facultad de Arquitectura, Diseño y Urbanismo, Universidad Nacional del Litoral, Santa Fe, Argentina (April 23, 2021)
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture: “Cognitive-Aesthetic Effects of Sacred vs. Secular Architecture on Believers,” in Prof. Robin Puttok course (arpl 519: Human-Centric Evidence-Based Design for Wellbeing) at The Catholic University of America (March 25, 2021)
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture: “Extraordinary Architectural Experiences. From Storytelling to Neuroscience.” School of Architecture Fall Lecture series. California Baptist University (February 26, 2021)
Bermudez, Julio. Podcast: “Echoing Faith Today with Dr. Julio Bermudez,” in Podcast Series “Echoing Faith Today” hosted by Dr. Jem Sullivan, The School of Theology and Religious Studies, The Catholic University of America (Februrary 12, 2021). YouTube link to the video of the Lecture
Bermudez, Julio. Webinar: “A Search for Transcendent Built Environments,” with Nader Ardalan, Tom Barrie, Roberto Chiotti, and Tammy Gaber, and 5 international guests. Hosted by 2A Magazine, Tehran, Iran (December 12, 2020)
CONFERENCE / JOURNAL PAPERS, MEDIA ARTICLES, & BOOK CHAPTERS
Bermudez, Julio. Lecture “Neurophenomenology & Sacred Architecture. First Steps” at the International Conference "Sound, Space and the Aesthetics of the Sublime” chaired by Jonathan Abel, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Stanford University (forthcoming May 21-22, 2022)
Beaudoin, Tom. “Containing Nothing: Practical Theology and the Pantheon in Rome: Work in Progress.” Paper presented at the International Academy of Practical Theology, Faculdades EST, São Leopoldo, Brazil, Apr 6, 2019.
Bermudez, Julio. “Emplacing Spiritual Practices through Architecture,” 2A – Architecture and Art Magazine 25 (2020): 70-75.
“Büro, Park oder Zuhause: Wo wir am besten denken und arbeiten können,” article by Christoph Eisenschink in German CQ magazine (March 14, 2020).
Barrie, Thomas and Julio Bermudez. “Spirituality and Architecture,” in The Routledge International Handbook of Spirituality and Society and the Professions, edited by Laszlo Zsolnai and Bernadette Flanagan, 345-355. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Bermudez, J; Krizaj, D., Lipschitz, D.L.., Bueler, C.E.,R ogowska, J., Yurgelun-Todd, D., & Nakamura, Y. (2017). Externally-induced meditative states: an exploratory fMRI study of architects’ responses to contemplative architecture. Frontiers of Architectural Research 6(2), 123-136. DOI: 10.1016/j.foar.2017.02.002
INTERVIEWS AND MEDIA APPEARANCE & COVERAGE
Bermudez, Julio; interviewed in Connecticut Public Radio’s The Colin McEnroe Show, Program “Architecture vs. humans. Why do architects sometimes design buildings that make people feel bad?” (Nov 8, 2021)