CfP: Spaces / Times / Peoples: Fiction and Architectural History. Ankara, 19-20 December 2019

Call for Papers: Spaces / Times / Peoples: Fiction and Architectural History. Ankara, 19-20 December 2019

METU Archıtectural Hıstory Graduate Symposıum 11
Middle East Technical University Graduate Program in Architectural History organizes a series of symposiums bi-annually, open to graduate students and researchers who have recently completed their Ph.D. studies. The eleventh meeting of the symposium series will take place on December 19-20, 2019 and focus on the theme of “Spaces / Times / Peoples: Fiction and Architectural History”
METU Architectural History Graduate Symposium 11, aims to unfold the reciprocal relationship between fiction and architectural history at manifold levels. Open to interpretations of authors within the possibilities of such an analysis, one might focus on representation of architectural history through various fictional mediums such as books, comics, films, prints, photographs; spaces of fiction from cinemas, theatres to publishing houses; including but not limited to the balance between fictionality and factuality embedded in architectural historiography. The symposium calls for papers that dwell upon the manifestation of architectural history through fiction, spaces of fiction, history itself constituted as fictional.
The symposium is open to graduate students and researchers who have received their doctoral degrees within past 5 years. The languages of the symposium are Turkish and English.
Abstract and information sheets should be sent to by 20 October 2019.
Abstract Sheet: Including the abstract (300 words) of the proposal, title of the paper and five keywords. There should not be any information about the identity of the participant on the abstracts sheet.
Information Sheet: Participant’s name, short biography, address, e-mail, phone and fax numbers should be written on a separate sheet. The information sheet should include the title of the paper.
Scientific Committee: T. Elvan Altan, Suna Güven, Lale Özgenel, Ali Uzay Peker, Ekin Pınar, Belgin Turan Özkaya, Pelin Yoncacı Arslan
The full call for papers is available here or can be downloaded here.

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