Call for Papers: Eighth Annual Construction History Society Conference and International Symposium. Cambridge, 27-29 August 2021
The conference is organised in three days, each focused on a specific theme. For each day there is a separate call for abstracts, the submission deadline is 15 February 2021 for all calls.
The first day will be devoted to papers on the main theme of the conference this year: “Professionalism and the Building Trades”. The call for abstracts is available here.
The second day will include papers on any aspect of Construction History. The general call is available here.
The conference will also contain a session or sessions on “Fountains and Water Supply”. The call is available here.
The conference will take place from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 August 2021. It will be available online but if circumstance will allow a live audience there may be an option to attend in person. Papers and presentations will be broadcasted on all three days. Saturday will also be the day for the AGM, Annual Lecture and International Symposium.
Speakers will have the option of delivering their paper live and answering questions on zoom or pre-recording their presentations and answering questions via email. All accepted papers will be peer-reviewed and published in the proceedings which will be published on the day of the conference.
The Construction History Society is a registered charity devoted to the promotion and study of the history of construction. It aims to identify and protect sources of information and archives related to construction history and to organise and sponsor events and publications that help achieve these aims. It has members from all over the world.