The objective of this conference is to expand the field of architectural historiography by adding largely under-represented institutional actors as well as their agencies and practices to the common narratives of modern architecture.
A symposium exploring the expansion of the new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture that encompass Australasia.
This international conference proposes to discuss the processes and products of real estate development by foregrounding them as objects of architectural and urban history.
The symposium has range of speakers from Australia to Argentina with topics from Environment to Empire.
Using What We Have: Architectural Histories of Fragments, Ruins, Rationed Resources and Obsolete Spaces
Organised into two sessions, the morning session addresses historic traditions and the afternoon examines current theoretical and practical approaches informed by architectural history research.
This symposium adds to the work on *colonial networks of planning consultants since the 2000s and specifically to the work from critical studies and the social sciences developed in the 2010s on *colonial exchanges between Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, US, UK, Nigeria, South Africa, Singapore, The Philippines, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, Kuwait, Iran, Iraq, Ghana, Germany, Poland, Romania, and Belgium.
A Dialogue of the Arts: Concepts of Sacred Spaces in Architecture and its Description in Literature from Early Modern Times to the Present
The aim of the 6th International Conference is to question phenomena “which lie between these poles” of sacred and profane space, and this by relying on literature of different languages from early modern period to the present.
Fortification and sovereign powers (1180-1340): Fortified architecture and territorial control in the 13th century
This international conference aims to compare the latest research in the field in order to understand the similarities of these sovereign administrative and architectural policies across Europe.
International colloquium under the direction of Elisa Boeri (Polimi), Pierre Coffy (Paris 1/UniMi), Francesca Mattei (Roma Tre)
The conference will examine the course of musealization – particularly typification, medialization, historicization and objectification – as formative elements in the new contextualization of architecture.
Following on the conference “Building the Presence of the Prince” held in Utrecht in November of 2019, this international symposium aims to reunite experts from different historiographical fields (History, Art History, Architectural History and Political Thought), with the objective of developing a comparative analysis on the way royal spaces were maintained from a transnational and diachronic (14th–19th century) perspective.
Knowledge, Interpretations and Dissemination: Circulations in Mediterranean Architectural Culture between XVII and XVIII Centuries
This conference aims to investigate the circulation, dissemination, and appropriation of architectural novelties of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, placing relations with Italy at the centre of attention and broadening the gaze over the entire Mediterranean.