Thematic Conferences & Events

In addition to the biennial conference, the EAHN collaborates with institutions across the world to organize smaller, more focused themed conferences and seminars. These events are intended to raise the international profile of the Network through local collaborations and to promote inclusivity and interdisciplinarity.

Read our guide to hosting a Themed Conference or Event

History in Transition: Critical Interventions in Changing Environments

Tirana, Albania

8-10 July 2021


Exploring heritage and preservation during periods of major transformations, Heritage in Transition is hosted by Polis University in Tirana, Albania.

Architecture and Endurance

Ankara, Turkey

30 September – 2 October 2021


Pondering the concept of Endurance in architectural historiography, this conference is hosted by the Middle East Technical University.

Conference website.


Transgression – A New Paradigm?

Rennes, France

17-21 November 2021


Reconsidering the act of transgression as a rising paradigm, this themed conference is hosted by ENSA Bretagne (Rennes).

Conference website


Past conferences

For a list of  past Thematic Conferences, including books of abstracts and proceeding, visit:

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