CONF: SAH 2019 Annual International Conference (Providence, 24-28 Apr 19)

Society of Architectural Historians Annual International Conference, 2019 Providence, RI, April 24 – 28, 2019 Architectural and art historians, architects, preservationists and museum professionals from around the world will meet in Providence, R.I., April 24–28, 2019, for the 72nd Annual International Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians. Over 600 SAH members will convene atContinue reading “CONF: SAH 2019 Annual International Conference (Providence, 24-28 Apr 19)”

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CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Abbey’s restoration (1967-2017), the conference will address the phenomenon of legal exportation and reinstallation of monumental complexes and oversized artworks in the first half of the 20th century. The Abbey’s portal, which arrived in the United States in 1936 and stands today at the entrance of the medieval collection ofContinue reading “CONF: An Abbey Between Two Worlds San Nicolò in San Gemini and the Dislocation of Monumental Artworks in the first Half of the 20th Century (8-9 June 2018)”

CFP: SAH Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 24-28 April 2019

Call for Session Proposals: SAH Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 24-28 April 2019 Deadline: Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at 5:00 pm CST Conference Chair: Victoria Young, University of St. Thomas Local Co-Chairs: Dietrich Neumann, Brown University, and Itohan Osayimwese, Brown University The Society of Architectural Historians will offer a total of 36 paper sessions at itsContinue reading “CFP: SAH Annual Conference, Providence, Rhode Island, USA, 24-28 April 2019”

Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report

The study of architecture largely focuses on the study of buildings: constructions with their most essential function as shelter for the human body. But architectural history can forget that constructions with other functions are also ripe for interpretation of their structure and ideologies. This is what the ambitiously-named International Bridges Group intends to promote for crossingsContinue reading “Taking architectural history to the bridge: International Bridges Group inaugural meeting report”