Call for Papers 4th Conference of the International Bridges Group in Regensburg (August 25 – 26, 2018) Deadline 28/02/2018

After three successful conferences in London, Prague and Salisbury, the International Bridges Group will meet next in Regensburg on August 25 & 26, 2018. This year, we will cooperate with the “Gesellschaft für Stadtgeschichte und Urbanisierungsforschung” (https://gsu-stadtgeschichte.com/), the Chair of European History at Regensburg University and the Research Training Group KRITIS at Technische Universität Darmstadt.Continue reading “Call for Papers 4th Conference of the International Bridges Group in Regensburg (August 25 – 26, 2018) Deadline 28/02/2018”

International Bridges Group in Prague (Symposium Review, 2016)

This year, the delegates of the International Bridge Group assembled in Prague for their annual symposium. Held over three days, the delegates enjoyed tours of medieval monuments, a day of papers at Vila Lanna, and a day trip to study medieval bridges outside of Prague. The event was a spectacular introduction to medieval Bohemia andContinue reading “International Bridges Group in Prague (Symposium Review, 2016)”

Conference: International Bridges Group in Prague (8-10 July 2016)

After the success of the first meeting of the International Bridges Group in Westminster Palace [Ed. note: enthusiastically reviewed by Medieval Art Research here], the International Bridges Group will meet in Prague for our second symposium. The Charles Bridge in Prague, with its spectacular gate tower, makes the city an excellent choice, and will beContinue reading “Conference: International Bridges Group in Prague (8-10 July 2016)”

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”