Programme

The European Architectural History Network is delighted to announce that its next biannual meeting will take place at the NTUAthens School of Architecture, 19-23 June 2024

Preliminary programme:

WEDNESDAY 19 JUNE

10.00-18.00 on-site registration
11.00-18.00 thematic interest group meetings
14.00-16.00 AH meeting
16.00-18.00 EAHN business meeting
18.00-18.30 conference opening
18.30-20.00 keynote lecture
20.00-22.00 opening reception – exhibition

THURSDAY 20 JUNE

10.00-12.00 paper sessions
12.00-13.00 lunch
13.00-15.00 lunch tours / AH panel discussion
16.00-18.00 paper sessions
18.30-20.00 keynote lecture

FRIDAY 21 JUNE

10.00-12.00 paper sessions
12.00-13.00 lunch
13.00-15.00 lunch tours / ERC workshop
16.00-18.00 paper sessions
18.30-20.00 keynote lecture
20.00-22.00 gala dinner

SATURDAY 22 JUNE

10.00-12.00 paper sessions
12.00-13.00 lunch
13.00-15.00 book launches
15.00-15.30 summation
15.30-16.00 AH awards
16.00-16.30 next conference
18.00-22.00 closing event

SUNDAY 23 JUNE

09.00-18.00 post conference tours

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Interest group meetings (Wednesday, 11.00-18.00):

Interest Group ‘Urban Representations’

Interest group ‘Building Word Image’ 

Interest group ‘Eastern Europe’ 

Interest group ‘Contemporary History’ 

Interest group ‘Architecture History and Digital Humanities’ with Interest group ‘Housing’ (joint event)

Interest group ‘Postmodern’ with interest group ‘Environment’ (joint event)

Interest group ‘Histories in Conflict’

Interest group ‘Women and Gender’ 

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SESSIONS AND ROUND TABLES TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

20 June morning (10.00-12.00)

Tourist imaginaries and architecture performativity in Mediterranean coast from a gender perspective

Youth and Architecture – Spaces and projects for/by an underrepresented group

Civic Centre Revisited: The Politics of an Urban Design Mirage

Provincialised Colonialities

The house types and the type of house: the colonial form for indigenous domesticity

Forging “Crossed Histories” of Twentieth-Century Architecture and Urban Design

20 June afternoon (16.00-18.00)

Architecture and Anthropocene Air

Wars outside and wars inside

Bureaucracy and Architecture in the Nineteenth Century in Europe and its Colonies: A New Paradigm?

Architectural Embodiments of Grain Sovereignty

On Buildings that No Longer Exist

21 June morning (10.00-12.00)

A veranda, a view and a motorway. Revisiting post-war touristic architectures in the Mediterranean

Architectural Histories after the Global Turn

Ecologies of Stone

Histories of Data Networks of Urban and Territorial Intelligence

Cultures of Maintenance: Upkeep and Repair

Architects societies and associations in the 19th and 20th centuries: centralisation and networks

21 June afternoon (16.00-18.00)

Architectural Historiography and its Moving Images: Cinema as an Agent of Historical Culture

Women Making Space in South America, c.1400-1900

Data Narratives of Architectural Modernity

Machines for Settling: The Provisional Architectures of Colonialism 

Urbanophobia 

22 June morning (10.00-12.00)

Not so Pure: Modern Interior contaminations

Drawing the Ground

Histories of Architecture, Irony and Humour, 1750-present

Toward a Genealogy of Care: Housekeeping and Homemaking

Democratisation and Architecture in the European South: A Comparative Approach

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Book launches (June 22, 13.00-15.00)

Book launch and discussion:

Maristella Casciato discussing with Panayotis Tournikiotis

Le Corbusier. Album Punjab, 1951 (Lars Müller, 2024)
Edited by Maristella Casciato
Book launch and Round table discussion:

Narrating the Globe: The Emergence of World Histories of Architecture (MIT Press, 2023)
Edited by Petra Brouwer, Martin Bressani and Christopher Drew Armstrong

Participants:
Ralph Ghoche (Barnard College, NY)
Markus Lähteenmäki (UCL, London)
Alex Bremner (University of Edinburgh)
Anne Hultzsch (ETH Zurich)
Petra Brouwer (University of Amsterdam)
Martin Bressani (McGill University)
Richard Wittman in discussion with Tim Anstey and Richard Anderson

Things That Move: A Hinterland in Architectural History (MIT Press, 2024) by Tim Anstey
Wolkenbügel: El Lissitzky as Architect (MIT Press, 2024) by Richard Anderson