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  • CFP: Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference

    CFP: Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference
    SAH 2017 Annual International Conference
    Glasgow, Scotland, June 7-11

    The Society of Architectural Historians is now accepting abstracts for its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, June 7–11. Please submit an abstract no later than June 6, 2016, to one of the 33 thematic sessions, the Graduate Student Lightning Talks or the open sessions. The thematic sessions have been selected to cover topics across all time periods and architectural styles. SAH encourages submissions from architectural, landscape, and urban historians; museum curators; preservationists; independent scholars; architects; and members of SAH chapters and partner organizations.

    Thematic sessions and Graduate Student Lightning Talks are listed below. Please note that those submitting papers for the Graduate Student Lightning Talks must be graduate students at the time the talk is being delivered (June 7–11, 2017). Open sessions are available for those whose research does not match any of the themed sessions. Instructions and deadlines for submitting to themed sessions and open sessions are the same.

    Submission Guidelines:

    Abstracts must be under 300 words.
    The title cannot exceed 65 characters, including spaces and punctuation.
    Abstracts and titles must follow the Chicago Manual of Style.
    Only one abstract per conference by author or co-author may be submitted.
    A maximum of two (2) authors per abstract will be accepted.

    ‘A Narrow Place’: Architecture and the Scottish Diaspora
    Architectural Ghosts
    Architecture and Carbon
    Architecture and Immigration in the Twentieth Century
    Chinese Architecture and Gardens in a Global Context
    City Models: Making and Remaking Urban Space
    Colour and Light in Venetian Architecture
    Culture, Leisure and the Post-War City: Renewal and Identity
    Evidence and Narrative in Architectural History
    Graduate Student Lightning Talks
    Heritage and History in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Landscape and Garden Exchanges between Scotland and America
    Mass Housing ‘Elsewhere’
    Medieval Vernacular Architecture
    Mediterranean Cities in Transition
    National, International: Counterculture as a Global Enterprise
    Natural Disasters and the Rebuilding of Cities
    On Style
    Penetrable Walls: Architecture at the Edges of the Roman Empire
    Piranesi at 300
    Preserving and Repurposing Social Housing: Pitfalls and Promises
    Publicly Postmo / dern: Government Agency and 1980s Architecture
    Questions of Scale: Micro-architecture in the Global Middle Ages
    Reading the Walls: From Tombstones to Public Screens
    Reinserting Latin America in the History of Modernism: 1965–1990
    Reopening the Open Plan
    Rethinking Medieval Rome: Architecture and Urbanism
    Spaces of Displacement
    The Architecture of Ancient Spectacle
    The Architecture of Coal and Other Energies
    The Global and the Local in Vernacular Architecture Studies
    The Poetics of Roman Architecture
    The Politics of Memory, Territory, and Heritage in Iraq and Syria
    The Tenement: Collective City Dwelling Before Modernism