Monthly Archives: March 2018

When All Roads Led to Paris: Artistic Exchanges between France and Central Europe in the 19th Century

CFP: When All Roads Led to Paris: Artistic Exchanges between France and Central Europe in the 19th Century

  • Dates: 01 – 18 Mar, 2018
  • Location: Prague, Czech Republic
  • Website:
  • Deadline for applications: 18 March 2018

Organizers: Kristýna Hochmuth (ÚDU FF UK, NG) and Adéla Klinerová (ÚDU FF UK, EPHE, CEFRES)
When & Where: 26-27 June 2018, AV ČR, Národní 1009/3, Prague 1, room 205
Languages: French and English

This workshop, organized by CEFRES, the Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Sciences (ÚDU AV ČR), the National Gallery in Prague (NG) and the Institute of Art History of the Faculty of Arts of the Charles University (ÚDU FF UK) is open to PhD students, post doctoral students and young researchers. Our discussions will be initiated by a keynote speech by professor Marek Zgórniak, Institute of Art History, Jagiellonian University, Kraków. A complementary program will be open to active participants and public. Travel and accommodation costs will not be covered. On the other hand, we will help with hotel bookings in Prague.

Please send both organizers your paper proposal up to 3,600 characters, in French or English, by 18 March 2018, within the fulfilled application form. The selection committee will contact selected candidates by 20 April 2018. Papers should be no longer than 25 minutes and will be followed by a discussion. A publication is planned.

21st IIWC Symposium – New Horizons, York 2018

Call for Papers

On behalf of the ICOMOS International Wood Committee and ICOMOS-UK we invite papers to be presented at New Horizons, York 2018.

Papers are invited from both ICOMOS members and non-members. To propose a paper, please submit a concise one A4-page abstract as follows:

  • Language: English
  • Abstract length: Maximum 300 words
  • Author’s biography summary: Maximum 100 words
  • At the top of the abstract indicate: the chosen theme/ topic; the title of the paper; and three to five keywords that reflect the general theme of the paper; then
  • Author’s name(s), any institutional affiliation and contact details (postal address, phone, fax, e-mail)
  • If you are an ICOMOS member, your ICOMOS membership number and National Committee.
  • No more than one abstract will be considered per author (unless for the second abstract you are not the principal author).
  • Abstracts should be emailed to:

Timetable for submission of abstracts and papers:

  • 2 March 2018: Call for Papers:
  • 15 May 2018: Deadline for submission of Abstracts
  • 12 June 2018: Selected speakers notified of their selection
  • 12 -15 September 2018: ‘New Horizons’ – IIWC Symposium York 2018
  • Abstracts sent after the deadline will not be considered.

Selection and Review Process

The Selection Committee will review the abstracts. It will then select abstracts for papers to be presented at the symposium and for publication on the IIWC website (possibly for both). The selected speakers will be invited to submit fully referenced 2,500-word papers with illustrations after the Symposium for publication on the IIWC website. Guidelines for paper presentations will be emailed to the selected presenters.

To facilitate broader discussion of the themes, a further number of abstracts will be selected (and notified) to present posters for display during the Symposium on stands or electronic screens. Poster Presenters may be invited to personally present if a Speaker Presenter drops out unexpectedly.

Selection Committee: Tina Wik ((ICOMOS Sweden), Mikel Landa (ICOMOS Spain), Doug Evans and Maggie Henderson (ICOMOS UK).

Symposium Organising Committee: Doug Evans, IIWC Vice-President (Europe), Tina Wik IIWC General Secretary, Dana Challinor (ICOMOS UK), Susan Denyer Secretary ICOMOS-UK, and Anthea Longo ICOMOS-UK.

Further information>>

CFP: A World of Architectural History (ARENA)

A World of Architectural History

International Conference to be held at the
Bartlett School of Architecture,
Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment,
University College London, UK

Friday 2nd – Sunday 4th November 2018

This event is also the 3rd Annual Conference of the Architectural Research in Europe Network Association (ARENA)

Further information about the Conference rationale>>

Call for Papers:

Abstracts of a minimum of 300 words and maximum of 500 words are invited for this major architectural history conference being held at the Bartlett School of Architecture in early-November 2018. Up to three pages of images can also be supplied. However, all of the text/images in each case must be combined together into one single Acrobat PDF file for submission or else will not be accepted.

Applicants should indicate clearly in their abstracts which of the 8 conference themes they wish to be included in (see above for categories). The conference organisers however retain the right to reallocate accepted papers as they see fit.

To ensure equal treatment for all submissions, the organizers will not respond to any individual queries about the content of papers or about the thematic categories.

The selection panel will assess each of the proposed papers on an anonymous basis, and will be comprised of Bartlett Faculty colleagues and members of the International Academic Committee. The deadline for the call for papers is Wednesday 28th March 2018, with decisions being notified by 25th April 2018.

Applicants need to ensure that they have their own sources of funding available to take part in the conference.


General enquiries and the PDF files for the proposed papers should be emailed to:
Professor Murray Fraser, Vice-Dean of Research, Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment,