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Seventh Annual Conference and International Symposium

25th July 2019

 

The Seventh Annual CHS Conference and International Symposium will take place in Queens’ College, Cambridge on the 3-5th April 2020.

The theme of the first day of the conference will be Iron and Steel. The call for abstracts can be Download here

The second day will consist of papers on any other aspect of construction history and the International Symposium. The general call for abstracts can be Download here

This day will contain a session on fountains. The call for abstracts can be Download Here

Seventh Annual Conference of the Construction History Society (2020)

30th April 2019

The Seventh Annual Construction History Conference will be held in Queens’ College, Cambridge on the 3-5th April 2020. Dates: a Call for Abstracts will be released in June 2019, Abstracts due by  1 October, Full Papers by 20 January 2020. The proceedings will be published and available at the conference.

Sixth Annual Conference of the Construction History Society (2019)

3rd August 2018

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Our AGM and the Sixth Annual Conference on Construction History was held in Cambridge on 5, 6  and 7 April 2019 with the AGM on Saturday 6 April and an annual lecture and dinner on the Saturday night and a tour on Sunday 7 April.. The theme of the first day was Water. The second day covered other aspects of Construction History. There was also a special session on Doors

 

Call for Abstracts: Water

General Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts- Special Session(s) on Doors

Conference in Honour of Professor Werner Lorenz 26-28 Sept 2018

3rd August 2018

A conference in honour of Professor Werner Lorenz who was the first person to hold a Chair of Construction History will be held in Cottbus from the 26-28 September and retired this year. Please see the programme for details of how to attend

Programme for Conference

13th November 2016

Fourth CHS Annual Conference 7-9 April 2017

The Fourth Annual Conference of the Construction History Society will be held in Queens’ College, Cambridge between the 7 and 9 April 2017. The call for abstracts has been released and was extended until 14 October 2016. For more details click here

Third CHS Annual Conference 8-9 April 2016

20th August 2015

The Third Annual Conference of the Construction History Society will be held in Queens’ College, Cambridge on the 8 and 9 April 2016. The call for abstracts has been released and abstracts should be submitted by 30 September 2015. For more details click here

AGM 21 March Cambridge

25th February 2015

Annual General Meeting

The annual general meeting of the society will take place on Saturday 21 March at Queens’ College Cambridge at 11.30 as part of the annual conference. All members of the society are welcome to come to the meeting free of charge and it will be followed by the annual lecture. This year’s annual lecture is by Professor Linda Clarke. Title: Valuing Construction Labour. If you wish to attend but are not coming to the conference please contact the secretary.

5th International Congress on Construction History

23rd September 2014

The fifth international congress on construction history is being hosted by our affiliate society, the Construction History Society of America, and will take place in Chicago in June 2015
More details here.

Call for papers Second Annual Conference on Construction History 2015

23rd September 2014

The deadline for submission for abstracts for the Second Annual Conference has been extended to 15 October 2014. The call for abstracts can be downloaded here. More details of the conference can be found at the conference website here.

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21/09/19

The date for submission of abstracts has been extended to 21 October 2019.

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