Architecture Conference – Papers invited and discounted rates

Kent staff and students are being offered discounted rates for the Centre for European Architecture’s Biennial Conference.

The conference, entitled From Building to Continent: How Architecture makes Territories, takes place in The Cathedral Lodge, Canterbury, on 28 and 29 June 2018.

Papers are also being invited – abstracts should be submitted by 15 January 2018.

Guest speakers at the conference include:

  • Professor Lucia Allais, Princeton University (US) on ‘Maps of Monuments and Scales of Design: Strategic Bombing and the Post-war International Order’.
  • Professor Mark Bassin, Södertörn University (Stockholm) – ‘Nature as State: Geopolitics and Landscape Monuments’.
  • Professor Kenny Cupers, University of Basel – ‘The Earth that Modernism Built’.
  • Professor Tullia Iori, The University of Rome Tor Vergata – ‘Engineering the Italian Landscape: the Autostrada del Sole as Territorial Construct for a New Post-War National Identity’.

The conference fee is £140 per person, which includes coffee/tea and refreshments, and buffet lunches on both days. Kent staff and students are eligible for a reduced registration rate of £25 for both conference days, including tea/coffee breaks (but lunches are excluded). Kent University ID will be required for verification at the registration desk.

Paper proposals – 150-200 words in length – may cover any time period, continuing into the present. Relevant proposals from all disciplines are welcomed. Paper abstract submission deadline is 15 January, 2018. Selected papers will be announced on 31 March, 2018.

Please send paper abstracts as a Word doc (without images) to:

You can find out more about the conference on its webpages.