Call for Submissions: “Xenakis 22”. Centenary International Symposium
Deadline: 15th September 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the call for submissions “Xenakis 22” for the Centenary International Symposium, which will be held between 24th and 29th May, 2022, in Athens and Nafplio, Greece. “In recent decades the study of Iannis Xenakis’s work has seen a continuous rise in performances and recordings by a new generation of musicians and multimedia artists, as well as by symposia and publications. Moreover, access to the Xenakis Archives has helped to advance new research even further. We can thus refer to a broad field of Xenakis Studies that is increasingly in dialogue with fields such as…

Call for Papers: “Learning Places”. TechNetEMPIRE International Conference
Deadline: 20th June 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers “Learning Places”, for the TechNetEMPIRE International Conference, which will be held on 3rd and 4th February 2022, in a hybrid format, in Lisbon and Zoom. This event aims at tackling the possibility of a comparative view on how, when and where learning institutions of technical and scientific knowledge were organized across empires. By comparing different case studies in fields of knowledge and transformation of the built environment – military engineering, cartography, among others – the goal is to establish a comparative frame of the political-scientific enterprise of empires, across geographies…

Call for Papers: “Transitions of Memory. Narratives of Violence in the 20th and 21th Centuries”. Fossoli Foundation International Conference
Deadline: 1st June 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers “Transitions of Memory. Narratives of Violence in the 20th and 21th Centuries”, for the International Conference organized by the Fossoli Foundation Study Centre, which will be held in 4-15 October, 2021, Italy. “Transitions of memory continues the activities of the Fossoli Foundation Study Centre along the lines of the previous Sites of Transit in Europe from WWII to the present. History, Spaces, Memories (2018) from which was taken the volume Camps of Transit, Sites of Memory. Past, Present, Perspectives about to be published by Peter Lang as part of the…

Call for Papers: “Beyond the Institution: Transforming the Learning Environment in Architectural Education.” GAM Magazine
Deadline: 25th May 2021

Docomomo International is please to share the call for papers “Beyond the Institution: Transforming the Learning Environment in Architectural Education” for the next issue of Graz Architecture Magazine, (GAM.18). “GAM.18 is interested in expressions of architecture education that critically integrate into their practice the spaces and institutions in which this teaching takes place. The actual form—be it more radical pedagogy like collaborative learning forms, peer-to-peer methods, outdoor learning such as design-build approaches, nomadic courses, or transdisciplinary types of work—takes a back seat to the question of how the transition from an understanding of teaching to an understanding of learning takes…

Call for Papers: the crit. ETH architectural history journal, gta papers
Deadline: 24th May 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to announce that the submissions for both scholarly and experimental articles on the crit for an upcoming issue of the ETH architectural history journal, gta papers, are now open. “Whether it is experienced as a courtroom, or as a competitive talent show, the crit is a rite of passage in architectural education—a drama in which students are asked to present and defend their work in front of an audience consisting of their peers, their teachers, and invited external experts. It can be both a tool of instruction, and a theatre of the absurd. The intersection of teachers,…

Call for Papers – UAAC-AAUC Conference 2021
Deadline: 16th May 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the call for papers for the 2021 Online Conference of the Universities Art Association of  Canada / Congrès en ligne 2021 de l’Association d’art des Universités du Canada (UAAC-AAUC) in open until 16th May 2021. Every fall, the UAAC-AAUC hosts Canada’s professional conference for visual arts-based research by art historians, professors, artists, curators, and cultural workers. The conference is held at a different location each year, generally at a Canadian university or college. The sessions and panels address issues and subjects in art history, theory, and practice from various methodological approaches. We invite paper…

Call for Papers: 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”]
Deadline: 30th June, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”], organized by the Museum of Architecture Study Group of the Graduate Program in Architecture – Proarq, from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. Teachers, graduate students, researchers and professionals in Architecture, Museology and Heritage are invited to participate in the 7th International Seminar “Museografia e Arquitetura de Museus: Tecnologia e Descolonização” [“Museography and Architecture of Museums: Technology and Decolonization”] to be held between 18th October and 12th December November…

Call for Papers: Revista Scaena IV
Deadline: 1st July, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the call for papers for the issue IV of Revista Scaena, to be edited in 2022, by the Lisbon Museum – Roman Theater. The period for submitting proposals ends on 1st July 2021. Proposals must include an abstract in Portuguese or in the original language of the article / abstract in English, with a maximum of 150 words, five keywords in Portuguese, or in the original language of the article / keywords, in English, which define the content of the text, being subject to analysis by the scientific committee that, as of this number,…

Revisões e Ampliações da Arquitetura e do Urbanismo Modernos no Brasil [Revisions and Expansions of Modern Architecture and Urbanism in Brazil]
Organized by Prof. José Carlos Huapaya Espinoza, edited by PPGAU / UFBA and EDUFBA, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the collection Revisões e Ampliações da Arquitetura e do Urbanismo Modernos no Brasil [Revisions and Expansions of Modern Architecture and Urbanism in Brazil]. The collection consists of a total of 25 texts organized in two volumes: Part 1 History and Historiography / Theory and Practices of Intervention, Preservation and Restoration and Part 2 Modernism as Culture / Inventory and Documentation. This set of works constitutes a selection of the contributions of researchers from all over Brazil and Latin America elaborated for the 13th Docomomo_Brasil Seminar, held at the Faculty of Architecture of the Federal…

Call for Abstracts: OASE #112 Ecological Aesthetics
Deadline: 1st June, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the new call for abstracts for the OASE #112 with the theme “Ecological Aesthetics”. This issue of OASE is interested in contributions that investigate the role of aesthetics in contemporary ecological practices and discourses in architecture. OASE is primarily interested in contributions that arrive at or depart from specific cases, both historical and contemporary, and linked to one or more of the following themes: 1 Aesthetics of technology The foregrounding of ecological issues has resulted in the presence of advanced technologies to regulate a building’s energetic performance. In addition, such technologies are often embedded…