Call for Articles: ESACH Quarterly n°2
Deadline: 27th August, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the ESACH open call for contributions in view of the release of The ESACH Quarterly n°2, the second issue of the educational association’s magazine which will feature the work of its members. The ESACH Quarterly is the international, peer-reviewed magazine of the European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage (ESACH), that provides an Open Access space for the discussion and publication of grounded university and independently carried research, professional activity, and content in various formats exemplifying personal engagement into all aspects of Cultural Heritage. The magazine’s goal is to provide an interdisciplinary platform for debate…

17th International Docomomo Conference 2022
Call for Abstracts opens at 15th July, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to annouce that the 17th International Docomomo Conference will be hosted at the School of Architecture, Universitat Politècnica de Valencia in Valencia, Spain, between 7th and 10th September, 2022, under the theme “Modern Design: Social Commitment & Quality of Life“. This theme will encourage us to reflect upon how re-thinking interior space in the widest sense was tackled, the different contexts where it was developed and who the main artifices were. If the proposed theme is, in itself, pertinent, today it is of even greater interest as, curiously, the improvement in the health conditions of habitable…

Call for Papers: Avant-Garde Art on Paper in Europe, 1905-1950
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the international symposium on the role of paper in European avant-garde art during the first half of the 20th century, organized by the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium, in collaboration with the MDRN lab of the University of Leuven and with the Université Libre de Bruxelles. “A wide variety of historical or classic avant-garde artists turned to paper during the first half of the 20th century. Whereas this turn to paper has received quite some attention in the study of Cubism (collage), Expressionism (the woodcut), and Dada (photomontage),…

Call for Papers: International Symposium on the Modern Heritage of Africa
Deadline: 23rd July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the International Symposium on the Modern Heritage of Africa.  “The 20th anniversary of the Modern Heritage Programme, jointly initiated by UNESCO, ICOMOS, and DOCOMOMO, in 2021 presents a timely and important opportunity to reflect on the transformative cultural experiences and global consequences of the recent past that heralded the dawn of the anthropocene and its many impacts on climate, society, and the planet. Despite these impacts, the ‘modern’ era and its legacies are comparatively undervalued and overlooked, and disproportionately concentrated and interpreted in ‘the west’. MoHoA contends that Africa’s…

Call for Nominations: SAH Publication Awards
Deadline: 31st July, 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share the call for nominations for the SAH Publication Awards. Every year, the Society of Architectural Historians presents awards that recognize the most distinguished publications in architectural history, urban history, landscape history, preservation, and architectural exhibition catalogues. SAH also presents the Founders’ Award for an outstanding JSAH article written by an emerging scholar in the previous two years. The deadline to submit nominations for the 2022 SAH Publication Awards is July 31, 2021. Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award The Alice Davis Hitchcock Book Award was established in 1949 to recognize annually the most distinguished work of…

Call for Papers: Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture and Urbanismo ZARCH. Issue 18: “Women, Feminist Practices and Alternative Practitioners in Architecture”
Deadline: 15th November, 2021

Docomomo Interantional is pleased to share the call for papers for the Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Architecture and Urbanismo ZARCH, Issue 18: “Women, Feminist Practices and Alternative Practitioners in Architecture”, with the editors Lucía C. Pérez-Moreno (Associate Professor, Zaragoza University, Spain) and Ann E. Komara (Professor, University of Colorado-Denver, USA). “In contrast to other types of studies on women and architecture in which biography predominates, this special issue seeks to delve into how the different situations in which women have carried out their work can be a device for opening up new fields of activity, encouraging creativity and offering a…

Call for Papers: Architectural Theory Review vol. 26, no. 1. Terms and Conditions: Financialized Space
Deadline: 15th October, 2021

Docomomo Interantional shares the call for papers for the journal Architectural Theory Review vol. 26, no. 1. , “Terms and Conditions: Financialized Space”, edited by Maren Koehler (University of Sydney) and Jasper Ludewig (University of Newcastle). “This issue of Architectural Theory Review investigates the relation between finance capital and architecture. In particular, we seek contributions that explore previously overlooked situations in which the terms and conditions of finance have had spatial and architectural effects. In this way, the issue aligns itself with the argument recently reiterated by Sara Stevens and Lauren Jacobi, among others, that spaces of finance – banks,…

Call for Papers: in_bo vol. 13, no. 7. Sacred Pedagogy: The Sacred in Architectural and Design Education
Deadline: 13th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the open-access online journal in_bo vol. 13, no. 7. titled “Sacred Pedagogy: The Sacred in Architectural and Design Education”. “Any design pedagogy implies the reconsideration of the relationship between the sacred and the religious. Today, spaces of rituals risk becoming themes of specialized design — as stadiums for example, where architecture cannot ignore the rules and the form of the games that take place in them. Also, divisive religious beliefs highlight the fragility and fragmentation of contemporary society. The expansion of the sacred beyond religions underscores the theme of…

International Call: Women at the Bauhaus, the Bauhaus to the women. For a reconsideration of the myth
Deadline: It is always possible to submit research projects and articles

Docomomo International is pleased to share the International Call “Women at the Bauhaus, the Bauhaus to the women. For a reconsideration of the myth”, a book edited by Paola Ardizzola and Olimpia Niglio. It is always possible to submit research projects and articles to the e-mail: publicationseda@gmail.com. “The Bauhaus school, whose centenary of its birth falls this year (2019), despite the short duration of the time span in which it was active (1919-1933), it earned a fame that today get closer to the myth, thanks above all to an extremely innovative and democratic pedagogical methodology. Yet one of the most…

Call for Papers: edA, Special Issue 2021. “Totalitarian Architecture and Urban Planning: History and Legacy”
Deadline: 31st October 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for papers for the ESEMPI DI ARCHITETTURA International Journal, special issue 2021 “Totalitarian Architecture and Urban Planning: History and Legacy”, with the guest editors Claudia Lamberti and Justyna Zdunek-Wielgołaska. “Totalitarianism is universally known as a political system that exercises an extremely high degree of control over public and private life. In this kind of regime, propaganda is a fundamental aspect of the maintenance of power and consensus. Architecture and town planning have the potential to support and promote ideological propaganda. In many ways, totalitarian architecture represents the regime that builds it. Both…