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Fifth Annual Construction History Society Conference 2018 and AGM

The AGM and the Fifth Annual Conference of Construction History Society will be held in Queens’ College, Cambridge on 6, 7  and 8 April 2018 with the AGM on Saturday 7 April and tours of buildings on Sunday 8 April and an annual lecture and dinner on the Saturday night.

This year first day of the conference (Friday 6 April) will be devoted to studies of the history of building services and held in collaboration with Kent School of Architecture,  CIBSE and the Department of Architecture in Cambridge. The Special Call for abstracts for these sessions can be downloaded here. The second day (Saturday 7 April) will include general papers (the General Call for abstracts can be downloaded here). Generous student bursaries covering costs will be available for students to present papers. The current plan is for the second day to also feature a timber framing demonstration, the Annual General Meeting, International Symposium, Annual Lecture, Annual Building History Lecture and Gala Dinner. An optional visit will be organised on the Sunday on the theme of building services.

Any queries please contact Dr James Campbell (

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