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Papers presented at the SAHANZ annual conferences are peer reviewed through a blind refereeing process.
Presenters must be members of the Society.
The 2018 conference will be held in Wellington.

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Quotation, Quotation: What Does History Have in Store for Architecture Today?
The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand
Canberra 5-8 July 2017

In addition to the conference hosts, this event is proudly supported by AIA - ACT Chapter, Cox Architecture, Canberra, FJMT (Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp Pty Ltd) Architects, Sydney, Stewart Architecture. Keynote speakers: Jean-Louis Cohen & Julie Willis.

Links: Conference website, Draft program.

The online registration page is Now Live.

  • Regular full registration, including SAHANZ membership $500
  • Regular student registration, including SAHANZ membership $350
  • Regular day registration (inc. keynote if applicable) $200 per day
  • Student day registration (inc. keynote if applicable) $50 per day
  • Keynote only registration $25 per keynote address

Students: Please send a scan/ photo of your student card to John.Ting@canberra.edu.au.


Tours
There are 2 optional tours of selected Canberra architecture on Wednesday, 5 July.

TOUR 1
Morning 'Canberra modern' bus tour
9:45am to 12.30pm (approx. 3.5hrs)
Cost: $30
The tour will cover the following buildings:

  • Giralang School 1974-76 (Enrico Taglietti)
  • Cameron Offices 1968-76 (John Andrews)
  • Northbourne Housing 1959-62 (Sydney Ancher) (external only)
  • Churchill House 1969-71 (Robin Boyd)

Sydney Ancher's Northbourne housing is about to be demolished and Cameron Offices is one of only 9 Australian buildings on the UIA World Register of Significant Architecture. The tour will go through some of Canberra's significant landscapes between stops, and many other landmarks will be visible from the bus.

TOUR 2
Afternoon 'Civic architecture' walking tour
1.15-4.30pm (approx. 3hrs)
Cost: $10 (for transport to and from the parliamentary triangle)

  • Parliament House 1980-88 (Romaldo Giurgola)
  • National Gallery 1968-82 (Edwards Madigan Torzillo and Briggs)
  • High Court 1972-80 (Edwards Madigan Torzillo and Briggs)
  • National Portrait Gallery 2005-08 (Johnson Pilton Walker)

If we are running ahead of time, we may be able to walk through Commonwealth Place 2000-02 (Durbach Block and Sue Barnsley) and the NGA Sculpture Garden (Harry Howard).

Both tours will begin at the conference venue (Roy Ground's Shine Dome). We will organise transport to and from the parliamentary triangle for those who are participating in Tour 2. Both tours will be conducted by Patrick Stein, a knowledgeable local practitioner who graduated from the University of Canberra architecture program. He also teaches in history and theory in the Masters of Architecture course.

Registration is essential to help us with transport logistics. To register for either or both tours, please email John Ting at John.Ting@canberra.edu.au and indicate which tour you would like to register for. Payment will be in cash on the day, and official receipts will be emailed out to you after the conference.

Registrations for the tours will close on Friday, 23 June 2017.

 

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SAHANZ 2nd PhD Symposium on Architectural History
Adelaide, 3-4 July 2017

The event will be co-hosted by the University of Adelaide and the University of Western Australia, and will aim to connect advanced PhD candidates, as emerging researchers, with established scholars in architectural history. In the context of the Adelaide Congress 2017 the symposium will draw on national and international scholars from a larger network associated with SAHANZ, the RE.ASIA symposium and CAMEA, to offer expert commentary on the research presented, and to engage in roundtable discussions and academic networking.

Click here for further information.

 

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GOLD: The 33rd Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand, Melbourne 6-9 July 2016. Keynote speakers: Abidin Kusno and Alessandra Ponte.

Click for further information and the programme with clickable links to papers.

Thanks to everyone who participated in Melbourne to make this such a success, and especially to
Dr AnnMarie Brennan, Prof Philip Goad and their team who made this event run so successfully.
Thanks to the conference sponsor, The University of Melbourne.

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SAHANZ Inaugural PhD Symposium on Architectural History
Brisbane 27 November 2015

Papers by current research higher degree students were presented at the inaugural PhD Symposium on Architectural History at The University of Queensland. The symposium offered students expert commentary on research was well as roundtable discussions on academic networking and publishing.

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ARCHITECTURE, INSTITUTIONS AND CHANGE: The 32nd Annual SAHANZ Conference, Sydney, Australia, 7-10 July 2015. Keynote speakers: Geoffrey London and Dell Upton.

Click here for the Conference website.
Click here for the Conference proceedings.

 

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TRANSLATION 2014: The 31st Annual SAHANZ Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2-5 July 2014. Keynote speakers: Barry Bergdoll, Branko Mitrović and Tom Avermaete.

Click here for the programme.
Click here for the proceedings from Unitec ePress.

 

Open


OPEN: The 30th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Gold Coast, Queensland, 2-5 July 2013.
Click here for the programme.
Click here for pdfs of the proceedings.

Print proceedings may be ordered using the conference registration form here. These remain available at the price of A$66 (incl GST) while stock lasts.

 

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FABULATION: MYTH, NATURE, HERITAGE: The 29th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Launceston, Tasmania, 5-8 July 2012. Keynote speakers: Karen Burns and Alex Bremner. Click here for the programme

 

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AUDIENCE: The 28th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Brisbane, 7-10 July 2011. Keyone speakers: Mark Jarzombek and Taro Igarashi (with support from the Japan Foundation). Plenary speakers: Penelope Edmonds and Thomas Weaver. Click here for the programme


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IMAGINING: The 27th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Newcastle, Australia, 30 June-2 July 2010. Keynote speakers: Peter Myers and Sarah Treadwell. Click here for programme


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CULTURAL CROSSROADS: The 26th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, 2-5 July 2009. Keynote speakers: Roberto Segre, Paul Walker and Riken Yamamoto. Click here for programme


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HISTORY IN PRACTICE: The 25th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Geelong, Victoria, 3-6 July 2008. Keynote speakers: Des Smith and Don Watson. Click here for programme


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PANORAMA TO PARADISE: The 24th Annual SAHANZ Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, on the 21-24 September 2007. Keynote speakers: Mark Crinson, Keith Eggener and Paulette Singley. Click here for programme


2006logo


CONTESTED TERRAINS: The 23rd Annual SAHANZ Conference, Fremantle, Western Australia, from 29 September to 2 October 2006. Keynote speakers: Andrew Ballantyne, Zeynip Çelik and Helen Mallinson. Click here for programme


Celebration / SAHANZ 22 / Napier 2005


CELEBRATION: The 22nd Annual SAHANZ Conference, Napier, New Zealand, on the 24-27 September 2005. Keynote speakers: John Macarthur and Jonathan Woodham. Click here for programme


Limits / SAHANZ 21 / Melbourne 2004


LIMITS: The 21st Annual SAHANZ Conference, Melbourne, 26-29 September 2004. Keynote speakers: Peter Corrigan, Diane Favro, Reinhold Martin and Felicity Scott. Click here for programme


Sahanz 03 : Progress


PROGRESS: The 20th annual conference of SAHANZ, Sydney, 2-5 October 2003. Keynotes: Mike Austin and Mary McLeod. Click here for programme


Additions programme


ADDITIONS TO ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY: The 19th annual conference of SAHANZ, Brisbane, 4-7 October 2002. Keynotes: Andrew Benjamin, Hilde Heynen, Esa Laaksonen and Jane Rendell. Click here for programme


In the Making


IN THE MAKING: Architecture's Past The 18th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Darwin, Australia, 30 September-3 October 2001. Keynote speaker: Philip Goad. Click here for programme


Formulation Fabrication


FORMULATION FABRICATION: The Architecture of History The 17th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Wellington, New Zealand, November 2000. Keynote speakers: Roemer van Toorn, Sarah Whiting and Mark Wigley. Click here for programme


Thresholds


THRESHOLDS: The 16th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Launceston, Australia, 1999. Keynote speakers: Mark Cousins, Neil Leach and Barrie Shelton. Click here for programme


FIRM(ness)


FIRM(ness) commodity DE-light?: questioning the canons The 15th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Melbourne, Australia, September 1998. Keynote speakers: Anthony Alofsin and Harry Francis Mallgrave. Click here for programme


On What Ground(s)?


ON WHAT GROUND(S)?: The 14th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Adelaide, Australia, 17-20 July 1997. Keynote speakers: Augustin Berque, Bernard Cache and Paul Fox. Click here for programme


Loyality and Disloyality


LOYALTY AND DISLOYALTY IN THE ARCHITECTURE OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE AND COMMONWEALTH: The 13th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Auckland, New Zealand, October 1996. Keynote speakers: Richard Engelhardt, Robert Grant Irving and Paul Oliver. Plenary lectures by Peter Bossley and Sir Miles Warren. Public Lecture by John Stacpoole. Click here for programme


50 Years of Modernity


50 YEARS OF MODERNITY IN AUSTRALASIA, 1920-1970: The 12th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Sydney, Australia, 14-16 July 1995. Keynote speaker: Harry Seidler. Click here for programme


Sarsaparilla


FROM SARSAPARILLA TO MUCKADILLA: The 11th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Brisbane, Australia, 30 September-2 October 1994. Click here for programme


Nuts and Bolts programme


NUTS AND BOLTS, OR BERRIES: Early Modernism in Australasia The 10th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Perth, Australia, 25-27 September 1993. Keynote speaker: Judith Brine. Click here for programme


Asia/Australasia


ASIA/AUSTRALASIA: The 9th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Geelong, Australia, 4-7 July 1992. Keynote speaker: Helen Ibbitson Jessup. Click here for programme


Regional Responses


REGIONAL RESPONSES: The 8th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6-8 July 1991. Keynote speaker: Miles Lewis. Click here for programme


Colonial Connections


COLONIAL CONNECTIONS: The 7th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Melbourne, Australia, 1990. Keynote speaker: Jonathan Mané-Wheoki. Click here for programme


Canberra programme


LANDSCAPE AND 20TH CENTURY URBAN DESIGN IN AUSTRALASIA: The 6th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Canberra, Australia, 21-23 April 1989. Keynote Speaker: James Weirick. Click here for programme


Sydney programme


AUSTRALIAN STUDIES IN ARCHITECTURAL HISTORY: The 5th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Sydney, Australia, 13-16 May 1988. Click here for programme


Adelaide programme


SAHANZ 87: The 4th Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Adelaide, Australia, 9-10 May 1987. Keynote Speaker: Derek Linstrom. Click here for programme


Sydney programme

CLASSICISM AND ROMANTICISM IN AUSTRALASIAN ARCHITECTURE: The 3rd Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Melbourne, Australia, 16-18 May 1986. Keynote Speaker: James Broadbent. Click here for programme


Sydney programme


The 2nd Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Sydney, Australia, 15-16 June 1985. Click here for programme


Adelaide programme


Architectural Historians in Australia: Australian Questions to Face The 1st Annual Conference of SAHANZ, Adelaide, Australia, 11-13 August 1984. Keynote speaker: Dennis Sharp. Click here for programme