25-27 November 2022

The 39th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand. The 16th conference of the Australasian Urban History / Planning History Group. Hosted by the School of Architecture and Planning, University of Auckland.

The call for abstracts is now closed.


Fabrications: The Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, Australia and New Zealand invites papers for an OPEN issue (Vol.33, no.1) edited by Cameron Logan and Kelly Greenop. The Open Issue of Fabrications welcomes papers on a range of topics related to architectural history.  Papers are due by 31st August 2022. Read more.

David Saunders, the Society’s Initiator and Inaugural President.
Source: Architecture Australia, 75.7 (November 1986): 29.

Applications for David Saunders Founder’s Grant Now Open

SAHANZ annually offers The David Saunders Founder’s Grant in memory of the founder of the Society, to support research by emerging researchers in the disciplines of architectural history and theory. Applications can be made to apply for funds to assist in field-work, archival assistance, printing and reproduction costs in preparation for publication. The award cannot be used to fund conference travel or registration. The Grant amount is AUD $3000.

The deadline for applications is 24 June 2022.

Click here for more information and the application form.

Historiography, Get It Right

Dr. Macarena de la Vega (University of Melbourne and Prof. Gevork Hartoonian (University of Canberra) invite you to join “Historiography, Get It Right,” the SAHANZ-sponsored panel they are hosting, as part of the 7th International Meeting of the European Architectural History Network in Madrid.

The panel will run from 11:30pm until 2:00am (AEST) on Thursday, June 16th. More information can be found on the SAHANZ News and Notices page, here.


SAHANZ PhD COLLOQUIUM 2022: This Thursday & July

The 2022 SAHANZ PhD Colloquium will be held this Thursday, 7 July. It is being hosted by the School of Built Environment at UNSW Sydney. The program for the colloquium can be found here. It will be held online and you are more than welcome to attend this free event. Please register here ( to receive the Zoom details.


Associate Professor Dijana Alic and Dr Raffaele Pernice School of Built Environment, Faculty of Arts, Design and Architecture, UNSW, Sydney

Further information, follow this link:

Image: Plan of the intended town of Australind on Leschenault Inlet, Western Australia, finally arranged by M. Waller Clifton Esq. (London: Smith, Elder &Co., c.1840). SLNSW 74Vv3OLWZpgl