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The Construction History Society is delighted to announce the Fourth Annual Construction History Conference will be held on Friday 7 April 2017, Saturday 8 April 2017 and Sunday 9 April 2017 with the International Colloquium on the Saturday. Both events will held in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Department of Architecture at Queens' College, Cambridge.

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Download the draft programme here

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The conference on the Friday and Saturday will bring together speakers from across the world to discuss the history of construction. The proceedings of this conference will be published as a book to accompany the conference.

The International Colloquium on the afternoon of Saturday 8 April will bring together the leaders of the societies from across the world to discuss how the subject is developing in Europe and where it might go in the future.

The AGM of the Construction History Society will be held at 11.30 on Saturday 8 April as part of the conference, followed by the Annual Lecture. The AGM and lecture are free of charge to all members of the Construction History Society.

Trips will be organised for the Sunday. 

Members of the Construction History Society get a discounted registration rate (30%). Join on the Construction History website.

 Student bursaries are available with priority given to those students delivering papers at the conference please email the


Friday, 7 April, 2017 - 09:30 to Sunday, 9 April, 2017 - 18:00
Event location: 
Queens' College, Cambridge