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Using History – AHRA annual research student symposium at Aalto University

Aalto University Undergraduate Centre
Otakaari 1, Espoo

The AHRA2018 research student symposium examines the interdisciplinary intersections in architectural research and in the history of architecture. The symposium calls PhD candidates to reflect on the various uses of history and historical knowledge in architectural research and practice in a broad sense.

During the two-day symposium, architecture and history will be discussed in 24 presentations divided to six sessions. Professor emeritus, architect Juhani Pallasmaa will give his keynote lecture “STRATIFICATIONS – memory, experience and imagination” on Monday June 11 at 16:00.

The symposium will be held in English and is open to everyone.
Please sign up to the lecture by Juhani Pallasmaa here by June 8.

You can find more information about the symposium at Aalto University’s website:


The Architectural Humanities Research Association AHRA provides an inclusive and comprehensive support network of researchers in architectural humanities. It promotes, supports, develops and disseminates high-quality research in all areas of architectural humanities.