The SAHGB

The Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain was founded in 1956. It is a group of people from the UK and beyond who are interested in the history of architecture, of all places and all periods of time. Some members are academics, some work in architectural practice and conservation, while for others their interest in architectural history is independent of their professional background or education.  We have a large and active membership.

The Society organises lectures, study days, foreign tours, conferences, symposia, and graduate student workshops. It makes grants towards the costs of research and publication, and provides funding for students working on Ph.D.s in architectural history. It is also well-known for its peer-reviewed journal, Architectural History, which is sent free to members, is found in subscribing libraries around the world, and is now also readily accessed online via JSTOR.

This website provides information on the Society’s activities, publications and funding opportunities.  It is complemented by our Twitter feed, Facebook page and YouTube channel.

If you are not already a member: join us!

For public statements by the Society, see here.

Questions from a Long Chair...Join us on our study course run with @RIBALearning to gain new and broader perspectives on British Modernism in architecture and design. Featuring an original Marcel Breuer plywood long chair in session 2. Info here: https://t.co/oEzL4pCrb4
(@RIBA)

This month's update adds 24 lives drawn from #BlackBritishHistory to the ODNB with a particular emphasis on the sixteenth century, curated by @MirandaKaufmann and @DrAndersIngram #BlackHistoryMonth #BHM https://t.co/Hdl7KRVR0T

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Take a look at @LandmarkTrust #Futures scheme: free study stays in our lovely buildings https://t.co/tOOFuWDlq2 RTs welcome, deadline 1st Nov!
@SussexUni @ECWLiv @BartlettArchUCL @TORCHOxford @BSECS @TheSAHGB @Wellcome_AMR @SOAS @IIPP_UCL @wmarybeard @ProfBrianCox @thehistoryguy

We are searching for two new permanent faculty specialising in the mod and contemporary arts of Africa and the African diaspora, supported by the @mellonfdn. One lecturer/senior lecturer, the other a professor. Close date: 6 Nov. Please share! #arthistory https://t.co/vhmpD2k7oj

Join leading historian Dr Alan Powers, and a host of guest experts, in examining the role of the Bauhaus in the development of Modernism in Britain over 6 weekly sessions at the @RIBA, in collaboration with @TheSAHGB. https://t.co/AcZWBL7Sv3

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