Call for Papers: What Type of Housing Did Our Workers Want to Live in? Sociological Expertise and Housing Construction, 1945–1989

The conference aims to bring together scholars who deal with the history of sociological research in the architecture of the state-socialist period and confront their findings with the research results of their West European colleagues. Its goal is to outline current methodological approaches and formulate directions for future research in the area. We welcome contributions reflecting completed, ongoing or planned research. Please submit abstracts of contributions (up to 350 words) together with a short biography (up to 150 words) to by 31 July 2020. The organizers are Institute for Contemporary History, Czech Academy of Sciences and Faculty of Architecture, Czech Technical University in Prague.

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