Conferences

2021: Nottingham, United Kingdom
VIRTUAL TRADITIONS: THE TRANSIENCE OF TRADITION IN CHANGING GEOGRAPHIES AND GLOBAL LANDSCAPES

04/27/2020 : IASTE 2020 CONFERENCE DATE CHANGE 
Given the changing nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, we share your many concerns regarding the originally scheduled conference dates in September 2020. Hence, after input from the IASTE Advisory Council, we have decided to hold the IASTE Conference in Nottingham, UK from April 7-10, 2021. 
Read the letter from the IASTE President and IASTE 2020 Local Conference Director 

03/18/2020 Letter From IASTE 2020 Organizing Committee on COVID-2019 Update 

2018: Coimbra, Portugal
THE POLITICS OF TRADITION


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2016: Kuwait City, Kuwait
LEGITIMATING TRADITION

2014: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
WHOSE TRADITION?

2012: Portland, Oregon
THE MYTH OF TRADITION

2010: Beirut, Lebanon
THE UTOPIA OF TRADITION

2008: Oxford, United Kingdom
INTERROGATING TRADITION

2006: Bangkok, Thailand
HYPER-TRADITIONS

2004: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
POST TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS IN A POST GLOBAL WORLD

2002: Hong Kong
(UN)BOUNDING TRADITION:The Tensions of Borders and Regions

2000: Trani, Italy
THE END OF TRADITION?

1998: Cairo, Egypt
MANUFACTURING HERITAGE/CONSUMING TRADITION:
Development, Preservation and Tourism in the Age of Globalization

1996: Berkeley, California
IDENTITY, TRADITION AND BUILT FORM:
The Role of Culture in Planning and Development

1994: Tunis, Tunisia
VALUE IN TRADITION:
The Utility of Research on Identity and Sustainability

1992: Paris, France
DEVELOPMENT VERSUS TRADITION:
The Cultural Ecology of Dwellings and Settlements

1990: Berkeley, California
FIRST WORLD/THIRD WORLD:
Duality and Coincidence in Traditional Environments

1988: Berkeley, California
TRADITIONAL DWELLINGS AND SETTLEMENTS IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE