Our conference In the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire: Art and Architecture in Interwar Central Europe will take place in Brno from 12 to 14 September 2019.
The schedule which includes the names of the speakers and titles of their papers can be downloaded here: In the Shadow of the Habsburg Empire Conference Schedule
The conference is free to attend, but you need to register. Click here for the registration form.
Some practical information:
The conference takes place at the Governor’s Palace of the Moravian Gallery in Moravské náměstí 1.
Brno has an international airport but you may find better connections from Vienna, Prague and Bratislava. All are linked to Brno via coach (direct coach from Vienna airport) and train. Please note that if you arrive in Brno by train, you will need to get off at “Dolní nádraží” as the main station is closed for reconstruction.
Getting around Brno is easy by public transport (trams, buses, trolley buses) as well as on foot.
Some hotels near the conference venue:
Hotel Continental, from 68 EUR per night
Hotel Slavia from 80 EUR per night
Hotel International from 78 EUR per night
Hotel Grandezza from 140EUR per night
Grand Hotel Brno from 120EUR per night
Hotel Barceló from 104 EUR per night
There’s an introductory article in the Independent outlining the main sights, while more substantial guides are provided by the Brno Tourist office. The guide to functionalist architecture in Brno is also a useful start for any modernism enthusiast.