III CONGRESO IBEROAMERICANO DE HISTORIA DEL MUEBLE

Barcelona, September 2020 and May 2021

OBJECTIVES FOR 2020

Knowledge

Increase knowledge and social awareness around the heritage of furniture by
looking at the influence of craftsmanship and furniture production within and
between the Spanish and Portuguese speaking worlds.

Research

Make the latest studies in Iberoamericano furniture research more accessible and widely publicised to provide a better understanding of the historical, cultural and economic conditions that laid the foundations for the evolution of the these works.

New Interest

Encourage new research and interest in Spanish, Portuguese and Latin American furniture, ranging from antique through to contemporary, by highlighting significant works and conducting an in-depth exploration of the intricate connections between artistic practices.

Speakers for 2020 have been invited from over 12 countries including: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Colombia Germany, Portugal and the UK.