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Organized by: SEDA
Topic Covered: Architecture, Design, Engineering, Smart Materials, Civil Engineering, Smart Technology, Creativity, Disaster Management, Identity, Urban studies, Culture, Materials Science, Archaeology, Environment, Green Technology, African Studies, Asian Studies, Built Environment, Anthropology, History, Sociology
ISVS, the International Seminar on Vernacular Settlements, is amongst the longest-running seminar series in the field of Vernacular Architecture and Settlement studies. Started in the year 1999 in Depok, Indonesia the seminar has travelled to different parts of the world such as India, Sri Lanka, North Cyprus, Turkey. ISVS envisages to contribute to the knowledge of vernacular settlements around the world and establish meaningfulness, and relevance of vernacular traditions, and cultural practices in the contemporary world. Selected papers from ISVS are also published in the Scopus indexed journal ISVS E-Journal. This three-day long seminar ISVS 11, will comprise of paper presentations, keynote addresses by eminent scholars, workshops for students, along with walking tours in the city of Vadodara and the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Champaner. Vadodara is amongst the most culturally significant and historically important city of India. The city represents a cross-section of historical eras in its architecture, visual and performing arts. The three days of the 11th ISVS are organized during the nine day festival of Navratri which is marked by a dance festival locally known as "the Garba" where practically the whole city enthusiastically participates and celebrates the occasion till late at the night.