The VI Conference of Fortifications Association of Friends Castillo de Montjuïc and International Congress of ICOFORT Spain 2019, which will be held in the city of Cartagena -strategic square and main natural port of the Mediterranean with important imprint of military architecture of all ages, characterized by its Militar Arsenal and for the exceptional fortification of its coasts-, its main objective is the dissemination of knowledge of the industrialization of the coastal fortification (19th-20th century) and of the management and conservation models of the Military Heritage in the national and international scope.

The congress has an interdisciplinary nature, where professionals from all fields related to knowledge, valorization, management and exploitation of culture and heritage can participate. According to the bases of the Announcement of Presentations, the abstracts must be sent for your oral presentation or posters. Both contents may be published in the minutes of the Congress. The sessions will be divided into four themes, which will be the following:

  • Thematic 1. Historical research (military architecture and coast batteries – XIX-XX centuries)
  • Thematic 2. Models of sustainable management
  • Thematic 3. Conservation and re-use (military architecture and coast batteries – XIX-XX centuries)

Participating Entities




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