The VII Conference of Fortifications Association of Friends Castillo de Montjuïc and International Congress of ICOFORT Spain 2020-21, postponed edition of the 2020 announcement due to health restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which will be held in the city of Mahón, Menorca -one of the largest natural harbors in the world, strategic enclave in the center of the Western Mediterranean, Spanish territory where it sunrise is earlier, historical place of conquests and reconquests by the main European nations, with a diversity of military constructions of all kinds and times, and located on an island of high environmental value, declared a Reserve of The Biosphere by UNESCO in 1993-, its main objective is the dissemination of knowledge of Military Landscapes and management and conservation models of their surroundings and environment 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. The contents may be published in the minutes of the Congress. The sessions will be divided into four themes, which will be the following:

  • Theme 1. Historical research (military architecture, territory and landscape)
  • Theme 2. Environmental management of military heritage
  • Theme 3. Conservation and re-use (military architecture and natural environment)

Participating Entities