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 AVISTA

The Association Villard de Honnecourt for the Interdisciplinary Study of Technology, Science, and Art

Since 1984, we have been uniting medievalists interested in architecture, machines, design, numismatics, and much more so that we can interact and develop the fields of medieval technology, science, and art. If you are a fan of books like The Medieval MachineThe Cathedral Builders, or  Medieval Technology and Social Change, then AVISTA is for you.  Our annual meeting takes place at the International Congress on Medieval Studies, held at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo each May, where we sponsor up to a half dozen sessions on various themes. AVISTA also sponsors a series of publications with Ashgate Press and additional conference sessions and special events related to our members’ research interests.

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