Partnering with the Architectural Heritage Society, ATHAR Centre has presented several public lectures on various topics including :

1- Situating Vernacular Heritage: Understanding, Abuse, and Continuation by Dr. Rami Farouk Daher  (14th of November 2012).

2- From Madinat al-Zahra to the Alhambra. An approach to Palatine Architecture in Al-Andalus through Virtual Reconstruction by Dr. Ana Almagro Vidal (20th of November, 2012).

3- Qusayr ‘Amra, Jordan: research, conservation, and site management planning activities in an Umayyad princely estate by Dr. Gaetano Palumbo (20th of November, 2012).

4- Stopover at Sharjah: 40 years of the ‘British’ airfield in peace and war by Dr. Nicholas Stanley-Price (5th of December, 2012).