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Protection of Cultural Heritage in Revolutionary Times
The International Workshop on Prevention of Destruction, Looting and Theft of Cultural Heritage

Cairo, September 2012

Call for Papers

The inaugural meeting of the international ECHO conference on "Managing Egypt's Cultural Heritage" was held in London, England, in September 2004. Following the success of this meeting the Scientific Committee invites papers for the Second International Workshop on "Heritage Management in Revolutionary Times", to be held in Cairo, September 2012.

Themes

The workshop will be organised around a series of major themes within the broader subject of the managing cultural heritage in revolutionary times:

  • Recording of Cultural Heritage: SMRs, HERs, National Registers, Museum and Magazine Registers.
  • Archives.
  • Publishing, Promotion and Accessibility to Information.
  • New Technologies.
  • National and International Legislation.
  • Repatriation.
  • Participatory Planning and Community Archaeology.
  • Prevention of Looting and Theft of Antiquities.
  • Presentation of Cultural Heritage.
  • Cultural Heritage and Cultural Identity.
  • Cultural Heritage Education: Skill Development and Professional Training, as Well as School and University Education.
  • Developers and cultural heritage management.

This list is not exhaustive; the themes are merely intended to provide a focus for discussion, and further suggestions will be considered by the Scientific Committee. Groups working on themes or subject are encouraged to present joint papers, and appropriate slots in the programme will be available for Brief Communications (max. 10 minutes). Limited facilities will also be available for posters.

Submission Procedure

The official language of the conference is English, although Arabic papers will also be accepted. Abstracts of between 300 and 500 words, in 12pt Times New Roman font (10pt for references) with single line spacing, should be submitted electronically (in Microsoft Word format) to the following address by 1st February 2012:
egyptianheritage@yahoo.co.uk

Abstracts should be clearly marked for consideration as papers or posters. Each submission should include the following information:

  • Title of the communication
  • Name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s)
  • Postal and e-mail address(es) of the author(s)

Acceptance on the programme is based upon the review of abstracts submitted. Papers will be assigned to individual sessions (titles to be confirmed) by the Scientific Committee.

A conference webpage, currently under construction, will contain further information regarding registration, accommodation and schedule.

We look forward to welcoming our colleagues in Cairo in 2012.

Fekri A. Hassan G. J. Tassie
Janet Johnstone
Aloisia De Trafford
Bram Calcoen
Joris van Wetering
(The Organising Committee)


Protection of Cultural Heritage in Revolutionary Times
The International Workshop on Prevention of Destruction, Looting and Theft of Cultural Heritage

Cairo, September 2012




 

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