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Appel à communications: Patrimoine culturel : nouveaux risques, nouvelles réponses

12-13 novembre 2020
Paris, Institut national du patrimoine, amphithéâtre Colbert

Colloque de la direction générale des Patrimoines du ministère de la Culture, en partenariat avec l’Institut national du patrimoine et le CNRS

La manifestation portera sur les « nouveaux » risques pesant sur le patrimoine, entendu au sens le plus large, incluant ses dimensions matérielle, immatérielle, numérique et naturelle. Elle traitera des risques qui sont apparus ou se sont renforcés depuis le début du siècle, résultant de catastrophes naturelles ou de facteurs anthropiques − intentionnels ou non −, sur leur accélération, leur accumulation, leur convergence, ainsi que sur les réponses apportées aujourd’hui par la communauté des professionnels et plus largement, par l’ensemble des acteurs du patrimoine culturel.

Calendrier
Les propositions de communication doivent être envoyées avant le 30 mai 2020.

Elles se présenteront sous la forme d’un texte de 1000/1500 signes.

Les propositions devront être envoyées par courriel à Béatrice Berchon: beatrice.berchon@culture.gouv.fr

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CFP ICICH Colloquium at ICOMOS GA

ICICH members are invited to submit an abstract for the colloquium that ICICH is holding with the Australia ICOMOS National Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage on 3 October 2020 at the Sydney Opera House as part of the ICOMOS General Assembly in Sydney this year.

The topic for the colloquium is Intangible Cultural Heritage: Shared Issues at Place – we look forward to papers exploring issues and examples related to:
• How diverse intangible heritage is expressed in shared urban spaces?
• What is it like to bring a community’s intangible heritage to a new place, such as to a new country or from a rural area to a city?

Papers at the colloquium will assist ICICH and the national ICH committees to understand the state of ICH practice across ICOMOS. As such, with speakers’ agreement, we will also be publishing the papers on the ICICH and national committee websites.

Would you please forward your abstract of 200 words in English or French or Spanish by 7 February 2020 to:
Lance Syme and Marilyn Truscott 

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CFP: ICOMOS GA 2020 the 6 ISCs Joint Meeting

Six ISCs of ICOMOS: ICORP, ISCARSAH, ISCEAH, ICTC, ISCES+CC and CIPA, will be hosting a joint meeting on “Advancing Risk Management for the Shared Future” on 1 October 2020 / ICC Sydney

Abstracts may be submitted (max. 300 words in English), including the following topics:
   (1) Climate Change and Cultural Heritage
   (2) Disaster Risk Management and Resilience
   (3) Post-disaster reconstruction and authenticity
   (4) Post-disaster management
   (5) Relevant subjects

Abstract Deadline: 3 February 2020

Read the full call for papers and submit your abstract on their website.

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CFP: Heritage 2020

HERITAGE 2020 – 7th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development follows the path paved by prior editions of this event. HERITAGE 2020 aims at maintaining a state of the art event regarding the relationships between forms and kinds of heritage and the framework of sustainable development concepts, namely the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The Conference will be held in Coimbra, Portugal, on July 8-10, 2020, in a partnership with the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra. 

HERITAGE 2020 is a peer-reviewed conference.

Abstracts may be submitted under the following topics:

01- Heritage and governance for sustainability
02- Heritage and society
03- Heritage and environment
04- Heritage and economics
05- Heritage and culture
06- Heritage and education for the future
07- Preservation of historic buildings and structures
08- Heritage and cultural tourism
10- Heritage and global warming: a calling for new actions on cultural safeguarding
11- Displaced communities: preserving cultural heritage as part of human rights
12- Special Chapter: Jewish heritage
13- Special Chapter: Academic Heritage

Abstracts are due December 15, 2019.

Learn more on the conference website.

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CFP: atelier DAHLIA en conjonction avec la conférence EGC

L’atelier DAHLIA, à sa deuxième édition, est organisé par le groupe de travail DAHLIA qui est soutenu par l’Association EGC et il a pour objectif de permettre à la communauté cartographiée dans le cadre du groupe de travail de se retrouver, mais aussi de donner la parole aux étudiants en thèse afin d’exposer leurs thématiques. Dans le cadre de cet atelier, des travaux autours des humanités numériques et du patrimoine culturel seront présentés ; ces travaux devraient s’encadrer dans les thématiques d’EGC, notamment la gestion et l’analyse de données ou des connaissances provenant des SHS/patrimoine.

Les thèmes de l’atelier sont les suivants :

  • acquisition de données lors d’un processus d’étude et d’analyse du domaine SHS et du cas d’étude précis en collaboration étroite avec les experts du domaine ;
  • acquisition et analyse de connaissances métier/expert SHS concernant les processus/tâches ;
  • intéroperabilité des données provenant de plusieurs sources SHS ;
  • extraction des connaissances à partir des données SHS : fouille, apprentissage ;
  • annotation sémantique de données du patrimoine ;
  • restitution par visualisation de données (principalement du patrimoine) en vue de compréhension, analyse, etc. ;
  • visualisation d’œuvres, immeubles, etc. en 2D/3D ;
  • extraction et analyse des interactions du public lors des événements culturels ;
  • étude des processus de diffusion des informations dans les réseaux sociaux.

dates prévisionnelles:

  • Date limite de soumission des articles : 03/12/2019
  • Notification aux auteurs : 18/12/2019
  • Version finale : 08/01/2020

http://dahlia.egc.asso.fr/atelierDAHLIA-EGC2020.html

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Call for Presentations: ICH in Urban Context

During the ICH-NGO Forum meeting (Bogota, Colombia, 7 – 14th December 2019), there will be a session on Sunday morning, 8 December 2019, dedicated to the topic of “ICH in an urban context: Cultural diversity and social cohesion.” This session has been prepared in cooperation with the National Heritage Board of Singapore and is a timely topic.

Over half of the population of the world now lives in urban areas—cities with millions of inhabitants and diverse communities. Cities such as Bangkok, Singapore, Bogota, and Rotterdam are facing multiple social and cultural challenges, not least due to processes of migration, the challenge of superdiversity, and social cohesion. Thinkers about superdiversity see evidence of emerging cosmopolitan cultural practices that build on social practices brought by migrant groups to new locales. These cultural practices are often reflected in public festivals and festivities. Festivals like Diwali are not just celebrated in India; they have become a permanent feature of Little India precincts all over the world. Similarly, other traditions such as Carnival or the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival are celebrated in major cities across the world.

During the ICH-NGO Forum meeting, there will be a session on Sunday morning, 8 December 2019, dedicated to the topic of “ICH in an urban context: Cultural diversity and social cohesion.” This session has been prepared in cooperation with the National Heritage Board of Singapore and is a timely topic. Over half of the population of the world now lives in urban areas—cities with millions of inhabitants and diverse communities. Cities such as Bangkok, Singapore, Bogota, and Rotterdam are facing multiple social and cultural challenges, not least due to processes of migration, the challenge of superdiversity, and social cohesion. Thinkers about superdiversity see evidence of emerging cosmopolitan cultural practices that build on social practices brought by migrant groups to new locales. These cultural practices are often reflected in public festivals and festivities. Festivals like Diwali are not just celebrated in India; they have become a permanent feature of Little India precincts all over the world. Similarly, other traditions such as Carnival or the Chinese Dragon Boat Festival are celebrated in major cities across the world.

Cities can be defined as contact zones where the global meets the local. As the text of the 2003 Convention noted, “processes of globalization and social transformation, alongside the conditions they create for renewed dialogue among communities, also give rise, as does the phenomenon of intolerance, to grave threats of deterioration, disappearance and destruction of the intangible cultural heritage.”

While intangible cultural heritage is often presented as a mainspring for cultural diversity, what about intangible cultural heritage in an urban context? What is intangible cultural heritage in an urban context and how is it transmitted and safeguarded? How can it contribute to social cohesion and renewed dialog among communities? Is there a role for city governments in adopting certain cultural policies?

During the session there will be six (or possibly more, which may then be accommodated in parallel sessions) short presentations, up to 10 minutes each, from cases from all over the world. Already scheduled are presentations from Singapore and Bogota. The session will be moderated by Albert van der Zeijden (ICH-NGO Forum, Dutch Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage) and Kirk Siang (National Heritage Board, Singapore). The moderators of this session are still looking for presentations from other regions, such as Asia, Africa, and Eastern Europe. NGOs attending the Intergovernmental Committee meeting in Bogota, and wanting to give a presentation, are invited to present an abstract (with a maximum of 200 words) before November 1 to Albert van der Zeijden, at a.vanderzeijden@immaterieelerfgoed.nl.

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Call for Submissions: Digital Technologies and ICH

Call for Papers, videos and e-exhibitions

Submission Deadline 10th October 2019

MEMORIAMEDIA project (MI/IELT) has a peer reviewed e-journal dedicated to promote, communicate and document projects, studies and archives of INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE (ICH). For this issue, authors are invited to submit unpublished papers, videos or e-exhibitions about DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES and INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE for publication Dec 2019.

Read the full call here

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Call for Participation: Association of Critical Heritage Studies 2020

The Fifth Biennial Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) will be held at University College London in the Summer of 2020. The conference’s theme – Futures – aims to engage seriously and critically with the often stated aims of heritage to address the concerns of future generations, whilst also asking participants to think expansively and creatively about the future of critical heritage studies as an emergent field of focus across a range of academic disciplines.

Sessions, discussion panels, papers, posters and films will explore a range of issues, including (but not limited to): the future of critical heritage studies; newly emerging concepts, themes and methods for the study of heritage; the future of heritage management, governance and diplomacy; evolving and nascent forms of heritage, and how they might be recognised; heritage as future-making; the “time” of heritage and its relationship with the past, present and future; future impacts of climatological, ecological, economic, political and social change on heritage; future relations of natural and cultural heritage in the light of the recognition of the Anthropocene; and the future of heritage itself.

Please see the conference website to learn more about the sub-themes and to submit your abstract.

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Call for Papers: Living the Cultural Routes – CIIC 2020

Scientific Meeting of the ICOMOS International Committee on Cultural Routes
10 – 17 February 2020 in Chihuahua, Mexico

Today, the consideration of the sense of heritage entails the idea of transversality and transmission to the new generations. For this reason, the CIIC has considered that on this occasion and having celebrated twenty-five years of uninterrupted work, the Scientific Meeting corresponding to 2020 is named “Living the Cultural Routes”, which will open the doors of the CIIC to ICOMOS Professionals and Emerging Professionals around the world, in order to show the meaning and importance of this category of heritage and distinguish new talents whose affinity makes them close to this research topic.

ICOMOS members are invited to submit the presentation abstracts by Friday, August 16, 2019

Download the entire call below:

Convocatoria Encuentro CIIC 2020 – inglés

Convocatoria Encuentro CIIC 2020 – francés

Convocatoria Encuentro CIIC 2020 – español

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Call for Abstracts: The Psychology of Heritage Places

Please consider this unique opportunity, below, to participate in solidifying a new field of study. 

Accepted papers will be published in a special collection in Collabra: Psychology, a refereed journal from the University of California Press. These papers will be open access (available to anyone over the Internet, free of charge) to an international audience. Even if you have never considered publishing on a topic related to environmental psychology, there is a wide range of possible paper types, and the opportunity to completely define new theoretical and research directions from the unique perspective of an ICH scholar.

The Psychology of Heritage Places

 

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF HERITAGE PLACES

Addressing a Neglected Area in Environmental Psychology

Second call for abstracts — special Collabra: Psychology research nexus

Co-editors:
Jeremy C. Wells, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, University of Maryland, College Park; jcwells@umd.edu.
Daniel J. Levi, Ph.D., Professor, Psychology and Child Development, Cal Poly; dlevi@calpoly.edu.
Erica Molinario, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park; molie@umd.edu.

Abstract submission deadline: August 30, 2019

The problem: Psychologists (and their proponents) do not appear interested in built heritage

Attention from psychologists in people-historic environment contexts is minimal. Regardless of the authors’ disciplines, scholarly articles, chapters, and books that address built heritage from a social science perspective fail to use methods from environmental and/or social psychology. In sum, with few exceptions, there is no representation from psychology in the social science literature that addresses built heritage. (Some of these exceptions are Ahn [2013], Askari, Dola, and Soltani [2014], Herzog and Gale [1996]; Herzog and Shier [2000], Levi [2005], Uzzell [2009], Wells and Baldwin [2012], and Wells [2017].) This special research nexus is therefore a call to action for researchers interested in validating the psychology of heritage places as an acceptable and needed area of research.

Why a psychological perspective on built heritage?

Environmental psychologists care about how the design of new buildings and places impact people and their behavior, but for some reason have overlooked the study of heritage environments. Or, in a more critical sense, psychologists have long neglected a normal part of everyday human experience. Traditionally understood to be closely associated with the fields of design, architecture, and history, built heritage conservation is increasingly being reconceptualized as a social science endeavor, especially through the rise of what has become known as “critical heritage studies” (Harrison 2013; Smith 2006; Winter 2013).

What are the fundamental characteristics that define research in the psychology of heritage places?

For the purposes of this special collection, submitted papers need to consider these
three fundamental characteristics associated with heritage places and social and environmental psychology:  

  1. A central focus on old or “historic” environments from a theoretical and/or empirical perspective;
  2. Research methods primarily associated with environmental psychology, such as behavioral mapping, environmental attitude measurement, phenomenologies, visual preferences, simulated environments, post occupancy evaluations, and neuroscience, among other possibilities;
  3. A theoretical construct based on place identity, place attachment, environmental perception, and the settings in which certain behaviors occur.

How you can contribute to this research nexus

All papers are welcome that address the historic environment and psychological perspectives in some way. While submissions from trained psychologists are especially encouraged, there is no disciplinary requirement. Authors from other disciplines should approach their work through methodological and/or theoretical approaches from social and/or environmental psychology. Specific suggestions for areas that papers could address include:

  1. How a psychological approach could improve historic preservation/built heritage conservation practice;
  2. Neuroscience applied to the perception of and behavior in historic environments;
  3. A focus on senescent environments, or built environments that are defined by the way their materials change and degrade over time. This could include studies on the perception of decay and patina and their emotional effect on people;
  4. Studies that address the psychological dimensions of perceived and experiential authenticity;
  5. Analyses of historic preservation/heritage conservation doctrine and/or rules and regulations from a psychological perspective;
  6. Addressing social justice and equity issues by providing an empirical basis for heritage conservation practice that is largely lacking today;
  7. Cross-cultural, psychological perspectives on historic environments;
  8. Registered reports. Because it is likely that most prospective authors seeing this call for abstracts have not yet started research on a topic, this type of paper describes the research question(s), methods, and proposed analyses for research that is being proposed, but not yet implemented.

How to submit an abstract proposal for a paper

All interested authors should first submit a 300-word abstract by August 30, 2019 that proposes one the following types of papers: original research report, review article, perspective/opinion article, or a registered report. Because of the current paucity of research in this area, registered reports are especially encouraged because they focus on proposed, rather than completed, research. For more details, see https://www.collabra.org/about/submissions/.

Authors should email their abstract with their full name, contact information, and institutional affiliation to Jeremy C. Wells (jcwells@umd.edu) with “Collabra: Psychology abstract” in the message subject. Successful authors will be invited to submit a full paper that will then undergo the normal peer review process for the journal.

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