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ICOMOS ICAHM: Annual Meeting 2018
Oct 25 – Oct 28 all-day

Discover Sicily’s Argimusco – a Holistic Approach to Heritage Management

25 – 28 OCTOBER 2018, Montalbano Elicona, Province of Messina, Sicily

In the European Year of Cultural Heritage, the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM) is happy to announce that the 2018 ICAHM Annual Meeting,  will take place in the spectacular Medieval castle of Montalbano Elicona, in cooperation with the Municipality of Montalbano Elicona and under the patronage of ICOMOS Italy, Sicily, 25 through 28 October 2018.

In 6 distinctive themes we will discuss different approaches to heritage management:

Community Engagement
Climate Change
Non-Invasive Technologies
Africa Initiative

We will have the unique opportunity to apply different techniques and theories to the virgin Megalithic Site of Argimusco, that has not yet been explored.

We will soon issue a Call for Papers and open registration for this conference. Meanwhile, save the date for this exciting event!

The Organizing Committee


For more information about the Meeting, please contact: conference[at]

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