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Call for papers: Association for Critical Heritage Studies, Third Biannual Conference (ACHS2016), Montreal, Canada, 7-10 June 2016

Argument Heritage is a powerful witness to mindsets and zeitgeist; it is commonly understood that it gives way to a better understanding of societies and even brings together communities. But how would this happen? Can heritage affect reality? What does it change? The third ACHS Conference considers the manifestations, discourses, epistemologies, policies, and stakes of(…)

Call for papers: Urban Technology and Public, Conference on Cultural Heritage and New Technologies (CHNT 20), November 2-4, 2015, Vienna, Austria

Urban Archaeology and Public Relations (“New Technologies Enabling Archaeological Outreach”) CALL for PAPERS, POSTERS and VIDEOS – until 31. Mai 2015! Dear colleagues, the Call is still OPEN! Send us your abstracts! · Language: English · 200 – 300 words The notification of the speakers and presenters will be on 25th June 2015. More information cab(…)

Call for papers: Session “Heritage in transition”, North American TAG 2015 Conference

North American TAG 2015 Conference “MOVEMENT”, May 22-24, 2015. New York University, New York City. Session: HERITAGE in TRANSITION Organizer: Laia Colomer (Linnaeus University, Sweden) Abstract: We are living in an increasingly globalized world. People move, settle and re-settle in different places and experience several cultural landscapes, and in this process they re-shape their cultural identity. People’s movements(…)

Call for papers: Communicating and democratising archaeology through digital transparency

EAA Glasgow 2015: 21st Annual Meeting of the European Association of Archaeologists, Glasgow, 2-5 September 2015 Theme: Communicating ArchaeologySession: Communicating and democratising archaeology through digital transparency (ID: CA6) This session brings together a thought-provoking set of case studies to explore the benefits of open data as a driver for empowerment in public archaeology in the UK(…)