The conference What does heritage change? is an initiative of the Canada Research Chair on
Urban Heritage at the School of Management of Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM),
in partnership with Concordia University and its Centre for Oral history and digital
storytelling. As Concordia, UQAM is renowned for its research in social issues and its
innovations in the creative arts. The Canada Research Chair on Urban Heritage follows this
path of enquiry into the social and public issues of urban phenomena, both in historical and
contemporary perspectives, to promote the study and to understand heritage beyond elite
narratives or crises of change, and to learn to co-manage heritage as a collective tool toward
In order to enrich scientific discussions, to promote the discovery of Montreal’s urban
and cultural environment and its particular challenges in the field of heritage, and to
support new partnership in research and training, the four days of the conference include
numerous activities of inquiry and dialog in various areas linked to critical heritage studies,
as architecture, urban planning, gastronomy, music, cinema, etc. Well-known guest
speakers will also be heard, including James Count Early (Director, Cultural Heritage Policy,
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), Xavier Greffe (University Professor
in Economic Sciences, Paris 1 University Panthéon Sorbonne), and Michael Herzfeld
(Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences, Harvard University).
Visit www.achs2016.uqam.ca regularly for more details.
This second announcement calls for submissions of roundtables,
sessions, posters or papers.
The deadline for the call for sessions is 1st July 2015
The deadline for the call for papers and posters is 1st November 2015
Submissions are to be made online at www.achs2016.uqam.ca