Call for Proposals: Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century

I typically post calls for papers that are directly relevant to the conservation/social sciences themes of this web site. While this call is a bit different, it still involves the…

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Call for Papers: Heritage Dogma: Policy and Practice – Searching for Missing Links

I received the text, below, by email from the conference organizers. Call for Papers: Heritage Dogma: Policy and Practice - Searching for Missing Links (WAC-8, Kyoto conference session) Kyoto, Japan,…

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Special EDRA47 intensive on using social science evidence to change built heritage conservation practice

Environmental Design Research Association Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, May 18, 2016 As part of my activities with the Environmental Design Research Association's (EDRA's) Historic Environment Knowledge Network, I have been…

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Are we “ensnared in the system of heritage” because we don’t want to escape?

Recently, I was reading through the papers from the 2013 Australia ICOMOS Conference in the journal, Historic Environment (vol. 27, no. 2, 2015). A couple of papers really struck my…

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