CALL FOR PAPERS / CALL FOR PANELS PROPOSALS
September 3-5, 2014 * Montalegre * Portugal
Organised by:Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development / International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies – Newcastle University
ECOMUSEUMS 2014 - 2nd International Conference on Ecomuseums, Community Museums and Living Communities follows the path established by its first conference and (as the predecessor) aims at gathering scholars, academics and practitioners working in the areas of Ecomuseums and Community Museums all over the world in an event that may contribute to the global discussion and understanding of the ecomuseums and community museums phenomena.
The ecomuseum movement has its origins
in late 1960’s France when the roles museums can play in linking people,
their heritage expressions and places, as well as affecting social change,
were examined. At this time, traditional museum activities, which centered
on the collection of heritage to be interpreted by curators and other
museum professionals within a museum building, were viewed as both limited
and exclusive in approach.
be considered that this wide range of ecomuseological and community-based
museological initiatives demonstrates an international interest in
alternative heritage management approaches. For this reason, Ecomuseums
2012 seeks to bring together scholars, researchers, architects and
heritage professionals to discuss the commonalities, differences and
future of safeguarding practices that are holistic and community oriented
ECOMUSEUMS 2014 is a peer reviewed conference.
Visit the conference website for full details about the conference scope, topics and submission procedures at:
Abstract and Panel Proposal Submission
Submit an abstract or a panel proposal via the conference website: http://www.ecomuseums2014.greenlines-institute.org or contact the Conference Secretariat below.
Official language of the conference for publication purposes is ENGLISH. Therefore, abstracts and papers must be submitted in English.
Official languages of the conference for oral presentations are ENGLISH, SPANISH
Secretariat ECOMUSEUMS 2014
Green Lines Institute for Sustainable Development
Av. Alcaides de Faria, 377 S12
4750-106 Barcelos, PORTUGAL
Telephone: + 351 253 815 037