Call for Papers and Forum UNESCO Announcement
1st International Conference on Fortifications and World Heritage: Challenges in Interpretation and Site Management – 2015, New Delhi
Programme Director Cultural Heritage at DutchCulture, centre for international cooperation
To be secured has remained one of most primal requirement of the human being since time immemorial. From ones’ home to a cluster, a city to a fort or be it the social system the aspect of defense has been omnipresent. In this Conference, ICOFORT India seeks to explore different forms of defense architecture with a special focus on forts of South Asia and little explored history of military organization, intelligence and weaponry that have simultaneously developed with the Forts.
ICOFORT India welcomes from professionals, scholars, researches, defense personnel, strategists, archaeologists, historians, conservationists who have been working in the sphere of defense architecture and forts original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work. This conference aims to provide a platform for the convergence of different perspectives and specializations to further our understanding of the resource.
25 September Deadline for Abstracts
More info: http://icofort2014.wordpress.com/about/
CHAPS May Workshop, Urban Preservation in Context: Challenges and New Approaches in the Mid-Atlantic Region, has been highlighted in the Forum UNESCO Newsletter!
On May 2, 2014, preservationists, architects, city planners, community leaders, academics and students came together in a workshop at Rutgers University. Focusing on the practical implementation of UNESCO’s Recommendation on the Historic Urban Landscape (HUL, 2011) in New Jersey, New York, and the entire mid-Atlantic region of the United States, workshop participants discussed the role of public outreach in the urban conservation process, wherein collaboration between political, regulatory, and residential bodies is key to implementing a holistic approach to conservation.
See attached PDF for the workshop program and participant biographies.