On behalf of ICOMOS India and the Scientific Committee for the Symposium, ICOMOS has the pleasure of presenting the call for papers and proposals for the Scientific Symposium which will take place in Delhi, India, on the occasion of the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly, from 11 to 15 December 2017 (the exact dates of the Scientific Symposium are from 12 to 15 December 2017).

The theme of the Scientific Symposium is “Heritage and Democracy” with the following subthemes:

ST01: Integrating Heritage and Sustainable Urban Development by engaging diverse Communities for Heritage Management
ST02: The Role of Cultural Heritage in Building Peace & Reconciliation
ST03: Protecting and Interpreting Cultural Heritage in the Age of Digital Empowerment
ST04: Culture-Nature Journey, Exploring the Complexities of Human Relationships with Natural and Cultural Places

The call for papers for subthemes ST01, ST02 and ST03 is available on the official website of the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium: http://icomosga2017.org/call-for-papers/

In addition to the call for papers, a call for proposals is launched for subtheme ST04 of the Scientific Symposium, the Culture-Nature Journey. ICOMOS and IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature), with a growing group of our members and partners, will build on the success of the Nature-Culture Journey at the IUCN World Conservatio Congress in Hawai’i in September 2016 and invite the submission of proposals of sessions in various formats (knowledge cafés, workshops, kiosks, etc.) to address the interconnected character of cultural and natural heritage.

The call for proposals is also available on the official website of the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Symposium: http://icomosga2017.org/call-for-proposals/

Deadline for abstracts: 1 April 2017
Deadline for proposals for the Culture-Nature Journey: 30 April 2017

Registration for the 19th General Assembly and Scientific Symposium will open around 6 March 2017 on the official GA website: http://icomosga2017.org/

We look forward to receiving your submissions for what promises to be an interesting conference.

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