Call for Papers: Caribbean Conversations in Conservation

Saint Nicholas Abbey Barbados © pwbvaker/FlickerThe Caribbean Heritage Network (CHN) will hold its inaugural conference entitled, “Caribbean Conversations in Conservation” in March 16-19, 2020 in Barbados. ICOMOS members are invited to join in and spread the news.
There are still few resources available to practitioners in the region to help preserve and protect Caribbean heritage.This conference will help to bridge that gap and put a wide cross-­section of professionals in contact with one another to better understand how we go about this important work.

The conference aims at fostering excellent networking opportunities to strengthen advocacy for governments, relevant institutions and the private sector to place conservation on their agendas. Papers, panels, poster sessions and presentations on best practices and workshops on the topics listed below are welcomed:

• ClimateChange, Resilience and Conservation
• Disaster Preparedness: Natural and Human-­‐made Emergency and Conservation First Responders
• Fundraising for Conservation and Preservation
• Conservation in Tropical Environments
• Preventive Conservation
• Conservation Policy (Institutional, National and Regional)
• Regional Conservation Policies and Action Plans
• Digitization versus Conservation
• Creating a Culture of Conservation
• Conservation and Intangible Heritage
• Integrity/ Authenticity in World Heritage
• Conservation and Repatriation
• Capacity Building, Education and Professional Development
• Human Resources and Partnerships for Conservation
• Conservation of Terrestrial and Underwater Archaeology
• Conservation and Industrial Heritage • Communities and Conservation
• Materials, Methods and Methodologies in Heritage Conservation
• Urban Conservation Planning
• Cultural Resource Management
• Conserving memory
• Conservation strategies for the heritage of slavery
• Documenting conservation/ Conserving documention

Deadline for Abstracts is October 31, 2019.

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