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The Initiative for Heritage Conservation (IHC) is honoured to invite you to participate in the 3rd International Conference in Heritage Management.

The conference will take place in Εlefsina under the auspices of
Aeschylia Festival, the leading cultural institution of the city, at “Paleo Eleourgio” (Old Oil Factory), from 30 September to 2 October 2016.

The aim of the conference is the discussion and development of best
practices in heritage management through case studies from all around
the world in key fields such as heritage conservation and digitization,
public engagement, education and legal protection.

International professionals and academics, with distinguished
presence in their respective field, will deliver keynote speeches in
each thematic session. Within the conference framework side events [HerMa Market, HerMa Mural Project: Promised Land Is A State Of Mind, HerMa: (Re)discovering Eleusis, HerMa: ReUse Heritage]
will encourage an interactive dialogue of the participants with the
sector of cultural heritage as well as the multifaceted landscape of

With anticipation for your support and participation,
The Organising Committee


Scientific topics

  1. General Assembly:
    Managing Heritage Resources
  2. Preservation of Heritage Values and Cultural Significance:
    Landscape Archaeology
  3. Public Engagement in Heritage Studies:
    Local Communities and Archaeology
  4. Return and Restitution of Cultural Property to its Countries of Origin
  5. 3D Digital Tools for Heritage Management
  6. Education and Heritage:
    Dynamic Tools for Communicating Heritage Values.

Important dates

  • Submission of abstracts: 15th July 2016
  • Submission of .ppt/.pdf presentations: 15th September 2016
  • Conference: 30th September – 2nd October 2016

The abstract committee will have regular meetings accepting abstracts on a first-come first-serve basis.

Keynote Speakers

  • Mr. Mike Corbishley, formerly Head of Education, English Heritage, now Senior Lecturer in Heritage Education, UCL Institute of Archaeology, London.
  • Prof. Vassilis Ganiatsas, Professor of Theory, Philosophy and Practice of Architectural/Urban/Landscape Design, National Technical University of Athens.
  • Prof. Richard Hodges OBE, President of The American University of Rome.
  • Prof. W. Fred Limp, former President elect of the
    Society for American Archaeology, Professor in Geoinformatics,
    Department of Geosciences, University of Arkansas.
  • Emeritus Prof. Colin Renfrew (Lord Renfrew of
    Kaimsthorn), formerly Disney Professor of Archaeology and Director of
    the McDonald Institute, Cambridge University.
  • Dr. Tim Williams, Reader in Managing Sites, University College London.

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