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CALL FOR PAPERS – VerSus 2014 – International Conference on Vernacular Heritage, Sustainable and Earthern Architectura’ 11-13 September 2014, Valencia (Spain) DEADLINE: 15 January 2014
11-13 September 2014
Universitat Politècnica de Valéncia, SPAIN
International Conference on Vernacular Heritage,
Sustainable and Earthern Architectura
2nd Mediterranean Conference on Eathern Architecture
2nd International Conference on Rammed Earth Conservation
Deadline for abstracts submission: 15 January 2014http://versus2014.blogs.upv.es
VerSus 2014 is an International Conference on the Lessons from Vernacular Heritage for Sustainable Architecture. The conference themes are the study of vernacular architecture and its mechanisms for sustainability, the conservation and restoration of vernacular architecture and the potential applications of sustainable lessons of vernacular heritage to contemporary architecture.
Associated to VerSus 2014 Conference will be organised Mediterra 2014, the second conference of Earthen Architecture in the Mediterranean region, and ResTAPIA 2014, the second conference of earthen architecture conservation in general, and rammed earth conservation, in particular.
The conference programme of VerSus 2014 includes keynote lectures by international experts and the presentation of papers and posters during 11th and 12th September 2014. The 13th September 2014 will be dedicated to technical visits.
ABSTRACTS & PAPERS
Persons who desire to present a paper or a poster in the conference must propose an abstract of 300 words, with the title, name and affiliation of authors. Abstracts will be preferably presented in English. Oral presentation may be done indistinctly either in English or Spanish. Name and contact data of all authors (company, organization, institution, post address, telephone, fax, e-mail) as well as a short CV of each author will be given together with the abstract. All the images must be in jpg or tiff format with a resolution of 300 ppi. All the abstracts, papers and posters will follow the template given by the conference (these templates will be available soon).
The programmed topics for the conference will include areas (see conference themes)
The scientific committee will give an award for the best paper of each topic, awards for the student’s papers and a prize for the best poster.
Participants in the conference, both papers for 15 min oral presentation and posters for the exhibition will be peer review selected by the International Scientific Committee among the abstracts presented before January 15th 2014. All the accepted participations will be published in the conference proceedings with ISBN, provided that at least one author will pay the inscription of the conference.
MORE INFORMATION: http://versus2014.blogs.upv.es
Universitat Politècnica de València. Instituto de Restauración del Patrimonio.
Ciudad Politécnica de la Innovación. Edificio 8B, Acceso L, Nivel 0
Camino de Vera, s/n., 46022 Valencia, Spain
Tel. +34 96 387 79 71 Fax: +34 963 877 836
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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS – XII International Forum of Studies ‘Le Vie dei Mercanti’ (12-14 June 2014 Capri. Italy) DEADLINE: 10 January 2014
12 – 14 June 2014
Capri, ItalyDeadline for abstracts: 10 January 2014
We are pleased to announce the call for abstract for the XII International Forum Le Vie dei Mercanti, titled “Best practices in heritage conservation and management. From the world to Pompeii”, to be held in Capri (Italy) on June 12th-14th, 2014.
This edition has the aim of promoting a debate on local and international experiences relating to the themes of the conservation and management of cultural, architectural,archaeological, landscape and environmental heritages. This debate is particularly relevant in Italy, with it not only being responsible to the world for housing the largest number of UNESCO sites but also having a natural and landscape heritage of great variety and beauty in a region characterised by an intrinsic geological fragility.
Tangible and intangible dimensions, History, Culture, Collective Identity, Memory, Documentation, Management, Communication for Cultural Heritage.
Surveying, Representation, Modelling, Data Integration, Technology Platforms, Analysis, Diagnosis and Monitoring Techniques, Conservation, Restoration, Protection, Safety, Resilience, Transformation Projects, Technologies, Materials.
Cultural landscapes, Territorial Surveying, Landscape Projects, Environmental Monitoring, Physical Parameters, Government of the Territory, Sustainable Development, Social Sustainability, Economic Sustainability.
Abstracts, in English language, should not exceeded 1500 characters, including spaces in Word (doc for Windows) format.
Abstracts must be original and have not been published or presented at any conferences.
The first sheet must contain:
Names of all the authors, organization, city, nation and contact information (e-mail)
Indicate if you wish to present the paper as an oral presentation
Indicate a topic number
The second sheet must contain the title and the abstract without any reference to the authors or affiliation.
The deadline for submission of abstracts is January 10th 2014.
Send the files to firstname.lastname@example.org
10 January 2014: Deadline for submission of abstracts
3 February 2014: Notification to authors
25 March 2014: Deadline for submission of full papers (only for accepted abstracts)
15 April 2014: Notification to authors
30 April 2014: Deadline for early registration (At least one author of an accepted paper)
Please visit the conference website:http://www.leviedeimercanti.it/2014eng
or contact: email@example.com
CITIES UNDER RESTORATION
November 18 – 21, 2013
Half of the world’s population lives in cities today. There is unprecedented growth of Large Cities are becoming larger and people are living with stress and strain. There are glamour and grandeur and there are also squalor and decay. Climate, life style, architecture, urban pattern and environment are changing rapidly. Old methods of planning and conventional development are being replaced by new ideas and innovations.
Centre for Built Environment, a knowledge based nonprofit professional society of architects, planners and urban experts, since it’s inception in 1993 started dissemination of new knowledge in architecture, human settlement and environment in the context of sustainable development. The Centre took up a number of programs. Many scholars and students from different countries came for seminar and workshops and many of members of the Centre took training and presented papers in about 30 countries.
The Centre for Built Environment has now taken up the program of organising international Symposium in cities – Cities under Change, 2012″ Cities under Restoration, 2013, Megacities and Return of the dinosaurs and the utopia, 2014 etc.
Graduate Program in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS) – School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
School of Arts and Sciences
Graduate Program in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies (CHAPS)
Master of Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies
Application Deadlines: 15 November for January 2014 admission
1 March for September 2014 admission
This two year master’s degree program (30 credits) emphasizes the development of a broad understanding of heritage contexts and policies along with development of professional skills through seminars and directed internships. Its aim is to train students in theoretical and practical approaches to cultural heritage conservation, specifically the monuments, sites, objects and inherited practices that constitute the tangible and intangible remains of the past.
The program is multidisciplinary and cross-cultural in emphasis. Faculty includes both academics from a variety of disciplines and heritage professionals. Courses are also offered through CHAPS Abroad, emphasizing interaction with faculty and professionals within the host country. A major focus is practical professional experiences, which includes internship or fieldwork with an appropriate cultural institution, firm, or governmental/non-governmental agency. Opportunities are available at local, national and international levels, and reflect the student’s area of focus.
As an affiliated member of the Project Forum UNESCO – University and Heritage,CHAPS is globally focused and committed to working in collaboration with UNESCO for the protection, conservation and enhancement of cultural heritage through joint research and education initiatives.
Application to the program is competitive and open to students with a bachelor degree and strong interest in cultural heritage studies, regardless of field. Applicants with related professional experience are welcome to apply.
For program information: http://chaps.rutgers.edu
For application materials: http://www.rutgers.edu/admissions/graduate-admissions
Program contact: Geralyn Colvil firstname.lastname@example.org
Dual Master of Cultural Heritage and Preservation
Studies and Doctor of Law Program
Deadline for application: 1 March (fall admissions only)
CHAPS and Rutgers School of Law offer a four year dual MA/LLD degree program designed for students interested in pursuing a career in the expanding fields of cultural heritage law and cultural heritage preservation. It is designed for future lawyers and for those pursuing careers in cultural heritage preservation within governmental and non-governmental agencies as well as in cultural and public service institutions.
This program includes two and one-half years at Rutgers Newark Law School and one and one and one- half years at Rutgers CHAPS, New Brunswick studying Cultural Heritage Preservation. Students who take advantage of summer offerings in both fields could reasonably finish the dual program in three and one-half years.
Application is competitive. Students must apply and be accepted at both institutions.
Program in Cultural Heritage and Preservation Studies
Department of Art History
71 Hamilton Street, New Brunswick NJ 08901
ARCHMAT: ERASMUS MUNDUS Master in ARCHaeological MATerials Science
The call for applications 2014-2016 edition is now open
ARCHMAT is the first ERASMUS MUNDUS Master in the field of Archaeometry and consists in a 2 years EMMC (120 ECTS) within a consortium of 3 HEI (Evora-UE, Rome-UNIROMA1,Thessaloniki-AUTH) as full partners, 4 HEI (Avignon-UA, Palermo-UNIPA, Fez-UF and Rio de Janeiro-UERJ) and 3 non HEI Research centres (Scientific Laboratory Musei Vaticani-MV, Archaeological Museum of AIANI, ICMA- Zaragoza) as associated members, providing students with specialized skills in archaeology and analytical characterization of materials from prehistory (megalithic) to classical times (Greek and Roman)
Its aim is to create a bridge between Science and Archaeology by providing a common integrated learning platform for students coming from different educational backgrounds (Science and Humanities). It will also be open to professionals in the Museum sector aiming to upgrade their skills and knowledge in the field of Archaeometry.
The call for online applications for EU scholarships, category A (non-European) and category B (European), to attend the 2014-2016 edition of the ARCHMAT program will open on the 15th of October 2013 with deadline on the 31rst of January 2014
Download ARCHMAT Brochure.pdf (1.19 Mb)
IMC Students’ Challenge
“Maximum Compressive Load of Masonry Prisms”
Dear Students and Colleagues,
The objective of this competition is to predict the maximum compressive load of two masonry prisms built with solid bricks, or hollow blocks, and mortar joints. The prisms will be tested on the first day of the conference (July 7, 2014).
The winning teams will be awarded with the following prizes:
• 1st Prize: € 750 (seven hundred and fifty euro);
• 2nd Prize: € 500 (five hundred euro);
• 3rd Prize: € 250 (two hundred and fifty euro).
All MSc and PhD students organized by teams of three elements can participate. The Organization will offer to the first twenty team members that register to the conference a 50% reduction on student registration fees. Additionally, the first eight teams that submit the registration form will have a grant of € 500 (five hundred euro) per team for traveling and accommodation.
The registration form must be sent until the 31st of January, 2014.
During the conference, at least one team member must present the printed poster on a special Poster Session dedicated to the “IMC Students’ Challenge”.
The “IMC Students’ Challenge” is an initiative of the Organizing Committee of the 9th International Masonry Conference, to be held in Guimarães, Portugal, during July 7-9, 2014. This competition is sponsored by EuLA – the European Lime Association.
More details and rules for competition are available here.
See you in Guimarães in July 2014!
The 9thIMC Challenge Organizing Committee
Luís F. Ramos, Ad Vermeltfoort & Paulo B. Lourenço
Job Offer – Expert in cultural heritage restoration (occupied Palestinian territory) DEADLINE: 15 October 2013
UNDP / PAAPP
Expert in cultural heritage restoration
DEADLINE: 15 October 2013 (Jerusalem Time)
Country: occupied Palestinian territory (oPt)
Title of Consultancy Job: Expert in cultural heritage restoration
Type of Consultancy: International
Project name: Safeguard the Cultural Heritage in the Old City of Jerusalem
Period of assignement: 30 working days - 1st. November 2013 to 1st. December 2014
Duty Station: Home based with two travels to East Jerusalem
You are cordially invited to submit an application as detailed in this Individual Consultancy (IC) Procurement Notice. Please note & abide by the following submission methodology:
Tecnical proposal for the referred assignement should be submitted at:
Financial proposal, using the form found in Annex III, should be sent either via/to e-mail address: email@example.com or to Fax No. 02-6268257.
Both technical and financial proposals should be submitted on or before 10:00 a.m. on 15 October 2013 (Jerusalem Time). Late submissions will be rejected.
Both the technical and financial proposals should be submitted by the applicant in order to be considered for evaluation. Late and/or incomplete submissions wil be rejected.
More information: http://jobs.undp.ps/