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 culturalarchitectural,archaeologicallandscape 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.


• Heritage
Tangible and intangible dimensions, History, Culture, Collective Identity, Memory, Documentation, Management, Communication for Cultural Heritage.

• Architecture
Surveying, Representation, Modelling, Data Integration, Technology Platforms, Analysis, Diagnosis and Monitoring Techniques, Conservation, Restoration, Protection, Safety, Resilience, Transformation Projects, Technologies, Materials.

• Landscape
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.

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 Abstract Guidelines

Important Dates

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)

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