Call for Papers: One month to go!

With just one month to go until our call for papers deadline (9th April 2018), we wanted to highlight some of the questions that we hope to explore during the conference, and provide more details of how to submit an abstract.

Indicative Questions

The conference programme will be interdisciplinary to encourage provocative, creative and constructive dialogue in the sharing of research, case studies  and best practice relating to the conference themes. These include, but are not limited to:

  • What are the pressures upon Jewish heritage in the urban context and what levels of protection and conservation are in place to deal with such pressures?
  • How can new and sensitive uses be found for Jewish heritage in towns and cities?
  • What management models can be applied to Jewish heritage to ensure its sustainability?
  • What forms of relationships exist between Jewish heritage sites and urban tourism?
  • What are the touristic experiences with Jewish heritage?
  • To what extent is the interpretation of Jewish heritage effective and geared to an increasingly cosmopolitan and younger audience?
  • What is the role of the museum in the mediation and representation of Jewish heritage?
  • How is the intangible cultural heritage of the Jewish community communicated?

Are there any other areas within the theme of ‘urban Jewish heritage’ that you would be interested in exploring? Give your suggestions in the comments section below.

Submit an Abstract

Abstracts of 300 words should be submitted as soon as possible, but no later than 9th April 2018. To submit an abstract, please do so via our online platform: www.universityofbirmingham.submittable.com

Guidelines
  • When submitting an abstract, please do so using our online submission platform (as above). We will communicate with you through this platform, and you will receive a reply to confirm that your paper has been received. Please check your junk mail folder to ensure that you receive our communications. You can also log back in to the platform to amend, or check the progress of your submission.
  • Abstracts should be 300 words or less, and outline the key themes/synopsis of your paper presentation
  • If you would like to propose a panel session, please outline the theme of the session and provide an abstract for each of the speakers on one document (if applicable). In this case, the submission can be more than 300 words.
  • Please include up to three key words at the end of your abstract (e.g. Architecture, Tourism, Sustainability)
  • We will be back in touch after the call for papers deadline to let you know the outcome of your submission.

For any queries regarding the conference, please email heritageconference@contacts.bham.ac.uk

 

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