Applications welcomed to attend the second of the 'Valuing the Historic Environment' Research clusters entitled 'Heritage, Housing & home'
'Valuing the Historic Environment' is a new, cross disciplinary research cluster for the discussion of frameworks of value in relation to the preservation of historic environments. The cluster will meet at three one day colloquia to take place between January and July 2007 and on an online discussion board, available from the cluster www http://www.le.ac.uk/ms/contactus/valhistenvir.html. Detailed notes documenting the discussion at each colloquium will also be available from the cluster www. We aim for the activities of this cluster to lead to further research connections, collaborations, opportunities and outputs, with the potential to influence academic debate and policy formulation.
The second colloquium associated with this cluster takes place on the 20th April 2007. The main focus of the colloquium is 'Heritage, Housing and Home'.
There are a limited number of places available, there is no cost to attend but we are not normally able to pay expenses. It would be useful if expressions of interest in attending could briefly describe how the persons experience will enable them to make a significant contribution to debate in the colloquia. The closing date for expressions of interest in attendance for Colloquium 2 is 23/03/07.
Colloquia details are as follows:
20th April 2007- Heritage, Housing and Home
Keynotes: Professor Peter Malpass, School of Housing & Urban Studies:
'Your house, my home, whose heritage?'
Other Speakers: John Pendlebury, Tim Townshend and Rose Gilroy: 'Social Housing as Heritage, a case-study of Byker'
David Adshead, Head Curator & Architectural Historian, National Trust, to speak on the 'modest domestic environments of the Trust', title to be announced
Location: University of Newcastle
You can find further details about the research cluster at http://www.le.ac.uk/ms/contactus/valhistenvir.html
Project Assistant - Preserving Historic Environments firstname.lastname@example.org
Valuing the Historic Environment
Department of Museum Studies
University of Leicester
103-105 Princess Road East
Leicester, LE1 7LG, UK
Tel: +44 (0)116 252 5719
Fax: +44 (0)116 252 3960
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