Educational leaders in historic preservation, heritage conservation, history, museum studies, archaeology, and allied programs are invited to submit an abstract for the Preservation Education Conference hosted by Roger Williams University's School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation at the historic Biltmore Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island (USA), September 8 to 9, 2012.
The goal of the conference is bring higher education leaders in historic environment programs (e.g., historic preservation/heritage conservation) together from across the globe to present their research, discuss important questions, and begin to offer answers that will produce better historic environment specialists and further define educatorsí roles and responsibilities in the greater professional and public arena.
Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit a paper for further review and possible inclusion in a conference proceedings that will be published by the University Press of New England. (Submission of a paper is not required to present at the conference.)
The keynote speaker will be Dr. Silvio Mendes Zancheti, Director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Integrated Conservation (CECI) and Professor in the Department of Architecture and Urbanism at the Federal University of Pernambuco (UFPE) in Brazil. At UFPE, Dr. Zancheti helped develop a curriculum based on integrated urban heritage conservation -- a holistic, interdisciplinary approach to conserving built heritage.
Please visit the conference web site at http://rwu.edu/go/pec for details on submission guidelines, the conference venue, registration, lodging, and transportation.
Jeremy Wells, Ph.D.
School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation
Roger Williams University
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://rwu.edu/go/pec
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