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Editors: Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed and Dr. Mohammad Habib Reza

CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS - Re-imagining Bengal: Architecture, built environment and cultural heritage - Deadline: 31 February 2016
Editors: Dr. Iftekhar Ahmed and Dr. Mohammad Habib Reza
Bengal is remarkably ancient and its contemporary features are also rich and diversified. They present us with a rich palimpsest of layers of history with deep rooted imprints of Hindu, Buddhist and Islamic culture, which range from the heart of older parts of traditional city enclaves to remote rural places. They carry the tangible and intangible elements of Bengal society and sustain local identity and culture. The local built environment, having both tangible and intangible cultural qualities, often without being one or the other, is not simple to define or capture. It is not linear and embodies multiple issues and elements. Local cultural heritage is not static; it is inherited as an element to be passed on through subsequent generations. It may be the cultural legacy, and continuity inherited in time that incorporates the identity of place and people from past into the present in a perpetual process that evolves with time and embodies local tradition, knowledge and value…
+info: http://www.catedraunescoforum.upv.es/doc/CallforBo...
Posted by FUUH member: Reza, Md Habib

World Heritage Volunteers 2016 - Call for Projects. Deadline: 3 January 2016
The World Heritage Centre (WHC) is pleased to announce the Call for Projects for the World Heritage Volunteers (WHV) Campaign 2016. In the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Initiative is led by the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (WHC) in collaboration with the Co-ordinating Committee for International Voluntary Service (CCIVS), European Heritage Volunteers (as a branch of Open Houses) and Better World.
The WHV 2016 shall aim to raise awareness of young people, volunteers and local communities, about World Heritage related to sustainable development and biodiversity, integrating non-formal education tools on heritage preservation and conservation. For more information, please consider the Call for Projects document at this website…
+info: http://whc.unesco.org/en/news/1354...

Concurso de buenas prácticas y acciones para construir un mundo mejor

9º Premio Federico Mayor Zaragoza "Ciudadanos y ciudadanas libres, responsables y comprometidos" Fecha límite: 20 enero 2016
Concurso de buenas prácticas y acciones para construir un mundo mejor
El premio tiene una dotación de 5.000 euros divididos en tres categorías: 1. Educación, 2. Social y cultural, 3. Categoría especial Terres de l'Ebre.
El objetivo del concurso es dar a conocer experiencias de escuelas, institutos, entidades, instituciones o equipos de voluntariado que contribuyan a formar persones libres, responsables y comprometidas; Potenciar acciones donde los individuos son críticos, solidarios y activos socialmente, de manera que den sentido a los valores democráticos; y por supuesto, hacer visible y reconocer actividades y vivencias tan innovadoras como creativas que aporten herramientas de transformación personal y social.
+info: http://www.unescotortosa.cat/...

 

 

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2015

August

Arte-Polis 6 - International Conference and Workshop "Imagining Experiences: Creative Tourism and the Making of Place"
4-5 August 2015.  Bandung. Indonesia
Organisation: School of Architecture, Planning and Policy Development Institut Teknologi Bandung
Contact: artepolis_itb@yahoo.com
Deadline: 15/02/2015
+info: http://arte-polis.id/...

2016

January

International Conference on Education as a Driver for SDGs
11-13 January 2016.  Ahmedabad. India
Organisation: CEE Ahmedabad in cooperation with UNESCO, UNEP and the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India.
Contact: registration@ceeindia.org
Deadline: 31/12/2015
+info: http://www.ceeindia.org/esdg/...

V Jornadas sobre la Relación Pedagógica en la Universidad: nuevos entornos de aprendizaje
20-21 January 2016.  Valencia. Spain
Organisation: CREARI Grup de Recerca en Pedagogies Culturals (GUB 2013-103) de la Universitat de Valencia
Contact: ricard.huerta@uv.es
Deadline: 20/12/2015
+info: http://esbrina.eu/es/portfolio/v-jornades-sobre-la...
Posted by FUUH member: Huerta Ramón, Ricard

March

Capacity Building Training Workshops on Sustainable Development
7-12 March 2016.  Seattle. United States of America
Organisation: The WEL Initiative for Sustainability Research and Development
Contact: registration.workshops@wel-initiative.org
+info: http://www.wel-initiative.org/trainingworkshop/...

May

Sustainable Tourism 2016 - 7th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism
18-20 May 2016.  Valencia. Spain
Organisation: Wessex Institute, UK and Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Contact: imoreno@wessex.ac.uk
+info: http://www.wessex.ac.uk/16-conferences/sustainable...

2016 European Heritage Congress
23-27 May 2016.  Madrid. Spain
Organisation: Europa Nostra / Hispania Nostra
Contact: info@europanostra.org
+info: http://www.europanostra.org/news/689...

June

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ARQUITECTONICS NETWORK 2016: "MIND, LAND AND SOCIETY"
1-3 June 2016.  Barcelona. Spain
Organisation: Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya supported by COAC. Catalan Association of Architects.; UPC Research Group GIRAS. Magda Saura, Josep Muntañola and Unicef CAI
Contact: newsletter.pa@upc.edu
Deadline: 15/01/2016
+info: http://www.arquitectonics.com/...
Posted by FUUH member: Saura, Magda

2016 ACHS Conference “What Does Heritage Change?”
6-10 June 2016.  Montreal, Quebec. Canada
Organisation: Research Chair on Urban Heritage at UQAM in partnership with Concordia University
Contact: achs2016@uqam.ca
Deadline: 01/11/2015
+info: http://achs2016.uqam.ca...

International Conference - What does heritage change? // Le patrimoine, ça change quoi ?
7-10 June 2016.  Quebec. Canada
Organisation: Chaire de recherche du Canada en patrimoine urbain (ESG-UQAM) et de l'Université Concordia
Contact: achs2016@uqam.ca
Deadline: 01/11/2015
+info: http://patrimoine.uqam.ca/colloques/achs2016/achs2...

July

XIIth World Congress on Earthen Architectures - Terra 2016
11-14 July 2016.  Lyon. France
Organisation: ISCEAH Committee of ICOMOS international, in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme (WHEAP).
Contact: contact.terra2016@gmail.com
Deadline: 10/01/2015
+info: http://terra2016.sciencesconf.org/...

 

 

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