The 2018 CULTURE Conference Content Committee now seeks submissions of abstracts for papers to a joint planned conference to share knowledge, celebrate the rich culture of the Pacific and discuss common issues on heritage conservation across the region.
Two of the sub-themes are particularly relevant to sustainability: Theme 1 Heritage at Risk – Climate Change and Disasters” and Theme 4 “Heritage as a Pillar of Sustainable Development”.
The conference will take place over three days (3-5 October) in Suva, Fiji with a pre-conference ‘Pasifika Charter’ workshop in Levuka World Heritage Port Town, which will form one of the forum discussions during the conference. Specific sessions on Underwater Cultural Heritage and Culture – Nature Journey will be held during the conference. There will also be post-conference tours to various sites in Fiji. Delegates will have the opportunity to present papers on common heritage conservation issues under the main theme of CULTURE and four sub- themes:
Heritage at Risk – Climate Change and Disasters;
Cultural Landscape Practice and Management;
Diverse Communities – Intangible Heritage; and
Heritage as a Pillar of Sustainable Development.
The abstracts should indicate
the full title of the paper
the chosen sub-theme or specific session
three to five keywords that reflect the general theme of the paper
the author’s name(s), institutional affiliation and contact details (postal address, phone, fax, email).