Faro Convention International Conference | Open Call | Deadline extended

Lug 31, 2023 | convegni e workshop

29 gennaio – 2 febbraio 2024
Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Portugal
Deadline: 15 agosto 2023

The UNESCO Chair Heritage and the Reshaping of Urban Conservation for Sustainability, held by Professor Ana Pereira Roders and based at TUDelft – Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, in partnership with the UNESCO Chair Heritage, Cities and Landscapes. Sustainable Management, Conservation, Planning and Design,  held by Dr. Teresa Cunha Ferreira and based at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto (FAUP), Portugal, are organizing the first edition of the Faro Convention International Conference (FCIC24), dedicated to the theme “Transforming through co-creation: participatory heritage practices tackling urban challenges“, which will take place at FAUP, from January 29 to February 2, 2024.

Signed in 2005 in Portugal, and ratified by more than twenty countries,  the  Council of Europe Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Faro Convention) emphasizes the value and potential of heritage for sustainable development and for the quality of life of a society in constant change and facing growing challenges. 

The FCIC24 Conference will address the  theme of participatory processes in the management of cultural heritage, a central component of  the Convention, focusing on three sub-themes introduced by different speakers, which will be the subject of communications, posters and debates in workshops:

(1) Co-creation in Education/Training – Innovative participation tools/actions in educational projects and programs in heritage studies 
Keynote speaker: Ana Pereira Roders, UNESCO Chair “Heritage and the Reshaping of Urban Conservation for Sustainability”, TU Delft – Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands;

(2) Research on co-creation in urban heritage practices – Recent research trends, challenges, and opportunities of co-creation approaches in the management of historic urban landscapes;
Keynote speaker: Gonçalo Canto Moniz, Centre for Social Studies, Department of Architecture, University of Coimbra, Portugal;

(3) Co-creation in heritage Practices – Cases of co-creation, private and public, from a small to a large scale, around heritage management, architecture, urban planning, and governance.
Keynote speaker: Susan Fayad, World Heritage and Regional Development Lead City of Ballarat, Australia

Conscious of the interest and valuable work that you have been developing in the areas addressed by the Conference, we would greatly appreciate the dissemination of the FCIC24 through the dissemination channels of your organization

Information about the Conference is available at https://www.fcic24.com/, and  calls  for papers, posters and workshops are open until  August 15, 2023. The official language of the conference is English, hence all proposals must be submitted in English.

Thanking you in advance, also on behalf of the organizing committee, which is looking forward to welcoming you at the Conference.

Open call download: Faro convention open call

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