AHI is seeking proposals for this year’s online annual conference 2021. The annual conference is the principal networking event for practitioners and academics working in the heritage sector.
The conference title and theme for 2021 are:
Creating heritage interpretation for the future
Interpretation needs to address dynamic issues in a changing society; changing attitudes, climate change, changing moralities and changing politics. The AHI 2021 conference will harness our shared experiences of the last year to create a new vision for the future of heritage. We want stories of impact, challenge and hope that showcase the active role interpretation is playing in setting positive agendas.
Creating heritage interpretation for the future will reflect on the ways we collaborate with each other, effect change and address some of the key challenges of our time from navigating through the pandemic and economic downturn to shining a light on climate change.
In responding to the conference theme, we encourage proposals that explore one (or more) of the following provocations:
We are looking for contributions which will inspire delegates and give them practical examples to take away and work with in their own organisations.
All papers will be curated in order to provide coherent strands within the overarching conference theme to provide the maximum value to as many delegates as possible.
We welcome proposals (maximum 500 words) for:
Proposals must include:
AHI will provide one free speaker ticket per presentation for one day of the conference.
Proposals should be submitted by Monday 2 August 2021
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