Full details of the conference study visits have been announced. All delegates are asked to email their choice of study visit to attend to ironbridge@contacts.bham.ac.uk as soon as possible. Study visit 1: Chinese Heritage: National Palace Museum: The collection of the National Palace Museum mainly deals with art and artefacts of Chinese heritage. Many of […]

Destination Heritage: Does heritage shape tourism or does tourism shape cultural heritage? ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for Cultural Tourism invites debate on heritage destinations.  The Committee would like to explore with delegates a series of questions which cultural heritage professionals worldwide are asking relating to the preservation and protection of cultural heritage at major tourism […]

So far we have received over 300 abstracts from 48 countries. As abstracts are accepted they are being posted on this website. However, due to continuing interest in the conference we are extending the call for papers until November 19th. We are particularly interested in receiving abstracts that deal with the following themes: The role […]

Registration is now open, with our early bird discount available until 14 January 2013. To register please click here. The cost of attending the conference will be as follows: – Early bird discount – £160 – Full rate – £190 – PhD students (letter of confirmation required from Supervisor) – £110 This rate include access to […]

We are pleased to announce that the Conference Dinner will be held at the magnificent Grand Hotel in Taipei. The hotel is built in the Chinese classical style and was established in 1952 and completed in 1973. It has 487 rooms and occupies a majestic position over the Keelung River and overlooking Taipei. The Hotel […]

The ICOMOS International Committee on Intangible Cultural Heritage, in association with the Conference, is hosting a special session of papers which will focus on the theme: ‘Tourism and Intangible Cultural Heritage: A Sustainable Relationship? Papers are invited to consider the nature of relationships which are emerging between communities and cultures seeking to preserve and promote […]