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Call for Papers - Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

The organisers of the conference, "Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home", Buenos Aires, 6-10 April 2017, have issued a call for papers.

The Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham is currently organising an international conference entitled "Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home" which will take place a the National Museum of Immigration in Buenos Aires in 2017.

The conference organisers would like to issue this call for papers for the conference:

Call for Papers - Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home

Dates: 6-10 April 2017

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Short Description: In their movements between old and new worlds, migrant communities carry with them practices, traditions, objects and stories that are transmitted across new communities and through generations. This conference seeks to explore the layering of global cultures that has been produced by centuries of global migration, and its effect on memory, identity and belonging, as well as its effects on tangible and intangible heritage. The conference is designed encourage provocative dialogue across the fullest range of disciplines. Thus we welcome papers from academic colleagues in a wide range of fields.

Please see the conference website for full details and call for papers.

Organisers: Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (University of Birmingham), Collaborative for Cultural Heritage Management and Policy (University of Illinois)

Contact: Hannah Stretton, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline: Call for papers deadline: 14th October 2016
Web link: www.heritagesofmigration.wordpress.com
Tags: asia, Heritages of Migration: Moving Stories, Objects and Home, National Museum of Immigration in Buenos Aires

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