Terra 2021 - 13th World Congress on Earthen Architectural Heritage

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Tuesday, 8 June, 2021 to Friday, 11 June, 2021
Deadline: 
Saturday, 31 October, 2020
Place: 
Santa Fe

First Announcement and Call for Abstracts

This is the first announcement for Terra 2021 - 13th World Congress on Earthen Architectural Heritage: Looking Back, Moving Forward - Advances in Conservation, to be held in Santa Fe, New Mexico, from June 8-11, 2021. Terra 2021 is being organized by Getty Conservation Institute, National Park Service, Vanishing Treasures Program, and University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, under the aegis of the International Council on Monuments and Sites, International Scientific Committee on the Conservation of the Earthen Architectural Heritage.

The four-day program will include presentations, posters and videos / digital media that reflect the latest research and best practice in the study and conservation of earthen heritage around the world. The program will include sessions presenting technical information, management issues, methodology, research, case studies and guidelines for best practice. Contributions are welcome in the following themes related to earthen architectural heritage:

Southwestern US and Northern Mexico
Archaeological Sites
Historic Buildings and Structures
Urban Settings
Cultural Landscapes and Cultural Routes
Advances in Research
History of Conservation
Education and Advocacy
Risk and Vulnerability
Care by and for Communities

For more information and to submit an abstract in English or Spanish please visit www.terra2021.org. Authors may submit more than one abstract, but may only present one oral presentation.

Key dates:
March 1, 2020 Deadline for abstract submissions
June 2020 Registration open for congress, pre-congress workshops, and post-congress tours
August 2020 Paper / poster / video / digital media acceptance notice and mailing of guidelines to authors
February 2021 Early bird registration closes
June 5-7, 2021 Pre-congress workshops
June 8-11, 2021 Terra 2021 - 13th World Congress on Earthen Architectural Heritage
June 12-15, 2021 Post-congress tours
October 31, 2021 Deadline for submission of papers for publication in the Terra 2021 Proceedings
March 2022 Authors notified of paper acceptance for publication in Terra 2021 Proceedings

The Conference Organizers
Leslie Rainer - Getty Conservation Institute
Lauren Meyer - National Park Service, Vanishing Treasures Program
Frank Matero, University of Pennsylvania, Stuart Weitzman School of Design