The Heritage Management Organisation (HMO) is pleased to announce that the 4th HMO International HerMa Conference will be held from 22 to 24 September 2017, at Paleo Eleourgio in Elefsina, Greece. We would like to invite you to join the international coalition of the HMO in its HerMa Conference and contribute with original and cutting edge ideas and practices in the Heritage Management sector, under the general Umbrella Theme for this year: “Monuments in Ruins—Ruins as Monuments”. In 2017 Italy is the Honoured Country.
The HerMa Conference is an annual academic conference that promotes innovative practices and cutting-edge ideas in heritage management: the presentations are delivered by experts, young professionals and researchers in the fields of HMOs expertise. It offers a coherent approach to heritage management by offering diverse viewpoints. Read More
From 2017 and onwards the HerMa Conference will adopt the strategy of an annual Umbrella Theme. The 4th HMO International HerMa Conference inaugurates this practice with a debate that is considered to be crucial for the future in heritage management and preservation. Thus the core concern for 2017 is the notion of ruins in culture: the topic may be expressed: “Monuments in Ruins- — Ruins as Monuments” Read more
International professionals and academics, with distinguished presences in their respective fields, will deliver keynote speeches in each thematic session. They will focus on state-of-the-art concepts and projects that are contributing to the shaping of sustainable tactics in the management of ruins.
During the 3-day HerMa Conference a series of Side Events [HerMa Market, Eleusis: Visions for Industrial & Archaeological Heritage, HerMa Aeschylus: The Aspects of Authority, HerMa Mural: Ruins and the Contemporary City, HerMa: NewUse Heritage, HerMa Photo: Capture Heritage Images] is organised under the auspices of Eleusis Cultural Capital 2021 and Aeschylia Festival.
With anticipation for your support and participation,
The Organising Committee
Keynote Speakers / 2017: Italy as an Honoured Country
The abstract committee will have regular meetings accepting abstracts on a first-come first-serve basis.