in Freiberg, Germany
30th August – 5th September 2009
The congress theme “Industrial Heritage, Ecology and Economy” is aiming at these close connections between environmental, economical, technical, social and historical questions of industrial heritage in our modern world. It should be a forum of presentation and discussion of these problems and of realized, actual and planned projects and concepts for the solution of this problems.
Therefore it will not only focus on the traditional participants of the TICCIH conferences. The congress, its planned sessions and workshops should be open for participants from all scientific and administrative fields and institutions which are dealing with ecological, economical and heritage problems of industrial monuments and industrial landscapes.Questions and dimensions of the main congress topic
The Programme Committee of the congress invites all interested colleagues to offer papers, posters or special sessions and workshops for the TICCIH congress 2009 especially for the following questions and dimensions of the main congress topic “Industrial Heritage, Ecology and Economy”:
- Industrial monuments and the cleaning up of old industrial sites
- Industrial Heritage, environmental protection and the preservation of nature
- Heritage concepts for the cleaning up and the re-use of industrial areas and industrial landscapes
- Economical concepts for the preservation and re-use of industrial monuments, industrial areas and industrial landscapes
- Regeneration through heritage: Reviving and maintaining the social fabric of urban and rural communities
- Industrial monuments and relicts of industrial culture as elements of cultural landscapes
More and other issues closely connected to the main congress topic may be offered. They are welcome.
Congress excursions and social events
In addition to the scientific conference programme two congress-excursions as well as a programme of five pre- and post-congress tours will be offered. Also several social events will take place during the congress.
Call for Papers
With this first announcement and call for papers we would like to invite you to participate in the XIV. International Congress of The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage (TICCIH), which will be held in Germany from 30th of August to 5th of September 2009.
For detailed information please download the Call for paper .
Congress language will be English. All papers have to be presented in English. There will be no translation service.
The congress will be organized in three different types of presentations:
- workshops and
Deadline for the application of a session, workshop, paper or poster will be 30th November 2008.
The decision about the admission of a session or workshop and a free paper or poster will be made at the end of the year 2008 by the Programme Committee of the congress. Information about the accepted sessions, workshops, papers and posters will be sent out in February 2009.