Interpretation & Presentation of Heritage Sites


​"Archaeoacoustics and soundscapes add an exciting new dimension to site-based interpretation. They have the potential to bring ancient sites to life and help us learn more about early humankind. Don't miss this groundbreaking conference!"
Sue Hodges, President, the ICOMOS International Committee on the Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites

IPHS, Malta 2017 welcomes contributions from heritage interpreters, curators, managers and practitioners representing different cultural and technical perspectives.

In addition to regular presentations, the activities of this conference will include a multidisciplinary introduction to Archaeoacoustics: an emerging multi-disciplinary field that studies the way sound behaves in ancient enclosed spaces, how early humankind may have used it and the implications of architectural manipulation.

"The field of Archaeacoustics' impact on prehistory is akin to the emergence of Talkies from the silent movies of the past."
Archaeologist and Producer Miriam Cooke.

The conference program will include selected peer-reviewed individual papers and poster sessions as well as an anticipated satellite program of events. All sessions and subsequent publications will be in English. Typical presentation time for accepted papers is 25 minutes. At least one author must attend to present and for inclusion in the conference publication.

250-300 word abstracts of papers, presentations and posters should be submitted in English, in either Text, Word or PDF formats. The DEADLINE for submissions is September 30, 2016. Authors will be informed before 2017. Email to: ​<< >>


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