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Sustainability and heritage conference, Orkney

Sustainability and heritage: how can the past contribute to a sustainable future?
International conference - 29-30th May 2012
Orkney College, University of the Highlands and Islands, Kirkwall, Scotland

This interdisciplinary conference will bring together academics and practitioners to discuss issues of Heritage and Sustainability under the themes of:

  • Medium-long term trajectories of key sustainability issues such as resource utilisation, and the impacts of climate/environmental change in communities in the past
  • Heritage and resource management, sustainable development and participation
  • The role and potential of heritage in education for sustainability and in underpinning sustainability literacy initiatives.

Call for papers January 2012
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