Call for abstracts – FRH Biennial Conference 2023

FRH is happy to launch the call for abstracts to participate in the Biennial Conference 2023, scheduled to take place in Lund, Sweden, from 20-22 April 2023.

Submitting an abstract to this high-level event gives you an opportunity to present your work to a distinguished audience of heritage experts. It is also an opportunity to meet high-level practitioners and expand your professional network. Do not miss the chance to take part in a preeminent European conference on heritage!

Important dates

31 October 2022: Submission deadline

Second week of November: Notification of acceptance/rejection

20 – 22 April 2023: FRH Biennial Conference

Themes and subthemes

The overarching theme of the conference is sustainability. FRH Scientific Committee welcomes submissions on abstracts addressing one or more topics relevant to these 4 thematic clusters:

  1. Economic sustainability: employment, funds, growth, asset management, Real Estate.
  2. Social sustainability: capacity building, placemaking, education, war/crisis, stakeholder, community participation.
  3. Environmental Sustainability: climate, building materials, architecture, environment, awareness.
  4. Spiritual and Cultural Sustainability: cultural expressions, religion, intangible heritage, identity, cultural expressions, faith, intercultural.

Submission guidelines

  • Abstracts must have a maximum of 200 words
  • They must be English
  • They must be submitted as a PDF or Word file
  • The deadline is 31 October 2022
  • Abstracts must be submitted through the form at the bottom of this page

Selection process

FRH Scientific Committee will screen all submissions and make a selection by 7 November. Authors/presenters will be notified whether they have been successful shortly after. The 20 selected abstracts will be invited to produce a poster for the conference exhibition. The best four abstracts out of these 20 will also be invited to give a 5-minute presentation.


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