Call for abstracts

The Call for Abstracts is now closed.
Conference posters must be submitted by 28 February.


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

30 November 2022: Submission deadline

Second week of December: Notification of acceptance/rejection

28 February 2023: Deadline to submit conference posters. There is no word or image limit. The poster template can be downloaded here.

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 30 November 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 in December. 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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