CFP: XIII UNIVERSEUM Network Meeting - Trondheim (Norway), 14-16 June 2012 - Deadline: January 31, 2012


Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim, Norway, 14-16 June 2012

Call for Papers

The European Academic Heritage Network UNIVERSEUM announces its 13th annual meeting. UNIVERSEUM invites submissions of papers on academic heritage in its broadest sense, tangible and intangible, namely the preservation, study, access and promotion of university collections, museums, archives, libraries, botanical gardens, astronomical observatories, and university buildings of historical, artistic and scientific significance.

Sessions and workshops to three main themes will be organised:

Academic Heritage and Public Engagement
Organised by Klaus Staubermann

Central Museums / Central Storage Versus Dispersed Collections
Organised by Ing-Marie Munktell

Recent Scientific Heritage at Universities
Organised by Roland Wittje

Papers on other topics, especially those which have not been presented at Universeum meetings before, are welcomed too. Graduate students are especially encouraged to attend and present a paper.

Paper presentations are limited to 20 minutes, including 5 minutes for discussion.
The conference language is English.

Please send abstracts for paper proposals of no more than 200 words to the email address below before 31 January 2012. Please use the abstract template at the conference website Include a short biography highlighting main research interests (no more than 50 words).

Proposals will be reviewed by the Programme Committee. Speakers will be given notice by 1 March 2012.

More info:

For proposals and inquiries, please contact:

Program Committee:
Thomas Brandt, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Marta Lourenço, University of Lisbon
Sofia Talas, University of Padua
Roland Wittje, University of Regensburg (Chair)