CALL FOR SESSIONS CLOSED
docomomo International is pleased to invite you to take part in the 14th International docomomo Conference that will take place in Lisbon, Portugal, from the 6th to 9th September 2016, under the theme Adaptive Reuse. The Modern Movement Towards the Future.
In order to increase transnational and interdisciplinary multicultural approaches to the study of the Modern Movement and promote the exchange of plural and worldwide knowledge, session proposals are welcome until 28 June 2015. On 31 July chairs will be notified regarding acceptance of their session and will receive further instructions. The call for abstracts will follow.
docomomo International encourages the submission of session proposals in as comparative and interdisciplinary a form as possible. To give the opportunity to discuss Modern Movement architecture, design and planning at different scales, from a holistic point of view, proposal submissions dealing with the following related sub-themes are encouraged:
1) Landscapes, 2) Cities, 3) Public Spaces, 4) Complexes, 5) Buildings, 6) Construction and Technology, 7) Interior Design and Furniture and 8) Theory.
Structure for the session proposals
Title of the session.
A description of a coherent and focused Session topic, not exceeding 500 words. It must clarify the goals and the relevance of the Session, define a leading question, key issues, the scientific relevance of the session in the context of recent thinking or debate (i.e., why the topic is timely and important), and a list of potential themes that will particularly fit in with the goals of the session.
Up to five keywords.
To select one of the subthemes of the Conference in which your session fits in.
Proposed session type:
- Regular paper session. A regular session normally consists of four 20 minute paper presentations, plus introduction, discussion and closing comments.
- In addition to regular paper sessions, alternative interactive session formats are encouraged (e.g. pecha kucha sessions, poster sessions, round-tables, etc.) Innovative session formats are welcome.
Special requirements (e.g. equipment, room type).
Personal details from the session organizer (name, professional affiliation, address, telephone, e-mail address, current Curriculum Vitae).
The Session Chairs are responsible for
Selecting the proposed abstracts to integrate the session on the basis of their quality and thematic relevance, in collaboration with the Scientific Committee.
Reviewing the papers in order to balance the session and to assist the authors improve their contributions for the final upload, between 14 February and 13 March 2016.
Submitting the keynote introduction text for the conference proceedings (500 words), biography (100 words) and a personal photo (headshot) by 13 March 2016.
Chairing the session, through the keynote introduction of the session, the introduction of each speaker, the management of the time schedule and the lead of the final discussion. The regular paper session must include the keynote introduction (10 minutes) + 4 papers (20 minutes/each) + final discussion/debate (20 minutes).
Session proposals will be selected by the Scientific Committee on the basis of merit and the need to organize a well-balanced programme and according to the following criteria: relevance, novelty/innovation, scientific quality, structure and organization of the session.
docomomo members are encouraged to propose and organize a Session. So, please be sure that your membership is updated. You can regularize the situation at http://docomomo.com/membership.
Scholars can upload only one session proposal.
Chairs are expected to pursue their own institutional or other support to register, and for travel and accommodation. At present, docomomo cannot yet guarantee the possibility of helping with these expenses.
Where insufficient papers have been proposed, a Session may be cancelled by the Scientific Committee after the deadline for abstract submissions.
Call for sessions.
Call for sessions’ notification of acceptance.
Call for papers.
Call for papers’ notification of acceptance.
Full paper submission deadline (1st version).
Registration deadline for speakers and session chairs.
Deadline for session chairs return papers with comments to speakers.
Full paper submission deadline (final version).
Full submission of the key lecture of the session.
14th International docomomo Conference
May - 28 June 2015
31 July 2015
3 August - 18 October 2015
30 November 2015
14 February 2016
13 March 2016
17 April 2016
6-9 September 2016