Events

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe

Empires of Emptiness: Fortresses of the Sahara and the Steppe
Date
23 May (09:00) - 21 September 2016 (17:00)
Location:
Footprint Gallery, Fusion Building, Ironbridge TF8 7LJ, Jackfield Tile Museum
Description
The Sahara comes to Ironbridge. An exhibition at Jackfield Tile Museum.

Desert & Steppe Conquests: Fortresses and Railways in the Sahara and Kazakhstan

Desert & Steppe Conquests: Fortresses and Railways in the Sahara and Kazakhstan
Date
14 September 2016 (19:30-20:30)
Location:
Footprint Gallery, Jackfield Tile Museum, Salthouse Rd, Telford TF8 7LJ
Description
Conceived as a complement to the Empires of Emptiness exhibition held until 21 September at the Fusion Gallery (Jackfield Tile Museum), this talk will consider two major developments which allowed the expansion of European empires into the Sahara desert and the Central Asian steppe: desert fortifications and railways.

Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World

Incessant Vitality, Endless Maintenance: Restoring and Stabilising the Material World
Date
04 October 2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Room TBC, Univerity of Birmingham
Description
IIICH Visiting Lecture Series: Tim Edensor

"Ruination": Conflicting Values at a Potential World Heritage Site in Thailand

"Ruination": Conflicting Values at a Potential World Heritage Site in Thailand
Date
20 October 2016 (17:30-18:30)
Location:
Room TBC, University of Birmingham
Description
Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage Visiting Lecture Series: Dr Helaine Silverman

Ironbridge Annual Lecture: A European Future for our Past?

Ironbridge Annual Lecture: A European Future for our Past?
Date
25 October 2016 (17:30-19:00)
Location:
Room TBC, University of Birmingham
Description
Bénédicte Selfslagh, World Heritage & Cultural Heritage Expert, will give the 2016 Ironbridge Annual lecture

Understanding Material Loss

Understanding Material Loss
Date
17 (09:00) - 18 February 2017 (17:00)
Location:
University of Birmingham
Description
Details and call for papers for Understanding Material Loss conference.

Heritages of Migration: International Conference and Call for Papers

Heritages of Migration: International Conference and Call for Papers
Date
06 (09:00) - 10 April 2017 (17:00)
Location:
Argentina, Buenos Aires, National Museum of Immigration
Description
Heritages of Migration: Moving Objects, Stories and Home, an International Conference, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2017

Bridge: An International Conference and Call for Papers

Bridge: An International Conference and Call for Papers
Date
06 (09:00) - 10 July 2017 (17:00)
Location:
Ironbridge Gorge Museums, Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site
Description
International Conference announcement and Call for Papers
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