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FORUM UNESCO promotes the XVI International Forum

Extended deadline for abstract submission: 5 February 2018

XVI International Forum Le Vie dei Mercanti

Representation, Restoration, Redesign, Resiliencee”

14 June in Naples, 15 and 16 June 2018 in Capri, Italy

The most interesting 30 papers selected by the Scientific Committee, will be published in a special double number of ‘Dwelling on Earth’, A Class international magazine.


Best regards,

The general chair, prof. Carmine Gambardella, UNESCO Chair on Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance and the Scientific and Organizing Committees of the XVI International Forum ‘Le Vie dei Mercanti’ invite participation in the Forum by interested academics and professionals.

TOPICS on which proposals are particularly welcome include:

– Heritage
– Tangible and intangible dimensions
– History
– Culture
– Collective Identity
– Memory
– Documentation
– Management
– Communication for Cultural Heritage
– Architecture
– Surveying
– Representation
– Modelling
– Data Integration
– Technology Platforms
– Analysis
– Diagnosis and Monitoring Techniques
– Conservation
– Restoration
– Protection
– Safety
– Resilience Transformation Projects
– Technologies
– Materials
– Cultural landscapes
– Territorial Surveying
– Landscape Projects
– Environmental Monitoring
– Government of the Territory
– Sustainable Development

BENECON (consortium of five Italian Universities: University of Campania ‘Luigi Vanvitelli’, Pegaso University, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, University of Salerno, University of Sannio), UNESCO Chair on Landscape, Cultural Heritage and Territorial Governance.


At least one author of an accepted paper must register at the full rate (450 euros) before May 7th 2018. The full rate includes participation in the conference for one person, and: one copy of the Conference Proceedings (book and CD-ROM), one conference bag, coffee-breaks, lunches, one Gala Dinner.

There is a reduced rate of 305 euros for the only inscription, without participating at the Forum.
ISI Web of Science

indexing of the 2012 proceedings (X Forum), 2013 (XI Forum), 2014 (XII Forum), 2015 (XIII Forum), 2016 (XIV Forum), 2017(XV Forum under evaluation).


General Chair Prof. Arch. Carmine Gambardella

Info: Ph.D. Arch. Alessandro Ciambrone

Email: leviedeimercanti@benecon.it

Tel: +39 081 8122530