CAMOC (the ICOM’s Committee for the Museums of Cities) is organizing their annual conference in Gothenburg, Sweden. The conference is taking place between August 6th and 8th, 2014. The theme is INDUSTRIAL HERITAGE, SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, AND THE CITY MUSEUM.
I am planning to research the industrial heritage of Porto, primarily in the areas of fish and wine production, and the ways this heritage is presented to visitors or tourists in the Porto of today. I will analyze the souvenirs and the vast gastronomical offer of this city linked to this heritage.
Abstract deadline: March 1st, 2014
Link to the conference info: http://network.icom.museum/camoc/conferences/goteborg-2014/