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International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

The Inclusive Museum Conference 2010

Background | Supporters

Welcome to the website of the Third International Conference on the Inclusive Museum. This Conference is to be held at the Yildiz Technical University, Istanbul, Turkey 29 June to 2 July 2010.

Plenary speakers include some of the leading thinkers in museum studies and leading practitioners, as well as numerous paper, colloquium and workshop presentations.

Participants are welcome to submit a presentation proposal either for a 30-minute paper, 60-minute workshop, jointly presented 90-minute colloquium session or a virtual session. Parallel sessions are loosely grouped into streams reflecting different perspectives or disciplines. Each stream also has its own talking circle, a forum for focused discussion of issues. For those unable to attend the Conference in person, virtual participation is also available.

Presenters may choose to submit written papers to The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum, a fully refereed academic Journal. Virtual participants also have the option to submit papers for consideration by the Journal. All registered Conference participants receive a complimentary online subscription to the Journal. This subscription is valid until one year after the Conference end date.

If you would like to know more about this Conference, bookmark the Inclusive Museum Conference site and return for further information - the site is regularly updated. You may also wish to subscribe to the Conference and Journal Newsletter.

For all inquiries, please contact the Conference secretariat.

Background

International Conference on the Inclusive Museum

The Inclusive Museum Conference is held annually in different locations around the world. The inaugural Conference was held at the National Museum of Ethnology, Leiden, the Netherlands in 2008 and the Second International Conference on the Inclusive Museum was held at the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia in 2009.

The International Journal of the Inclusive Museum

Conference participants can submit papers to the Inclusive Museum Journal, before the Conference and up until one month after the Conference. Papers submitted for publication will be fully refereed. The publication decision is based on the referees’ reports.

For those unable to attend the Conference in person, a virtual registration will provide participants access to the electronic version of the Journal, as well as the option to submit papers for refereeing and possible publication.

For more information about the Journal please visit the Publish Your Paper page.

Supporters

  • ICOM Turkey
  • Turkish Ministry of Culture and Tourism