Call for Papers – Cultural Heritage Management (and conservation!) Sessions – ASOR 2018

Hello Fellow Conservators,

My session co-chair, Glenn Corbett, and I are are seeking abstract submissions for the Cultural Heritage Management session(s) of the American Schools of Oriental Research annual meeting, which will be held in Denver, Colorado, November 14-17, 2018. This session welcomes papers concerning all aspects of archaeological conservation and heritage management in areas throughout the Near East. For the 2018 meeting, we are especially interested in presentations focusing on:

  • conservation and preservation activities
  • engagement and education of local communities (including topics involving site museums and visitors’ centers)
  • site management planning

Interested speakers should submit a title and abstract (max. 250 words) by February 15, 2018. Please see ASOR’s call for papers and instructions for submission here:

You may send inquiries or questions to Suzanne Davis ( and Glenn Corbett (  Please consider submitting! The ASOR annual meeting is primarily attended by archaeologists, and it is a wonderful venue for professional outreach about archaeological conservation.