2021 Expert Meeting for Building Network on Maritime Heritage

Maritime Living Heritage: Coastal Communities in the Asia-Pacific Region and Their Traditional Food System

Co-organized by the International Information and Network Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (ICHCAP) and the Pacific Community (SPC), the 2021 expert meeting for Building Network on maritime ICH is pleased to launch a call for presentation on Maritime Living Heritage: Coastal Communities in the Asia-Pacific Region and Their Traditional Food System. The expert meeting is expected to be held in 29th October, 2021

What is the theme?

The event is being held under the theme “Coastal Communities in the Asia-Pacific Region and Their Traditional Food System”. Conceptually, traditional food is associated with cultural traditions, heritage, and environmental sustainability. COVID-19 pandemic has increased the vulnerability of people in preparing traditional foods and in transmitting knowledge around traditional foods to the younger generation, it is necessary to pay attention to local, indigenous, or traditional systems of food preparation, consumption, and trade to better understand the extent of which existing cultural infrastructures need further work or support for improvement.

The expert meeting will be held in two (2) sessions.

Session1. Coastal Communities and Their Traditional Food System: Ecocultural Approach

Session2. Coastal Communities and Their Traditional Food System: Socio – Cultural Approach

For more information on the event, download the concept note : https://www.unesco-ichcap.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/Con…

Who may submit presentations for the event?

Papers are not limited to academic papers. Various stakeholders (NGOs, tradition bearers, community members, etc.) with expertise in maritime heritage, particularly traditional foods in coastal communities can participate in the meeting.

How to submit a nomination?

Interest participants should email at ichcap.networking@gmail.com(link sends e-mail) latest by 13th September 2021 with their paper abstract and completed application form: https://www.unesco-ichcap.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/App…

Calendar

13th September 2021 Closing of the call for presentation and last date for submission of abstract form

17th September 2021 Selected presenters will be notified

3rd October 2021 Final presentation manuscripts has to be submitted

Contact us

ICHCAP

Email: ichcap.networking@gmail.com

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