CALL FOR POSTER – Fourth Italian Conference of Public History: Venezia-Mestre, May 29 – June 2, 2020
As part of the Fourth Italian Conference of Public History in Venezia-Mestre at the M9 Museum and the University of Venice Ca’ Foscari from the 29th of May until the al 2nd of June 2020, a poster session will also be held, as a further opportunity to participate in the conference. This session will gather the proposals of students, cultural and social associations, research groups, public or private institutions or citizens who, working in the various areas of Public History, want to make their initiatives and their products known and promoted.
The proposals (in Italian or in English) must include a title, contacts, details and information about the proposer, so to be included in the conference’s program. A miniature of the poster should be included together with a text of maximum 1000 characters explaining the project or the product.
An optimal poster must include a title, images that illustrate the project and a short text that summarizes the main points. The dimensions must not exceed 90 x 120 cm. (Useful suggestions on how to create a poster are available here http://www.labcd.unipi.it/tutorial/comunicazione/research-poster-guidelines/.
The selected posters will be hung in the M9 Museum in Mestre for the duration of the conference. There will be a time specially dedicated to their public illustration by their authors as well as an interview with the jury for the awards. Tables and chairs will be available for displaying additional materials nearby where the poster will be hung. Wi-Fi connection will be available for participants to use their portable devices (tablet, iPad, etc.). Those who will bring printed promotional material will be able to distribute it.
Do send proposals to the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org, not later than March 16, 2020. Those who will be selected will know it on April 15, 2020. The selected posters will be given a unique graphic template to repaginate the contents in a coordinated way.
Accepted posters must be printed following the template and sent to:
c/o Museo M9
Via Giovanni Pascoli, 11
30171 Mestre (VE)
(*) During #AIPH2019, the jury awarded the poster “Imperial Florence: Mapping Colonial Heritage in Italy” created by Daphné Budasz (European University Institute) and Markus Wurzer (University of Graz).