Call for papers for the book (e-book)

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Call for papers (e-book)


Book Rationale and Instructions for Chapter Authors

The Center for Advanced Studies in Integrated Conservation (CECI) -in association with the Master of Urban Development (MDU) of the Federal University of Pernambuco, the School of Education of the Murdoch University (Perth, Australia), and the School of Architecture of the University of Texas at Austin- is pleased to invite researchers, practitioners, and experts in cultural heritage conservation to submit short papers and essays for discussion, intended toward composing the e-book 40 YEARS AFTER THE MANIFEST OF AMSTERDAM. The deadline for submission is 10 August 2015.

The entities associated convene researchers and cultural heritage conservation experts built to submit within 60 (sixty) days from the day 30 May 2015 to 10 August 2015, to submit articles aiming at building the book (e-book) on 40 YEARS AFTER THE MANIFEST OF AMSTERDAM.

The publication will accept articles according to the following standards discriminated that will be subject to evaluation of the Committee Editorial CECI / ASSOCIATED to Book Edit "40 years after Manifesto of Amsterdam "or ad hoc referee when appropriate. No already published papers in national or International journals will be accepted, as well as those who are in disagreement with the book publishing standards.

The focus of the book is to promote analyses and reflections on the Manifest/Declaration of Amsterdam and its repercussions on the preservation of built cultural heritage.

The publication will include papers tackling this main theme under the following, though not limited to, sub-thematic areas:

(I)   - Conflicts between authenticity, integrity, and significance
(II)  - Integrated conservation – theory and practice
(III) - Education as a component of citizenship building
(IV) - Public policy – trends of patrimonialization


1.    Articles with up to 2,500 words, should be submitted in MS Word format, should follow the recommendations presented here, and should be sent via email to: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

2.    Page layout: paper size should be A4 format (21 x 29.7 cm). Left and right margins: 2.54 cm; Top and bottom margins: 2.54 cm.

3.    The articles should include:

i    - Title (and subtitle, if any); author (and co-author, if any) and credentials (affiliation, position, email);
ii   - Abstract, specifying briefly the discussed topic, objective, methodology and main findings (maximum 150 words);
iii  - Keywords: between two (2) and five (5);
iv  - Introduction, development, conclusion and references, presented in up fifteen (15) pages. Direct quote up three lines inserted in the paragraph, within quotation marks, and direct quotations with more than three lines placed, separate paragraph, size 10, space simple lines.
v  - References should be shown within the text by giving the authors last name followed by a comma and the year of publication or by giving the authors’ last name followed by the year of publication in brackets, e.g. (Zancheti, 2010).
vi  - Direct citation up 40 words should be inserted in-text in Italic and between quotation marks. For direct citation longer than 40 words, start the quotation on a new line, indented 4cm from the left margin. Type the entire quotation on the new margin, in a freestanding block of typewritten, Book Antigua, 10pt, single-spaced.
vii  - References in-text and in the reference list must follow the ABNT system (see Reference format for examples);
viii - Footnotes should be in Book Antigua, 10pt, single-spaced, and typed within the established margins;
ix  - Bibliographic references are mandatory in the end of the text, placed in alphabetical order, Book Antigua, 12pt, single-spaced and double-spaced between them;
x   - Inserted page number in the right margin on top of page, omitting the number in the first page;
xi  - Please ensure that the spelling of names, terms, and abbreviations is consistent in the main body of the text;
xii - Tables, figures and graphics inserted in the body of the text, centralized, 10pt, with legend and source also centralized.

4.    Articles should be submitted in English no later than August 10th 2015.

5.    Articles will not be accepted in printed format, sent by mail. Only papers sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it will be considered.

6.    Papers are of entire responsibility of their authors, not necessarily reflecting the opinion of the book.

7.    Omitted cases will be discussed by the CECI/ASSOCIATED Editorial Committee.

8.    Privacy policy: names and address informed in the book will be used exclusively for this publication.

Submission and Review Schedule
30 August 2015 Papers due
10 September 2015 Notification of acceptance of full papers sent out (along with requests for revisions)
30 September 2015 Revised manuscripts due
30 October 2015 E-book publishing

References format:

Papers in Journals

- Silvio M. Zancheti, 2002. "Values, built heritage and cyberspace", Museum International, volume 54, Number 3, pp. 19-27.
- Steven Bachrach, R. Stephen Berry, Martin Blume, Thomas von Foerster, Alexander Fowler, Paul Ginsparg, Stephen Heller, Neil Kestner, Andrew Odlyzko, Ann Okerson, Ron Wigington, and Anne Moffat, 1998. "Who Should Own Scientific Papers?" Science, volume 281, Number 5382, pp. 1459 -1460.

Papers in Press

- Betina Adams, in press. "Challenges and trends: the trajectory of urban preservation in Florianopolis / Santa Catarina Island / Brazil," City & Time.

Papers in Edited Volumes

- S. R. Schiffer, 2002. "A conservação urbana e a superação da pobreza," In: S. M. Zancheti (editor), Gestão do patrimônio cultural integrado. Recife: Editora Universitária - UFPE, pp. 297 - 304.

Papers in Conference Proceedings

- L. Motta, 1999. "Urban heritage: self-maintenance and the role of the state," In: S. M. Zancheti (editor). Proceedings of the Second International Seminar on Urban Conservation. Recife: Editora Universitária - UFPE,  pp. 237 - 251.

Papers in Journals on the World Wide Web

- Vittorio Corinaldi, 2004. "Cidade Branca. Tel Aviv torna-se patrimônio mundial da humanidade," Arquitextos, number 50, at

World Wide Web Sites

- Google at, accessed 14 December 2003.
- A. Lemos, "Cibercidades", at, accessed 8 August 2004.

Book by One Author

- N. Cohen, 1999. Urban conservation. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press.

Books by More Than One Author

- Giuseppe Campus Venuti and Francesco Oliva, 1993. "Cinquant?anni di urbanistica in Italia. 1942 - 1992". Laterza, Bari.