Interpret Europe Conference | 23-26 March 2018 in Kőszeg, Hungary | #iecon18
Call for papers
Process of selection
All submissions will be peer reviewed by the review team who are featured below.
Submissions are scored in respect of their relevance to the theme and audience.
The Review Team for this year's conference is:
Stuart Frost is Head of Interpretation & Volunteers at the British Museum, London. The Interpretation Team works collaboratively to deepen public engagement with the collection and improve the quality of every visit to the Museum, whether to special exhibitions, the permanent galleries or other spaces.
Stuart advises on visitor research and interpretive planning across the organisation and helps to shape and deliver the Museum’s extensive programme of special exhibitions and new permanent displays. The Interpretation Team helps the Museum create new exhibits by developing clear, effective and accessible intellectual structures for galleries and exhibitions.
Prior to joining the British Museum as Head of Interpretation, he spent eight years at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. He was a member of the Concept Team for the Medieval & Renaissance Europe 300-1600 project, a £30 million redisplay of 10 galleries. He began his museum career in 1998 at the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, having worked as a teacher in secondary schools before that.
For 15 years, Joanna Orlik has been involved with the Małopolska Institute of Culture in Krakow, a self-governing cultural institute handling the development of the cultural sector in the Małopolska Voivodeship. She created the interdisciplinary quarterly Autoportret. Pismo o dobrej przestrzeni [Self-Portrait: A Magazine about Good Space] on spatial education, and ran it for five years. She has worked in programs to educate people in the culture industry, heading workshops and writing projects. In 2007 she defended her PhD at the Jagiellonian University Polish Studies Department on the significance of Polish culture for Polish-Russian relations in the 1960s. It is her personal conviction that there is much that can be done.
Verena Perko, writer and poet, archaeologist with doctorate in the field of Roman archeology, defended at the University of Ljubljana. She improved her professional knowledge at the ICOM summer schools of Masaryk University in Brno and with Paul Getty scholarship in USA museums and on East England University in Norwich. She studied museology on the University of Zagreb and accomplished with doctoral thesis with Prof. Tomislav Šola. She is museum curator and university teacher, one of initiators and founders of heritage doctoral studies at the University of Ljubljana. She is active member of several Slovenian and international professional and scientific associations.