The Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage and Global Change (JPI CH) has announced a series of new funding opportunity for transnational proposals – ‘The Conservation, Protection and Use’ call – to ‘support research into strategies, methodologies and tools to safeguard and use the physical components of our cultural heritage’, closing 3 September 2019, and with 4 main topic areas:
- Analysing and modelling change
- Sustainable protection and enhancement of values
- Management of cultural heritage at risk
- Layered conservation.
JPI CH writes:
The Conservation, Protection and Use call will support research into strategies, methodologies and tools to safeguard and use the physical components of our cultural heritage. It invites research projects that take a global approach to preserving Europe’s heritage and which result in a better understanding of our history, traditions and culture, of our individual and collective identities, and ultimately of our well-being.
Each project consortium must comprise at least three research teams, each from a different country participating in the JPI CH Conservation, Protection and Use Call and based in an eligible institution. The maximum number of research teams in a project is five.
Only beneficiaries located in the countries participating in the JPI CH Conservation, Protection and Use Call and eligible for the funding organization specified are eligible to apply, irrespective of their nationality.
The countries participating in this call are : Belarus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France , Italy , Latvia , Norway , Poland, Portugal , Spain , The Netherlands, The United Kingdom.
The call will include four main topics:
- Topic one: Analysing and modelling change
- Topic two: Sustainable protection and enhancement of values
- Topic three: Management of cultural heritage at risk
- Topic four: Layered conservation
The deadline for submission of proposals is 3rd September 2019, 16:00 CEST.