AIMA Meetings

Traditions-Change-Sustainable Future: AIMA’s 2017 Conference

The National Agricultural Museum of Estonia is pleased to announce the Call for Papers and information about CIMA XVIII – the 18th conference of the International Association of Agricultural Museums (AIMA). Save the dates: 9-13 May 2017; with an optional tour on 14-15 May). Plan to participate: propose a workshop, paper or panel, or join conversations around themes of interest to anyone involved with agricultural museums. These topics include:

  • Sustainable agriculture – past and future
  • Museum education and research
  • Digital media and IT in museums
  • Bread and traditional food
  • Fibre plants
  • Conservation and restoration (incl heritage engineering in agriculture)
  • Living animals in museums
  • Agriculture and rural life in art

Travel with colleagues on the optional tour following papers and site visits.

For the Call for Papers and information on tours, see the website dedicated to CIMA XVIII.

 

PROCEEDINGs CIMA

Copies of CIMA XVII Proceedings (held November 2014 in Marseilles, France) (Mucem_Sommaire, 242 pages, colours) are available for the price of 19 euros each + shipping (from France). Upon ordering, please kindly indicate shipping & billing information with your request   .

AFMA 15 rue de la Convention 75015 Paris France .contact@afma.asso.fr

Des exemplaires CIMA XVII Actes Couverture – Marseilles, France, 2014 (Mucem_Sommaire 242 pages, couleurs ) sont disponibles au prix de 19 euros (plus port spécifique) depuis la France. Vous pouvez nous demander une facture proforma pour effectuer ensuite le paiement. Merci de nous préciser les adresses exactes  d’envoi des actes et de facturation.

AFMA 15 rue de la Convention 75015 Paris France .contact@afma.asso.fr

 

AIMA Praesidium Meeting Agenda, 2-5 July 2015

The executive committee of the International Association of Agricultural Museums (AIMA) will meet July 2-5, 2015 at the Museum of English Rural Life, University of Reading, in Reading, England. The meeting will include formal AIMA business but also conversations about the meaning of rural history and the strategies that museums take to keep rural and agricultural history collections and interpretation vibrant and meaningful. Representatives of the Rural Museums Network will join the AIMA board members to discuss strategies on July 3 (Friday) and AIMA members will tour the Chiltern Open-Air Museum on July 5 (Sunday). For information see the invitation and agenda, at http://www.AgriculturalMuseums.org
The full address is: https://agriculturalmuseums.org/governance/minutes-executive-committee-praesidium-meetings/

AIMA to MERL

The AIMA Board members will meet at the Museum of English Rural Life in Reading, England (July 2-6, 2015). The gathering expects to review the Strategic Plan for 2015-2018, prepare for the next annual board meeting, in conjunction with the Animals in Agricultural Museums conference at the Polish National Agricultural Museum near Szreniawa, Poland, and begin planning for the 18th Congress in Estonia in 2017.