APHP Conference 2019: Reconnecting Heritage - unpacking heritage dissonance

Call for Papers

The Association of Professional Heritage Practitioners would like to invite you to submit
abstracts for papers to be presented at our first APHP Conference.

We encourage the submission of papers that will communicate and share:

- Lessons learned within the overarching theme of the conference
- Challenges experienced in “Reconnecting Heritage”
- Critiques in existing heritage management practice

Dates: 5 to 7 April 2019
Location: District Six Homecoming Centre, Buitenkant Street, Cape Town
Cost: To be Determined

15th Annual General Meeting of APHP

APHP held its AGM on Wednesday, 30th May 2018.

Revisions to the accreditation guidelines for membership accreditation was tabled and approved (please see attached) as well as a proposed Conference for 2019 themed: Decolonising Western Cape Heritage

The 2018/2019 Executive Committee:

Jenna Lavin (Chairperson)

Emmylou Bailey (Vice- Chairperson)

Louise van Riet (Treasurer)

Ursula Rigby

Mike Scurr

2017/18 APHP Executive Committee

The new Executive of APHP are as follows:

Jenna Lavin (Chair)
Emmylou Bailey (Vice-Chair)
Louise van Riet (Treasurer)
Mike Scurr
Ursula Rigby
Stefan de Kock
Melanie Attwell
Muneerah Karriem (co-opted as Secretary)

Attached the AGM minutes and financial statements.

Adoption of Constitutional Amendment

Attached, the revised Constitution which includes the amendment adopted in August 2016. This amendment allows for Associate membership of the Association.

Please refer to Section 3.3 of the Constitution for the said amendment.

APHP Professionalisation - Expression of Interest

APHP is embarking on the next stage in our development as a profession and towards formal recognition and certification. The Exco recognises that, in order to move forward confidently, it is necessary to engage someone, a 'Champion', to drive this process in a focused and continuing manner.

Please see attached for further information.

If interested please take note of the 15 May 2016 deadline and/or help spread the word!

DEA&DP/HWC Operational Agreement for the co-ordination of Environmental Impact Assessments (EIAs) and Heritage Impact Assessments (HIAs)

On 5 April 2016, APHP hosted a workshop in this regard. A presentation was made by Gerhard Gerber (DEA&DP) and Jenna Lavin (HWC). A copy of this presentation, together with the Operational Agreement and Gantt Charts which outline the integrated process to be followed is attached.

Adoption of Constitutional Amendment

Attached, the revised Constitution which includes the amendment adopted in November 2015. This amendment allows for Institutional membership of the Association.

Please refer to Section 3.4 of the Constitution for the said amendment.

Heritage Inventories Panel Discussion

On the 22nd September 2015 APHP hosted a Heritage Inventories Panel Discussion.

Attached, a summary of the presentation: Taking Stock - Heritage Inventories and Heritage Decision Making

Report: Conference on Professionalisation

On 20 and 21 March 2015, APHP hosted a conference/workshop on the PROFESSIONALISATION OF HERITAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

The notes of APHP Exco Members as well as copies of the presentations given at the conference/workshop are available for download below.

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