Since it is now generally expected that the Corona virus will not fully disappear before the summer, and that there is a danger of a second wave after the summer holidays, it was decided to postpone all EFAITH meetings as far as possible until 2021. We cannot run the risk that one of our meetings has to be cancelled at the last minute or that participants do not (yet) dare to book travel and hotels.

New dates will be announced as soon as one knows how things will evolve
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June 12th - June 14th 2020

we are now looking for a weekend in APRIL 2021
to celebrate 20 years of EFAITH

The weekend will be organized
in and near KORTRIJK and HARELBEKE (Belgium)
in the so-called 'Flax Valley'

Le week-end sera organisé dans la région de Courtrai et Harelbeke (Belgique)
dans la Vallée du Lin

theme of the meeting will be
"The place and role of volunteers, associations and private companies
for the saving and interpretation of industrial and technical heritage”

(" La place et le rôle des bénévoles, des associations et des entreprises privées
pour la sauvegarde, l'interprétation et la mise-en-valeur du patrimoine industriel et technique

and we are looking for key note speakers

side themes to be discussed:
* evaluating the position of the industrial heritage during 21st century
* cross-boder co-operation between volunteers and voluntary associations in Europe
* the role of volunteers and associations for the development of industrial heritage tourism

* INDUSTRIANA and the border-crossing presentation of industrial heritage sites
* ...


Call-for-papers open
contact us if you want to present a paper


The Lys river at Kortrijk