Conference 2014 Update and Call for Papers

We are pleased to provide an update on the 2014 ICOM NATHIST Conference in Croatia 11-16 October, hosted by Muzeji Hrvatskog Zagorja. The Croatian Museums of Zagorje combines five museums in the area of Krapina-Zagorje county with headquarters in Upper Stubica. These museums include the Museum of the Krapina Neanderthal, our main hosts.

Conference theme

The future of natural history museums: relevance, balance and innovation

Keynote Speaker

Frank HowarthFrank Howarth, formerly Director of the Australian Museum in Sydney, former Chair of ICOM Australia and current Chair of Museums Australia, will share his perspective on the future of natural history museums.

Call for Papers

To submit a paper, please download this abstract form and send it directly to Dr. Isabel Landim,

To download a form, click on this link: ICOM NATHIST Abstract Submission 2014


We will be posting registration information as soon as possible, and a special e-News will be sent to you as soon as we have the final details. Please direct any specific queries to Eric Dorfman, President ICOM NATHSIT