The Conference is to be held in the University’s Canalside West Building, Ground Floor, in the rooms surrounding our lecture theatre CWS/10. Maps are available at the following link: (http://cirpcat2012/gethere.html)

About Yorkshire

Yorkshire is the largest historic county of Great Britain. The county is known - by residents and expatriates alike - as "God's Own County".Yorkshire offers a fantastic array of places to see and historical, cultural and sporting sites and venues to visit.

Top Attractions in Yorkshire

The National Railway Museum is Britain's largest repository of historic railway material and includes locomotives dating as far back as 1829. The collection began when British Railways inherited the collections of previous railway companies in 1948. British Rail went on to expand them during the 1960's. In 1975, the National Railway Museum, housed in a different building at the time, inherited British Rail's collection and continued to develop it. All areas of railway history are covered in the three exhibition halls.(more...)


York Minster - As the largest medieval gothic cathedral in northern Europe, and a treasure house of 800 years of stained glass, York Minster is a focal point for visitors to the city. Visit the Undercroft, Treasury and Crypts and take the new highly acclaimed audio tour to discover 2000 years of history, where you can explore the remains of the Roman basilica, the rich collection of treasures from the tombs of the archbishops, and the atmospheric crypts. Climb the 275 steps of the central tower for York's finest viewpoint!(more...)


Castle Howard - the 3rd Earl of Carlisle. The Earl was responsible for the extravagant baroque estate of Castle Howard, where the trademark dome stands fully 80 feet above the opulent mansion begun by Sir John Vanbrugh in 1699. The interior of Castle Howard is every bit as impressive as the exterior, and is filled to overflowing with superb fine art, furniture, sculpture, and porcelain collections. (more...)


The Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate is an 800-acre World Heritage Site in the care of the National Trust. It includes the remains of the largest Cistercian abbey in Britain, founded by Cistercian monks in 1132, a monastic watermill, Elizabethan Fountains Hall, St Mary's Gothic church designed by William Burges and a 400-acre deer park. John Aislabie created the water garden, his son, William, created the 'natural' landscaped gardens. (more...)



Important Deadlines

Abstract submission
21st Sept, 2011
Acceptance notification
24th Oct, 2011
Paper submission
3nd Jan, 2012
Final Paper due deadline
19th Feb, 2012