Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties
ICCROM (International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property)
International Summer School 2017
Successful interdisciplinary collaboration is essential for meaningful conservation actions. A shared understanding of core principles of the diverse fields involved is the basis on which such collaboration is built.
Conservation education programmes and professional development activities are under pressure to teach more in less time. The course aims to explore the potential of new didactic approaches to learning about conservation and science. Continue reading…
Location: Kizhi Island (11 days) and Petrozavodsk (10 days), Republic of Karelia, Russian Federation
Dates: 2-19 May 2017
Place: Volubilis, Morocco
Dates: 4 – 27 October 2016
Place: ICCROM-ATHAR Regional Conservation Centre in Sharjah, UAE
Background and Aims
In response to political upheavals and the subsequent need for emergency preparedness in the Arab region, ICCROM-ATHAR offers this course on “Risk Management of Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis.” It is designed for heritage and other relevant professionals in the Arab region, and provides tools that support risk management before, during, and after a crisis.
The course is based on the achievements, success and experiences acquired in a series of international courses on “First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis” developed by ICCROM since 2010, first with emphasis on conflict situations and then addressing other types of complex emergencies.
Course on Promoting People-Centred Approaches: Engaging Communities in the Conservation of Nature and Culture
Dates: 4 – 13 October 2016
Place: Lake Ohrid region (Albania/Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)
This course is aimed primarily at Albanian and Macedonian experts from partner institutions working on the UNESCO-EU project “Towards strengthened governance of the shared transboundary natural and cultural heritage of the Lake Ohrid region” funded by the European Union and the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Albania. However, the opportunity is also provided to participants in the region who demonstrate that they are in the process of engaging communities in heritage management and that they wish to share their experience and strengthen their approaches. The course follows the model of the first course on ‘Promoting People-Centred Approaches: Engaging Communities in the Conservation of Nature and Culture’ implemented in October 2015.
Conserving Textiles and Costumes in Southeast Asian Collections
Dates: 24 October – 11 November 2016
Place: Antigua, Guatemala
Textiles and costumes are a vibrant part of the heritage collections in Southeast Asia. They attest to sophisticated traditional knowledge systems and complex worldwide trade relations, and have been intimately linked to issues of identity through time. Both historical collections and living heritage communities are custodians of ethnic, religious, military, historic and other collections of textiles and costumes. A shared understanding of material characteristics, manufacturing techniques, design elements, past and current uses, and accompanying social practices are the basis of sound conservation strategies. Continue reading…
Dates: 10 – 22 October 2016
Place: Archaeological Site of Chicanná, Campeche, Mexico
In 2010, an agreement was signed by ICCROM and INAH for collaboration in the LATAM Programme for conservation of cultural heritage in Latin America and the Caribbean. Within this context, a series of activities have been carried out, focusing on stone heritage conservation. Continue reading…
Dates: 9 to 25 November 2016
Place: Mexico City, Mexico
Dates: 30 August – 29 September 2016
Place: Nara, Japan
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