Link Campus University and Stirling University

July 13, 2017

Prof Vincenzo Scotti, Prof Richard OramOn 12 July, Prof Vincenzo Scotti of the Università degli Studi Link Campus University, Rome, brought a delegation to visit ICCROM that included Prof Richard Oram, Dean of Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Stirling University, UK, and other colleagues from Italy and Malta.

They were welcomed by the Director-General, Prof Stefano De Caro, and by Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services.  They also visited the 2017 Summer School in course at ICCROM, guided by Katriina Similä, Project Manager, Collections Unit.

Member States represented – Italy, Malta, United Kingdom


Gyeonggi Provincial Government

July 5, 2017

Gyeonggi Provincial GovernmentOn 5 July, a delegation headed by Dr Lee Jae Bok from the Cultural Heritage Division, Gyeonggi Provincial Government, Republic of Korea, visited ICCROM.

They were welcomed by Katriina Similä, Project Manager, Collections Unit and by Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services.

Member State represented – Republic of Korea


Myanmar-Italy bilateral meeting and seminar

June 22, 2017

Myanmar-Italy bilateral meeting and seminarOn 21 June, ICCROM hosted a bilateral meeting between Italy and Myanmar and a seminar on “Integrated Conservation of Urban Heritage and Inclusive and Intelligent Cities: possible synergies between Italy and Myanmar, the Yangon Laboratory,” in the presence of the Prime Minister of the Yangon Region, Mr U Phyo Min Thein, and under the auspices of the Associazione ITALIA-BIRMANIA.INSIEME with the participation of the Faculty of Architecture, La Sapienza University of Rome and other guests.

Stefano De Caro, ICCROM’s Director-General, addressed the seminar, attended by Aparna Tandon, Project Manager, Collections Unit; Gamini Wijesurya, Project Manager, Sites Unit; Joseph King, Sites Unit Director; and Maria Teresa Iaquinta, Liaison Officer (Co-operation with Italy).

Member States represented: Italy and Myanmar


GyeongGi Cultural Foundation, Seoul

June 20, 2017

visit of Mr Hyunuk Park - Republic of KoreaOn 20 June, ICCROM received the visit of Mr Hyunuk Park, Researcher, Bukhansanseong Cultural Business Division, GyeongGi Cultural Foundation and his team working on the conservation of the Bukhansanseong Fortress in Seoul.

They were greeted by Stefano De Caro, ICCROM’s Director-General; Joseph King, Sites Unit Director; and Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services.

Member State represented – Republic of Korea


ARCHNET

June 8, 2017

Dr Sharon C Smith, Program Head, Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) visited ICCROMOn 7 June, ICCROM received the visit of Dr Sharon C Smith, Program Head, Aga Khan Documentation Center at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

In attendance: Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services, and Chadi Abi Faraj, Communications Officer, Web.

Member State represented: United States


Embassy of Hungary

May 31, 2017

visit of Krisztina Lakos and Orsolya Katalin Szabó from the Embassy of HungaryOn 31 May, the Director-General received the visit of the Chargé d’Affaires a.i. of the Embassy of Hungary, Ms Krisztina Lakos and Orsolya Katalin Szabó, Press Office, Embassy of Hungary.


Ezra B. W. Zubrow, University at Buffalo

May 17, 2017

Ezra B. W. Zubrow, University at BuffaloOn 17 May, the Director-General received the visit of Ezra B. W. Zubrow, Professor of Anthropology, University at Buffalo & Toronto.

Member States represented: Canada and United States


Kizhi Open Air Museum

May 11, 2017

Visit of a Khizi delegation at ICCROMOn 11 May, the Director-General received a delegation from the Kizhi Open Air Museum in Karelia, Russian Federation, led by the museum’s director, Dr Elena Bogdanova.

Visit of a Khizi delegation at ICCROMIn attendance: Sophy Janowski, Chief Management Officer; Joseph King, Sites Unit Director, and Paul Arenson, Manager, Knowledge and Communication Services.

Member State represented: Russian Federation


Corpo Nazionale dei Vigili del Fuoco

Representatives of the Corpo Nazionale Vigili del Fuoco visited ICCROMOn 10 May the Director-General received the visit of the Head of the Corpo Nazionale dei Vigili del Fuoco, Ing. Gioacchino Giomi and of Geom. Luca Michelino, and Ing. Stefano Marsella.

Member State represented: Italy