Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures

April 18, 2017

Training Course on Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region 2017: Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures

Wooden structures in JapanDates: 29 August – 28 September 2017

Place: Cultural Heritage Protection Cooperation Office, Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO [Nara Pref. Nara General Office, 757 Horen-cho, Nara, Japan] and related research institutions.

Organizers (Tentative)

This course is jointly organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan (Bunkacho); Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU); International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM); and National Research Institute for Cultural Properties [Tokyo and Nara].  Further joint organizers collaborating on the course are the Japanese Association for Conservation of Architectural Monuments (JACAM), Japan Consortium for International Cooperation in Cultural Heritage (JCIC-Heritage) under the auspices of Japanese National Commission for UNESCO, Nara Prefectural Government, and Nara City Government.

Background

In the Asia and the Pacific region there are various forms of cultural heritage, including wooden structures, which are of great value from a global point of view. In order to safeguard this important cultural heritage for future generations, it is necessary for heritage professionals to carry out proper investigation, analysis and preservation. ACCU Nara Office, in partnership with ICCROM and Bunkacho has been organizing training courses since 2000 on this topic, with a view to building the capacities of professionals who have been involved in cultural heritage protection in the Asia and the Pacific region. This training course aims to provide participants with the latest methods and techniques for investigation, preservation, restoration and management of wooden structures. Continue reading…


Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region

April 15, 2016

COURSE ANNOUNCEMENT

Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains

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Dates: 30 August – 29 September 2016

Place: Nara, Japan

Organizers

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Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region 2015

September 28, 2015

Group photo, ACCU 2015The course on ‘Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region 2015: Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures’, was launched on 1 September at the ACCU Cultural Heritage Protection Cooperation Office in Nara, Japan and will continue until 1 October 2015.

 

This course is jointly (biannually) organized by the Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan (Bunkacho); the Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU); ICCROM; and the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties (Tokyo and Nara), in cooperation with the Japanese Association for Conservation of Architectural Monuments (JACAM); the Japan Consortium for International Cooperation in Cultural Heritage (JCIC-Heritage); the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO; the Nara Prefecture Government; and the Nara Municipal Government.

15 participants from 15 countries within the Asia-Pacific Region are participating in the course.

Member States represented: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, India, Lao P.D.R., Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines,  Viet Nam, and Japan

Non-Member States: Bhutan, Fiji, Indonesia, Samoa and Uzbekistan


Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures

April 27, 2015

Course Announcement

Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia – Pacific Region 2015: Preservation and Restoration of wooden structures

Training course on Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region: Preservation and Restoration of Wooden Structures.Dates: 1 September – 1 October 2015

Place: Cultural Heritage Protection Cooperation Office, Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (Nara Pref. Nara Branch Office, 757 Horen-cho, Nara, Japan) and related research institutions, etc

Organizers (tentative)
This course is jointly organised by Agency for Cultural Affairs, Japan (Bunkacho); the Asia-Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO (ACCU); ICCROM; and the National Research Institute for Cultural Properties [Tokyo and Nara], in cooperation with Japanese Association for Conservation of Architectural Monuments (JACAM); Japan Consortium for International Cooperation in Cultural Heritage (JCIC-Heritage); Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; the Japanese National Commission for UNESCO; Nara Prefectural Government; and Nara Municipal Government.

Background
In Asia and the Pacific region, there are various forms of cultural heritage including those made of wooden structures which are of great value from a global point of view. In order to safeguard this important cultural heritage for future generations, it is necessary to train heritage professionals for proper investigation, analysis and preservation. ACCU Nara Office in partnership with ICCROM and Bunkacho has been organizing courses since 2000 on this topic with a view of building the capacities of professionals who have been working on cultural heritage protection in the region. This course aims to provide participants with the latest methods and techniques for investigation, analysis, preservation, restoration and management of wooden structures. Continue reading…


Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region

September 19, 2014

The course, Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region: Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains, was launched on 2 September in Nara, Japan and will continue until 3 October 2014.

Group photo of participants of the course

The month-long course is organized by ACCU Nara, in partnership with ICCROM and the Japanese Agency for Cultural Affairs. Since 2000, the course has been held on alternating years with the aim of building the capacities of professionals who have been working on cultural heritage protection in the region. This course is focused on investigation, conservation and management of archaeological sites and remains and seeks to provide participants with the latest methodologies and technologies. Continue reading…


Cultural Heritage Protection in the Asia-Pacific Region

May 9, 2014

Course Announcement

Research, Analysis and Preservation of Archaeological Sites and Remains

Archaeological remains (ceramics) from Nara Japan

Dates: 2 September – 3 October 2014

Place: Nara, Japan

Organizers