Organizers: ICCROM, Universidade Federal da Bahía (Brazil) and Universidad de Playa Ancha (Chile)
The year 2022 marked the First Seminar on Seminar on History of Built Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean among researchers and specialists active in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru, with the support of ICCROM, Universidade Federal da Bahia (Brazil) and Universidad de Playa Ancha (Chile) were convened online along with more than 100 auditors, being able to initiate the development of a network on the state of Research on the History of Architectural Heritage in Latin America. This second Seminar brings together new researchers and specialists from Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and the Dominican Republic
The Research Group on History and Theory of Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean is an initiative of ICCROM, the Federal University of Bahia (UFBA) and the University of Playa Ancha (UPLA), which has the following objectives:
- To convene a permanent working group on the historical processes that have shaped the field of heritage conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean, as well as capacity building for movable and immovable heritage conservation.
- To develop a platform for the participants to meet to strengthen existing research links and promote new research through specific meetings and open seminars.
- To produce content and make it available for open exchange through publications and the media.
The invitation to the Second Seminar on History and Theory of Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean is the follow-up to an exchange activity. It will involve active researchers in Brazil, Cuba, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru, convened to develop the following:
- Present the Working Group and its extension to a regional network.
- Analyze the state of research on the history of architectural heritage in Latin America.
- Build and approve a work plan to give continuity to the network.
Conservation professionals interested in the history and theories of heritage conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean may participate in the seminar’s online sessions and this working group.
- José de Nordenflycht, Chile
- Nivaldo Andrade, Brazil
- Valerie Magar, ICCROM
- Yacy Ara Froner, Brazil
- Francisco Mamani, Chile
- Victoria Correa, Chile
- Ángela Rojas, Cuba
- Alfonso Ortiz, Ecuador
- José María Magaña, Guatemala
- Gabriela Peñuelas Guerrero, Mexico
- Francisco Vidargas, Mexico
- Silvia Rey Méndez, Paraguay
- Esteban Prieto Vicioso, Dominican Republic