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 Seminar on History and Theory of Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean is the first activity to promote exchange of ideas. It will involve active researchers in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico 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.
- Nivaldo Andrade, Brazil
- Juanita Barbosa Gómez, Colombia
- Renata Cabral, Brazil
- Pablo Cuevas, Chile
- José de Nordenflycht, Chile
- Carla García, Argentina
- José Carlos Hayakawa, Peru
- Gabriela Lee, Mexico
- Haydee López, Mexico
- Yolanda Madrid, Mexico
- Valerie Magar, ICCROM
- Elvira Pérez, Chile