International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
Seminar on History of Built Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

Seminar on History of Built Heritage Conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean

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...

Digital colloquium: Managing and conserving contemporary art in Latin America and the Caribbean

Digital colloquium: Managing and conserving contemporary art in Latin America and the Caribbean

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: The call is open to professionals and institutions managing and conserving contemporary art collections. Participants will share their experiences and knowledge, learn about and discuss regional challenges and opportunities, and work together to brainstorm strategies and solutions. Organizers: ICCROM, Faculty of Arts and Humanities – Universidad de los Andes, Banco de la...

Strengthening dialogue and cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean

Strengthening dialogue and cooperation with Latin America and the Caribbean

As part of the series of regional information Member States meetings, 141 participants from 25 countries and partner institutions have taken part in ICCROM’s first virtual meeting for Latin America and the Caribbean which has taken place on April 28, 2022.

FRANÇOISE CHOAY

Françoise Choay takes centre stage in Conversaciones…

A pair of texts by the celebrated French architectural and urban historian and theorist prompt rich debate among the guest contributors to the tenth volume of this international peer-reviewed journal, themed around heritage, urbanization and the challenges of conservation.

Survey on New meanings and significance of sculptural heritage in public spaces: challenges for its preservation

Survey on New meanings and significance of sculptural heritage in public spaces: challenges for its preservation

The survey will be open until 21 February 2022. It aims to gather information on existing practices and policies on the conservation and management of open-door sculpture in public spaces, and how societal changes are challenging their perception, meanings and uses. If you are working on this topic, or are interesting in debating about this complex subject, please fill the survey.

Congreso sobre experiencias en gestión de riesgos para patrimonio cultural en Iberoaméric

Congress on experiences in risk management for cultural heritage in Ibero-America

The Ibero-American region has an important heritage with diverse and significant cultural expressions, ancestral cultures and subcultures, strong links between culture and nature, and rich reserves of traditional and indigenous knowledge. However, this heritage and its communities face serious risk factors, caused by social, political, economic and environmental factors, in particular climate...

Ibero-America, risk management for cultural heritage

Survey on Risk Management for Cultural Heritage in Ibero-America

In Ibero-America, risk management for cultural heritage is a field that requires attention since social and economic aspects have prevented its further development. The link between cultural heritage and society is evident and is reflected in the emotional and economic closeness it represents. This is why cultural heritage plays a determining role in the well-being of the population in times of...

Contemporary art collections in Latin America and the Caribbean

Survey reveals challenges and opportunities for contemporary art collections in Latin America and the Caribbean

The vibrant heritage of Latin America and the Caribbean includes diverse and prominent contemporary cultural expressions, World Heritage sites, ancient cultures and subcultures, strong links to the environment, and rich indigenous knowledge.

Online Congress on experiences in risk management for cultural heritage in Ibero-America

Online Congress on experiences in risk management for cultural heritage in Ibero-America

The Ibero-American region has an important heritage with diverse and significant cultural expressions, ancient cultures and subcultures, strong links between culture and nature, and rich reserves of traditional and indigenous knowledge. However, this heritage and its communities face serious threats caused by social, political, economic and environmental factors, in particular climate change.

Conversaciones... a multilingual journal on history and theory

Conversaciones... a multilingual journal on history and theory

Conversaciones... is an international peer-reviewed journal published twice a year, which promotes reflection and discussion on the history and theories of cultural heritage conservation. Though initially geared to a Spanish-speaking audience, the central texts and author contributions cover a broad variety of languages and regional representation.