ICOMOS is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites.
How do we perceive the future? Which future do heritage professionals work for? What heritage will be needed in the future (and how do we know)? How can we build capacity in future thinking among heritage professionals worldwide?
This is a call for applications to participate in the ICOMOS University Forum Workshop "Thinking and planning the future in heritage management" that will take place in Amsterdam, Netherlands, the 11-14 June 2019. The deadline for applications is 8 February 2019.
The workshop is organized by the UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures at Linnaeus University, Sweden, and the School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, in collaboration with ICOMOS International and ICOMOS Netherlands.
ICOMOS is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the UNESCO-Greece Melina Mercouri International Prize 2019 for the Safeguarding and Management of Cultural Landscapes.
ICOMOS Argentina and the ICOMOS IFLA International Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes (ISC CL) hosted a very successful Symposium at Mendoza, Argentina from December 9 to 15. A wealth of presentations by ISC CL members and many colleagues from the region offered insights and future directions for the identification, protection and management of cultural landscapes of the urban, peri-urban and rural zones.
The International Scientific Committee on Twentieth Century Heritage (ISC20C) has released an International Heritage Alert regarding the threatened demolition of the Viking Ship Hall in Roskilde, Denmark.
Vikingeskibshallen (The Viking Ship Hall) is a masterwork of modern Danish architecture. It is a unique structure that creatively integrates museum, setting and archaeology in a way that transcends historic definitions. The Viking Ship Hall was built in 1967-68 and was the first late modern building to be listed for protection in Denmark in 1998.
US/ICOMOS is pleased to announce the call for applications for participants and hosts in the 2019 International Exchange Program (IEP).
US/ICOMOS is seeking graduate students and young professionals (1-3 years of experience) specialized in historic preservation and heritage conservation to participate in the 2019 Summer IEP.
Members of the International Council for Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) met recently in Buenos Aires; Argentina. In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, ICOMOS adopted the Buenos Aires Declaration entrenching Human Rights into cultural heritage activities (available in French, English and Spanish).
- Heritage Alert: Pont des Trous – Tournai, Belgium
- Call for Comments on 'Cherishing heritage. Quality principles for interventions on cultural heritage'
- 2018 Annual General Assembly: Working Documents
- 2018 Annual General Assembly – Buenos Aires, Argentina – Website now available