Latest ICOMOS publications
Received in 2018 at ICOMOS Documentation centre
|ICOMOS International committee on Historic Towns and Villages (CIVVIH)
Urban Heritage and Sustainability. Avgerinou-Kolonias, Sofia (ed.), RII, Hae Un (ed.). ICOMOS CIVVIH, 2017. 356 p., illus., bibl.
|ICOMOS International / International Astronomy Union
Heritage sites of astronomy an archaeoastronomy in the context of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention. Thematic study No. 2. Ruggles, Clives (ed.). Bognor Regis, UK, Ocarina Books, 2017. 304 p., illus., bibl.
Cultural Heritages of Water: The cultural heritages of water in the Middle East and Maghreb / Les patrimoines culturels de l’eau : Les patrimoines culturels de l’eau au Moyen-Orient et au Maghreb. Thematic study / Étude thématique. Cotte, Michel (ed.). Charenton-le-Pont, France, ICOMOS International, 2018. 375 p., illus., bibl.
Modern Conservation No. 5. Šekaric, Branka (ed.). Belgrade, ICOMOS Serbia, 2017, 313 p., illus.
"The fifth issue of “Modern Conservation” contains five articles in the first chapter while the chapter on Conservation Practice consists of 12 papers (see attached Contents).
ISSN : 0726-6715
Books by ICOMOS members
Boris Dubovik, origin from Ukraine, first arrived to Tallinn in 1972 at the age of 17 and has worked with Tallinn Old Town since, starting as an ordinary worker, later researcher to the head of the Division of Heritage Protection of Tallinn. The book is the story on the heritage protection in Tallinn Old Town from the beginning of 20th century. Tallinn has very many unique protected monuments, but it has been also protected as a conservation area since 1966. in 1997 Tallinn was listed as WH Site as a well-preserved historic city with its medieval city structure and housing. The book is set up as a narrative and illustrated with many pictures to give the reader the understanding of the background of the decisions of heritage authorities and the interconnection of heritage protection with other trends and developments of the society. (description by © the author)
World Heritage and human rights : lessons from the Asia-Pacific and global arena. Larsen, Peter Bille (éd.). Londres, Routledge, 2018. 325 p., illus., maps. (Eng). Incl. bibl., index.
The World Heritage community is currently adopting policies to mainstream human rights as part of a wider sustainability agenda. This book provides both a review of World Heritage policy at the global level and case studies from Asia-Pacific (including Australia, South and Southeast Asia and China) of how human rights issues impact on both natural and cultural heritage sites and their management. (summary by © the editor)