Call for applications - Thinking and planning the future in heritage management

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. 

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ICOMOS Europe Group releases Symposium proceedings on Neighborhood conflicts and neighborhoods co-operations in Europe

ICOMOS Borders Scientific symposium Berlin June2017 Page 001This e-publication contains the proceedings of the Scientific symposium that was held on the occasion of the annual meeting of the ICOMOS Europe Group (Berlin, 3–6 June 2017). The report presents neighborhood conflicts and co-operations in Europe with 15 examples of shared War Heritage (from boundary stones to the Green belt and the Iron curtain) and trans-boundary cooperation projects in many fields such as comparative studies, monument restructuring, and conservation of rural and biological areas. It also includes a section about the creation of a European Heritage label Network to commemorate the European history heritage.

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New bibliography: Conservation of intangible heritage

COUV Biblio Intangible Heritage 2018

To quote from the text of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, "the 'intangible cultural heritage' means the practices, representations, expressions, knowledge, skills – as well as the instruments, objects, artefacts and cultural spaces associated therewith – that communities, groups and, in some cases, individuals recognize as part of their cultural heritage."
How are tangible and intangible cultural heritages interconnected? Why is the conservation of intangible heritage an integral part of the conservation of monuments and sites?

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New bibliography : Modern Architecture in the World Heritage List

Biblio Modernism WH Couv

The Modern Movement, also referred to as Modern Architecture or Modernism, is a movement involving conceptualizations of architecture after the First World War. Its main steps are based on functionalism and rationalism.

This bibliography refers to documents and books available at the ICOMOS Documentation Center. It does not claim to be an exhaustive bibliography of the scientific literature on modernism in the World Heritage List. All these references can be consulted or scanned within the limits of the copyright law. See our conditions.

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