Cultural Heritage

Expo showcases damage to heritage

<b>New Delhi:</b> Humans cause more damage to tangible cultural heritage than any other factor such as nature or environment, an exhibition on preventive …

Mona Lisa

Creative Industries Support Programme | United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization

The Creative Industries Support Programme (CISP) is designed to preserve and promote Cambodia’s cultural heritage with a strong focus on Cambodian …

Conservation

My opening remarks for MCG's Museums+Tech 2017

My notes introducing the theme of the Museums Computer Group’s 2017 conference and a call to action for people working in cultural heritage …

George Eliot

RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage - Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of <i>RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage</i> is now freely available online. Visit the <i>RBM</i> website for …

Books

The Messaging App Fueling Syria's Insurgency

Sellers advertised vehicles for sale, from small drones to armored vehicles like a T-55 tank and a BMP infantry fighting vehicle. (Foreign Policy …

War

OIC Says Ready to Cooperate with UNESCO on Protecting Cultural Heritage

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) expressed on Monday its readiness to cooperate with UNESCO in combating intentional destruction and …

Middle East

Singapore looking to ratify Unesco cultural heritage convention: Grace Fu

PARIS - To protect its unique cultural heritage, Singapore is looking into ratifying a 2003 convention by the United Nations Educational, Scientific …

Singapore

9 of the World's Best UNESCO Heritage Designations

The Colosseum still stands in Rome. We can see it, touch it, tour it. But the only way the traditional craftsmanship of violin-making has survived in …

Travel

Can a CEO's cultural heritage affect corporate performance?

Do the cultural values we inherit from our ancestors affect our decision-making in the present time? A study of US banking CEOs, led by academics at …

Wells Fargo

Cultural Heritage: Assessment: Europeana Publishes “Impact Playbook: For Museums, Libraries, Archives and Galleries”

From Europeana:Do you need to demonstrate the impact of your work? Are you curious to know what effect it has on people’s lives, and how the daily …

Remains indicate East-West exchange in ancient times

A Korea-Mongolia joint archaeological dig has uncovered the mummified remains of a Chinese man in the Altai Mountains, seemingly indicating ample …

Archaeology

Assistant Professor

Posting Details<p>Position Number:<p>106091<p>Title:<p>Assistant Professor<p>Functional Title:<p>Assistant Professor<p>Category Status:<p>02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On …

University of Maryland

Museums Are Angry About Trump’s Withdrawal From UNESCO—But What Does It Really Mean?

Politics<p>Experts say museums will not experience major upheaval, but they do fear that the Trump administration's decision will diminish UNESCO's …

The US withdrew from UNESCO because it’s “anti-Israel.” Now Israel is leaving, too

<i>This item has been updated to reflect Israel’s announcement that it, too, is leaving UNESCO.</i><p>Of all the United Nations bodies, UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) might be the hardest to dislike. Founded in 1946, it aims “to contribute to the building of peace, …

Israel

Remembering Atiqa Bano, Who Dedicated Her Life to Preserving Kashmir’s Cultural Heritage

The curator of Kashmir’s sole private museum wanted the current generation to witness, experience and relate to their past through the rich history …

Museums

Why Egypt should lead UNESCO - Opinion

The time to choose a new director-general for the UN cultural organisation UNESCO is coming soon. This is a very important decision, and I would like …

Egypt

Competition Wants You to Turn Cultural Heritage Into GIFs

The latest round of “GIF It Up” seeks the best GIFs made from public domain prints, photos, paintings and more<p>Comment on this Story

Libraries

Beijing unveils vision for ‘downsized’, liveable city with cleaner air

Beijing is to be “downsized” and its population capped as the government tries to turn China’s sprawling, overcrowded capital into a liveable, …

News (China)

Museum Of Polish Jewry Cited For Promoting Cultural Heritage

WARSAW, Poland (JTA) — The Jewish cultural heritage educational project led by the Polin Museum of the History of Polish Jews was one of the …

Museums

Check Out These Stunning Photographs of a Tibetan Horseback Sport

Tibet

The Battle to Protect Sydney’s Brutalist Buildings

Ugly is the new pretty. On Instagram, niche accounts have popped up documenting photographs of mattresses abandoned in suburban streets and …

Architecture

Heritage in Danger: Emergency Safeguarding of the Syrian Cultural Heritage

The UNESCO Liaison Office in Brussels organized a follow up event ‘Heritage in Danger: UNESCO actions in Syria’. The event was an occasion to discuss …

Unesco

iSchool faculty release white paper on preserving intangible cultural heritage

The field of library and information science (LIS) has a long history of research on the preservation of materials in libraries and archives. …

Archives

Ellis Short - Stop insulting Sunderland’s proud cultural heritage

Slogans and mottos are all well and good, but some can see an ulterior motive to the well-seeming antics of the club. Just how stupid do they think we are?<p>Our future is rooted in our history, is it? Pah. Our future and our history couldn’t be more distinct. We actually had a sense of pride and …

Sunderland AFC

Tourism summit plans a better future for all

CHENGDU, the capital of Sichuan Province in the southwestern China and often referred to as the panda hometown, is bracing itself for the 22nd United …

News (China)

siba sahabi translates her cultural heritage through pyramid-shaped photographic sculptures

<b>critically acclaimed artist siba sahabi translates cultural heritage into contemporary design through an interpretation of both historical forms and</b> …

Photography

Wikimedia needs your photographs to build pictorial archive of Australia's cultural heritage

Australia has for the first time been included in the Wikimedia Foundation's annual photography competition that seeks images for its online …

Australian News

Art Expo Beijing gathers different types of art[1]

A piece on display at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing on August 31. [Photo/VCG]<p>A total of 100 galleries and art institutions …

News (China)

Augmented Brickwork Public Railway Passage Tilburg

Together with Bright, Civic Architects designed an award-winning sequence of spaces which seamlessly tie together architecture, public space, cultural heritage and traffic space. A specifically designed and produced glass brick façade creates a familiar but surprisingly striking effect.

Architecture

Reviving the ancient clay cats of Gaoting

MORE than 1,000 years ago, farmers in present-day Gaoting Hill in Yuhang District all lived on growing mulberry trees, breeding silkworms and weaving …

News (China)