Category: Events

ICOMOS-UK Statement on Black Lives Matter Protests

The recent killing of the African American George Floyd has inevitably sparked worldwide protests against racism. ICOMOS-UK is part of a global ICOMOS network extending to some 120 countries. As part of this international community we work alongside culturally diverse professionals and local people across the globe in a variety of social and economic settings. […]

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RTM SPOTLIGHT FRIDAY 22ND MAY 2020 CULTURAL TOURISM & THE SDGS

This year’s RTM spotlight focusses on the contribution that cultural tourism, whether associated with built heritage or intangible expressions of culture, can make as destinations seek to deliver the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This one-day conference for industry and academics is being run in partnership with the ICOMOS-UK Cultural Tourism Committee and will hear […]

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ICOMOS-UK STATEMENT ON THREATS TO CULTURAL HERITAGE IN IRAN FROM ARMED CONFLICT

The idea that cultural heritage in some way belongs to all of us underpins the work of ICOMOS and is the lodestone of the World Heritage Convention, 1972. The Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, 1954, forbids any act of hostility to cultural property and in the […]

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Perspectives on the Board Meeting in Buenos Aires

(Annual General Assembly 3-6 December 2018) This year, the ICOMOS Annual General Assembly and Advisory Committee took place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 4-8 December 2018, on the generous invitation of ICOMOS Argentina. Donald Hankey and Stephen Hughes, Vice-President ICOMOS-UK, attended and are now sharing their views on the event.  Please read extracts from their […]

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We’re now on EVENTBRITE

You can now book your tickets to our Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference Passing on Our Cultural Traditions to Future Generations on EVENTBRITE. Follow the link and reserve your place: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/passing-on-our-cultural-traditions-to-future-generations-tickets-56283747203?utm_term=eventurl_text 

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Exploring Intangible Cultural Heritage Report

Exploring Intangible Cultural Heritage in Museum Contexts: a pilot project Report NOW AVAILABLE. Email admin@icomos-uk.org for a pdf. The Report demonstrates the benefits of involving ICH practicing communities and artists as intermediaries between the diverse groups of bearers and cultural organisations, in order  to forge an equitable tripartite curation that might make collections and museum spaces alive […]

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