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2) New Editor for Historic Environment
Heritage Conference website now up and running
4) One day conference on
the Victorian Barn
5) Australian Map Circle Conference
Draft for an International Charter on Cultural Routes of ICOMOS
UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation
8) CIPA 2007 Symposium in Athens
9) Call for Papers: Special
Issue of the IJAC
10) Position Vacant: Heritage Council Of WA Senior
Conservation Officer (Development)
11) Position Vacant: Heritage
Consultant (f/t or p/t maternity leave replacement)
you have any AI archives in your garage or cellar - now is the time to
1) Australia ICOMOS archives
As members of the Executive Committee will be in Melbourne to
attend the EC meeting, they are taking the opportunity to hold a working bee on
the AI archives. If anyone still has records which should be included in
the official archives, could you please arrange for them to be forwarded to the
secretariat for the working bee on 9 Feb?
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Australia ICOMOS is pleased to announce that
Dr. Tim Winter, formerly of the University of Singapore and now based in Sydney,
has been appointed as the new General Editor of Historic Environment.
2) New Editor for Historic
The search for a replacement for Dr. Aedeen Cremin, who is stepping down
after a 6-year stint in the job, was a challenging task for the Executive
Committee. Dr. Winter is a CHASS Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Sydney
researching tourism and heritage in Asia, he and was the convenor of the Of
Asian Origin’: Rethinking Tourism in Contemporary Asia conference hosted by the
University of Singapore in September 2006. Working in Cambodia has led him to
develop a strong interest in understanding the simultaneous and often
contradictory challenges that emerge around heritage and tourism within
societies recovering from periods of violent conflict, such as those around
Angkor, and he is now looking at such issues within the context of urban
heritage in Kashmir.
already contributed an important paper on Angkor Wat which was published in a
recent volume of Historic Environment. Tim is interested in receiving papers for
possible publication in Historic Environment, particularly for the general
non-conference issue planned for the second half of 2007, and he can be
contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org.
In other news
the former Book Review Editor Linda Young in 2006 announced that she is unable
to continue in the role due to other commitments. Fortunately long standing
Australia ICOMOS member Marilyn Truscott has volunteered to take on the job and
has been duly appointed. The Executive Committee and members of Australia ICOMOS
acknowledge the very significant contribution made by both Aedeen and Linda to
making Historic Environment the quality journal it is today, and thank
them for their commitment and generosity.
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3) Extreme Heritage: Conference
Website now up and
Check out the
conference website for the latest on the Australia ICOMOS 2007 Conference to be
will be held in Cairns, Tropical North Queensland in conjunction with James Cook
University from the 19th -21st July 2007
Heritage: managing heritage in the face of climactic extremes, natural disasters
and military conflicts in tropical, desert, polar and off-world
landscapes; will provide the perfect forum to bring together researchers
and practitioners grappling with some of the most topical issues in heritage
today. Sessions already proposed include
world heritage: the heritage of space exploration
People, climate change and heritage
Heritage and Identity
disaster and risk preparedness
War of attrition:
environmental effects of extreme climates.
Managing heritage in the wake of
war and conflict
****There will be a conference committee meeting in
Cairns on Monday, 29th January.
If you have any clever ideas or suggestions
please contact Timothy Hubbard email@example.com or Sue firstname.lastname@example.org.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~A one day conference on the Victorian Barn to be
held at Melbourne University on Saturday 17 February 2007, followed by an
excursion to Gulf Station, Yarra Glen, on 18 February, 2007.
4) One day conference on the Victorian
the Association for Preservation Technology International, Heritage Victoria,
the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), the Royal Historical Society of
Victoria, and the University of Melbourne.
A one day conference
Faculty of Architecture, University of
9.00am-5.00pm Saturday 17 February 2007
Optionally followed on
Sunday 18 February by an excursion to Gulf Station, Yarra Glen, followed by
lunch at Coldstream.
The conference will cover origins and traditions,
precedents in Britain, NSW and elsewhere, regional barn types in the Western
District, Wimmera, Central Victoria, Northern Victoria and East Gippsland,
archaeology, carpentry details, equipment, the conservation of
Speakers will be Tony Billman, Eric Butler, Margaret Cooper, Don
Goldsworthy, Chris How, Prof Ian Jack, Mandy Jean, Susan Jennison OAM, Deborah
Kemp , Prof Tom Kvan, May Leatch , Miles Lewis, Ray Osborne, Gary Vines, Allan
Willingham, Jim Wilson.
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~To be held at the National Library, 12-13
5) Australian Map Circle
Canberra people will be particularly interested that the morning
session of the first morning (Monday 12 Feb), which is focused on Canberra, is
free to all.
THE AUSTRALIAN MAP CIRCLE
The AMC includes
the curators of the major public institutions holding cartographic collections,
geographers, historians, surveyors, cartographers, collectors, scholars and
anyone interested in mapping and cartography.
The annual conference
program should appeal to a wide spectrum of people,this year having a
considerable component relating to the early history of the ACT.
opening session on 12 February is free. The cost of the conference, be it
attended in whole or part, can be obtained from the AMC
FINDING THE LIMITS.
AMC 35TH ANNUAL
The National Library of Australia
Registration and further information:
Conference Welcome at the Australian Memorial,
Crescent, Campbell, 1:00-5:00pm.
Includes afternoon tea and tours of the
Memorial & Mt Ainslie lookout.
MONDAY 12th February
8:45am Register & welcome,
National Library Theatre
9.15am Keynote (Public
session): 'The Griffin Legacy', Annabell Pegrum, CEO, National Capital
9.45am 'Pushing the City's Limits (Public session): The Griffins'
Visionary Ideas And Ideals For Canberra', Stuart Mckenzie & Dave
10.30am Morning tea
11:00am 'Mr Scrivener's Predecessors',
11:40am 'Surveyors at the Snowline. Surveying the ACT-NSW Border
1910-1915', Matthew Higgins.
12:20pm 'The Impact of the Bombala, Dalgety and
Canberra-Yass Survey Plans for a federal capital', Terry Birtles.
2.00pm 'Cataloguing Australian Charts in the State Library of
Victoria', Judith Scurfield.
3.00-5.00pm Tour of Surveyors' Park &
Museum of Australia's collections.
9.00am 'The State of National Mapping 50 Years On. Geoscience
Australia', Ian O'Donnell.
9.40am 'Australian Hydrographic Service charting',
10.20am 'Charting the Chartless. Reconstruction from Contemporary
Records of Two Explorers' Tracks in Torres Strait', Allen Mawer. 11.00am Morning
11.20am 'The Role of the Map in the Southern Continent's Imagining and
European Discovery of Australia', Avan Stallard.
12:00pm 'The Edge of the
Ocean', Michael Ross
12:40pm 'Understanding Australia's Marine Boundaries',
2.00-4.00pm Tour of Geoscience: 3D theatre,
visits to Mapping, Geology, Petroleum and Marine Groups, and demonstration of
Tsunami Warning System.
7.00pm Conference Dinner, Ottoman's Restaurant,
Blackall Street, Barton. Guest speaker Dr Jeff Brownrigg.
9.00am Address: Spatial Sciences Institute.
9.15am 'An Atlas of
Australia's Wars', Lieut-Gen John Coates
9.45am 'Atlas of Australian Birds',
10.15am 'This Sporting Life. Students Mapping the Geography of
Australian Sport', Amy L Griffin.
10.45am - Atlas Panel session -
11.20am 'Mapping the Southern Skies', Dr Paul Francis.
'Crossing the Digital Divide. Online Mapping Census data from the ABS website',
12:40pm 'Dredginbg the Database. Reconstructing the Early
Melbourne Landscape', Bernie Joyce.
3.30-5.00pm AMC Annual General Meeting
Presentation of Estelle Canning Memorial Prize, and Close of
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~All Presidents of National Committees and
International Scientific Committees have received an update of progress as at 8
6) Draft for an International Charter on Cultural Routes of
“….As a result of their intensive efforts and a long
process of international consultations among its members, the CIIC has developed
a definition and a specific methodology for the identification and research of
cultural routes along with the recommendation of practices for their proper
assessment and preservation, as well as some guidelines aiming at their
protection, conservation, correct use and management. Both these conceptual and
operational aspects are reflected in the current Project for an International
Charter on Cultural Routes of ICOMOS.
This project was submitted to
the international Bureau and the Executive Committee of ICOMOS at their meetings
of June and October 2005 held respectively in La Havana and Xi’an. After having
obtained the necessary approval and authorisation for its more widespread
dissemination, the project was included with the documentation distributed to
all the participants in the General Assembly held in Xi’an. Taking into account
the comments received from many of them during 2006, as well as the analysis and
the decisions taken by the CIIC at its last meetings, the preamble has been
updated and some aspects of the writing have been improved for better
understanding without introducing changes on the contents of the project.
Aiming at its submission for approval by the next General Assembly of
ICOMOS to be held in Québec in 2008, we are sending this project to all the
presidents of national and international scientific committees. We would be very
grateful to them for distributing it to their members, whose comments and
suggestions will be very welcome until the 1st of April 2007.
With best regards
María Rosa Suárez-Inclán
*If you would like any further information about this
please contact the secretariat
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This awards program is now open
for entries from interested parties who are involved in Culture Heritage
Conservation in the Asia Pacific region. The deadline for entries is 31 March
7) 2007 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture
Official entry forms are also available online at http://www.unescobkk.org/culture/hertiageawards
Further information can also be sought from the UNESCO Regional Advisor
for Culture in Asia and Pacific- Mr Richard Engelhardt.
enquiries via the UNESCO Bangkok Office: email@example.com
Website address is www.unescobkk.org
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~XXI CIPA Symposium to be
held in Athens next October (1.-6.10.2007)
8) CIPA 2007 Symposium in Athens:
future of the Cultural Past"
Please refer to the Symposium
9) Call for Papers:
Special Issue of the International
Journal of Architectural Computing (IJAC) in Cultural
The editors of the
International Journal of the Architectural Computing (IJAC) would like to
wish you health, happiness, and success for the New Year 2007.
Furthermore, we would like to announce that the deadline to submit papers to the
'ACADIA-supervised' issue of IJAC is February15, 2007.
The theme of this
issue is "Cultural Heritage" and it focuses on the role of digital technologies
in preserving, documenting, archiving, visualizing, presenting and analyzing
cultural heritage sites and works of architecture.
information please visit the following webpages:
- Submission guidelines:
IJAC Journal: http://www.architecturalcomputing.org/html/jour/about.shtml
Architectural Computing Organization:
ACADIA: http://www.acadia.org/ and http://www.acadia.org/ijac
appreciate it if you would distribute this announcement to any interested
Marinos Ioannides and
10) Position Vacant:
Heritage Council of Western Australia
Senior Conservation Officer
Date: 5.00 pm Friday 29 January 2007
Salary Range: $67,850 - $75,133 pa,
Employment: 2 Year
fixed term contract/secondment opportunity with the possibility of
The Heritage Council is
the Western Australian State Government’s advisory body on heritage matters and
focuses on places, buildings and sites. The Council's mission is to provide for
and encourage the conservation of places which have significance to the cultural
heritage of Western Australia.
The Council is seeking an experienced and
motivated person to join the Development and Conservation advice area of the
Heritage Council for a minimum of two years full time in the capacity of Senior
Conservation Officer (Development). You will report to the Manager,
Conservation and Assessment. Your role is part of a small team providing
advice to the Heritage Council, its committees and its private, public and
government clients. Specifically you will be required to:
proposals affecting listed sites, and make recommendations concerning
compatibility of proposed developments as part of the Development Referrals
advice on heritage conservation matters
develop and review
conservation and management policies, design guidelines, and building and
plans, assessments and other heritage studies.
participate in the
development and delivery of educational and training initiatives for
conservation professionals and promote public awareness and knowledge of Western
Australia’s cultural heritage.
You will need to have substantial
experience in conservation of the built environment (4 to 6 years); experience
in managing projects, planning and people; demonstrated experience in the use of
heritage assessment guidelines and conservation planning principles; have well
developed written and verbal communication and public presentation skills; and
well developed interpersonal and negotiation skills. A degree in a heritage
conservation related field and/or cultural heritage at the post graduate level;
and a current driver’s licence. It would be desirable for you to have an
understanding of the Heritage of Western Australia Act provisions, experience in
working with committees or boards and an awareness of equal opportunity
Enquiries about the position are to be made to Stephen
Carrick, Manager Conservation and Assessment on 08 9220 4122
Application Package: It is essential you access information about
this position, visit: www.jobs.wa.gov.au and key in the Position No or Keyword
into the Search Box or Ph: (08) 9222 8173.
Pty Ltd consultants in heritage, community and environment are
looking for a built heritage specialist to be part of our in-house team for 12
months while a staff member is on maternity leave.
11) Position Vacant:
Heritage Consultant (full-time
or part-time maternity leave replacement)
Ideally you will have a
degree in architecture or architectural history, and excellent research,
writing, field survey skills. Candidates with 2-5 years experience
undertaking heritage assessments, heritage advice services and / or conservation
management plans will be highly regarded. However, recent graduates with
the right skills and an ability to adapt to working in a private consulting
practice will also be considered.
We like to work in a collaborative manner,
and there will be opportunities for the right person to learn about other
aspects of heritage practice, including social, intangible, natural and
Indigenous heritage whilst contributing to multi-disciplinary teams in your
areas of expertise.
The position may be either part-time or full-time and is
based in Brunswick (Melbourne). It is a twelve month contract position
(maternity leave replacement) starting mid February 2007.
$35,517 $44,330.32 pro rata, plus superannuation and allowances.
position description is available from our website at www.context-pl.com.au.
Please provide a CV and response to each of the selection criteria (via email -
firstname.lastname@example.org) by 29th January,
For further information please contact David Speller or Bryn
Davies on 03 9380 6933.
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