1) Australia ICOMOS 2007-2008 Annual Report available
Australia ICOMOS E-Mail News No.
For mail order transactions: Australia
ICOMOS now accepts Visa and MasterCard
An information service provided by the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat
Friday 16 January 2009
2) Australia ICOMOS Intern to US ICOMOS
3) Link to Heritage South Australia's Enews
4) KEEPING THE PAST PUBLIC: The Documentation and Conservation of
Modern Places - registration closes 23 January 2009
5) News from ICCROM
6) Research degrees in cultural heritage at Curtin University
7) 2010 Watch nominations are now being accepted - deadline for
nominations is 15 March 2009
8) Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP) -
course brochures now available
9) News from ICOMOS International Secretariat
10) Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: Media
Museum archaeologists confirm historic shipwreck site on Barrier
11) Heritage Conservation Job Required
12) The Pacific Connection - trade, travel & technology transfer
13) Speak out in 2009! - Australia ICOMOS Canberra Talk Series
1) Australia ICOMOS
2007-2008Annual Report available online
To view the above report, go to
http://www.icomos.org/australia/, click on "Charters and
Publications", then "Click here to visit the downloads
2) Australia ICOMOS Intern to US
Members of Australia ICOMOS are invited to apply for nomination by
the AI Executive Committee to the US ICOMOS Summer Intern Program.
US ICOMOS will only consider an Australian candidate for the internship
who has been nominated by the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat.
Applications must be submitted through the Australia ICOMOS
Members must be full members of AI, aged between 25 and 35 years and have
appropriate credentials. Other conditions and criteria apply and
these can be obtained from Timothy Hubbard, the Executive Committee
member responsible for the liaising with US ICOMOS about the
Program. He can be contacted by phone on (03) 5568 2623 and by
firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the 2008
Program can be obtained from the US ICOMOS web site at
The Executive Committee must make its recommendation to US ICOMOS by
early February 2008. Any Australia ICOMOS member who is interested
in participating in the Program should lodge an expression of interest,
addressed to Timothy Hubbard at the Secretariat by Monday 26 January
2009. The US ICOMOS closing date for applications is late
January 2009. All applicants will be notified by the Australia
ICOMOS Secretariat on the outcome of their application.
On completion of the US ICOMOS internship, the successful applicant must
provide a report (written, electronic or formal presentation) to the
Australia ICOMOS Secretariat discussing their experience and how the
internship contributed to their professional development, and in
particular how they consider the experience will assist them in
contributing to the conservation of Australia's cultural heritage.
PLEASE NOTE: The Australian candidate for this internship must
be recommended by the Australia ICOMOS Executive Committee/Secretariat -
please do not apply directly to US ICOMOS.
3) Link to Heritage South
To view the December 2008 issue of Heritage South Australia's
Enews bulletin, visit
4) KEEPING THE PAST PUBLIC: The
Documentation and Conservation of Modern Places - registration closes 23
Registrations are now open for the International Symposium and
KEEPING THE PAST PUBLIC: the Documentation and
Conservation of Modern Places
4 - 6 February 2009
University of Melbourne
Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning
FREE PUBLIC LECTURES:
Jolyon Leslie (Aga Khan Cultural Trust, Afghanistan)
"Cultural Space in Contemporary Afghanistan"
WED 4 Feb @ 6.00 (Sisalkraft Theatre, Arch Building)
John Allen (Avanti Architects,UK)
"Private Privilege - Public Duty: Examples of English experience in
THURS 5 Feb @ 6.00 (Sisalkraft Theatre, Arch Building)
SYMPOSIUM INTERNATIONAL PLENARY SPEAKERS INCLUDE:
Hilde Heynen (K U Leuven)
"Designing welfare. The reconfiguration of public space in Flanders
Miles Glendinning (Royal College of Art,Edinburgh)
"The Forgotten Revolution? Northern Ireland's Heritage of Modern
Elain Harwood (English Heritage)
"Protecting Post-War Heritage in England"
Laretna Adishakti ((Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia)
"The conservation management of Borobudur and surrounding
*** And a number of expert architects, conservationists and historians
from around Australia and NZ who will present papers and panel
This symposium will examine the myriad of challenges surrounding the
documentation and conservation of twentieth century sites, including
individual buildings, townscapes and communities. Emphasis will be
focused on the architectural legacy of Modernism, in all its
international guises, and on public sites. These discussions on Modern
sites will be complemented by other presentations on the management of
townscapes in contexts that are much older (for instance Afghanistan and
Indonesia), but that face fundamental challenges presented by twentieth
century effects of war and globalization.
The symposium public lectures, panels and plenary presentations will
chart the processes of conservation through the themes of
"Documentation", "Heritage Policy and Implementation"
and "Conservation and Re-Use". Individual Invited speakers span
a wide breadth of international experience from academic historians and
conservation architects, to heritage practitioners and
The symposium is being hosted by the Faculty of Architecture Building and
Planning, and the School of Historical Studies at the University of
Melbourne. The event is being generously sponsored and supported by: the
Australian Research Council, the University of Melbourne, the Australian
Academy of Humanities; Docomomo Australia, the Heritage Council of
Victoria, and the Ian Potter Foundation. The symposium is convened by Dr
Hannah Lewi with Prof Philip Goad, Prof Kate Darian-Smith, Dr David
Nichols and Assoc Prof Julie Willis.
www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/past-public for full details of the program
and registration form.
Contact symposium convener Dr Hannah Lewi,
email@example.com for other
5) News from ICCROM
Heritage news in the media worldwide
A monthly compilation of media articles on heritage topics.
Obviously, these all reflect the viewpoints of the authors.
New: AFRICA 2009 Newsletter
ICCROM is pleased to announce the publication of a bilingual
(English-French) edition of AFRICA 2009 Newsletter 8.
News from the Collections Unit documentation project
The documentation project update of the UNESCO- ICCROM partnership
for endangered museum collections in developing countries.
ATH R Programme regional course concludes in Sharjah
The Regional Course on 'Conservation and Management of Heritage Sites
in the Arab Region' concluded at the Beit Al Naboodah, Sharjah.
Sharing conservation decisions course conclusion
The case study of the site of the Sacred Mount of Varallo was
finalized during the last week of the course.
6) Research degrees in cultural
heritage at Curtin University
Would you like to improve your cultural heritage qualifications
while obtaining a high level research degree at the same time?
As part of its commitment to improving museum and heritage education in
Australia, Cultural Heritage at Curtin University of Technology in Perth
now proposes to focus exclusively on research degrees while still
encouraging coursework and classroom contact.
The Curtin course is renowned for fostering contact between students and
the professional field; this will be maintained through practicum and
In 2009 Curtin will offer two Master of Philosophy courses in heritage.
The first, M. Phil (Creative Arts), gives students the opportunity to
develop a major project in such fields as exhibition development, museum
research , oral history, heritage interpretation and heritage management.
Students will focus their research on a project with tangible outcomes
and accompany their work with a philosophical, interpretive essay. They
will also undertake coursework with their fellow students.
The second degree, M Phil (Cultural Heritage) is the classic research
degree requiring a thesis, but students may also use one third of their
degree time in coursework.
Although Honours is the usual pre-requisite for these degrees,
prospective students with high grades in pass degrees will be
For further information please contact Dr Jennifer Harris at Curtin
University of Technology:
7) 2010 Watch nominations are now
being accepted - deadline for nominations is 15 March 2009
Launched in 1996 and issued every two years, the World Monuments
Watch calls international attention to cultural heritage around the world
that is threatened by neglect, vandalism, conflict, or disaster. The 2010
Watch will continue this tradition of identifying endangered sites, while
also encompassing sites with compelling issues or progressive approaches
that could inform the field at large.
Watch listing provides an opportunity for sites and their nominators to
raise public awareness, foster local participation, advance innovation
and collaboration, and demonstrate effective solutions. The Watch
nomination process also serves as a vehicle for requesting WMF assistance
for select projects.
Since the program's inception, 544 sites have been included on the seven
Watches. Nearly half the listed sites, representing 79 countries, have
received WMF grants totaling $50 million. These WMF monies have leveraged
an additional $150 million in assistance from other sources.
As the flagship advocacy program of the World Monuments Fund, the Watch
is emblematic of WMF's commitment to inspiring heritage stewardship,
forging partnerships, and advancing conservation.
In sponsoring the Watch program, WMF seeks to highlight emerging issues
and opportunities in the field, confront urgent challenges, foster
community engagement, and build capacities and constituencies for
sustaining heritage protection in the long-term.
Additional information about the 2010 World Monuments Watch and
downloadable PDFs of the Guidelines and Nomination Forms are available at
Adobe Reader version 9.0 is required for the PDFs and may be downloaded
for free at
Questions or concerns about the nomination or electronic submission
process should be directed to
8) Cultural Heritage Centre for
Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP) - course brochure now available
CHCAP would like to advise that the 2009 Short Course brochure is
The two-day intensive courses aims to develop professional skills, and
are part of the Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies program at Deakin
University, Burwood campus (Melbourne). Courses are taught by the
Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific.
For further information please visit the following web address:
The brochure can also be accessed on the CHCAP website -
If you prefer, a hard copy can be mailed - please email
firstname.lastname@example.org with your
postal address. Additional copies are available for organizations -
kindly state the number required.
9) News from ICOMOS International
ICOMOS International Scientific Committees:
New contact addresses
Since The General Assembly in Quebec in 2008, a number of International
Scientific Committees have elected new boards and/or presidents. Please
find in the following a list of new contact addresses.
President: Stefan Simon
Vice President: Tamara Anson-Cartwright
Secretary General: Jean-Marc Vallet
Treasurer: Andrew Mc Millan
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
Tel : 49 303 267 4910
Fax : 49 303 267 4912
ICUCH: Underwater Cultural Heritage
President: Thijs Maarleveld
Thijs J. Maarleveld
University of Southern Denmark
Niels Bohrs Vej 9-10
Tel: +45 6550 4152
Fax: +45 6550 1091
Web : http://www.icuch.org
ICOFORT : Fortifications and Military Heritage
President: Milagros Flores
National Park Service
Virgin Islands National Park
1300 Cruz Bay Creek
VIRGIN ISLANDS 00830
Tel / fax : 340 774 2585
Fax : 340 693 9301
President: Gennaro Tampone
ICOMOS International Wood Committee
c/o Collegio degli Ingegneri della Toscana
Via della Scala 93
Tel: +39 055 219 187
Fax: +39 055 282 362
ISCARSAH : Analysis and Restoration of Structures of Architectural
ICLAFI : Legal, Administrative and Financial Issues
President: James K. Reap
c/o law offices
36 Keren Hayesod str.
Tel: +972 2 561 91 11
Fax: +972 2 566 77 80
Email : email@example.com
US/ICOMOS: Registration now open for the 12th US/ICOMOS
International Symposium "Preservation in Peril - Disaster Planning, Rapid
Response, and Sustainable Recovery in the 21st Century"
New Orleans, 11-15 March 2009
The theme of the symposium derives directly from recommendations
generated by the 2006 Preserve America Summit (also held in New Orleans)
and the 2008 11th US/ICOMOS Symposium - US Participation in the Global
Heritage Community - which was held in Washington. The 12th
US/ICOMOS Symposium seeks to discuss and develop the outlines of a
national model for disaster preparedness, recovery, and sustainable
response regarding heritage sites that also can be incorporated when
providing US disaster relief assistance overseas. New Orleans was
selected as the location for the conference because of its obvious
relevance to the symposium topic and the desire for US/ICOMOS to help
contribute to the city's recovery efforts by bringing people (and their
dollars) to New Orleans to learn from its experience.
The Hotel Monteleone, located in the French Quarter, will be the
conference hotel and site of all plenary and break-out sessions.
Early registration ends on 30 January 2009. You can download a
registration form in PDF format Please or register on-line here
All information is also available on
Donald G. Jones, PhD
Director of Programs
401 F Street, NW, Suite 331
Washington, DC 20001
Tel.: +1 202-842-1866
Fax: +1 202-842-1861
Symposium: SOUTH CITY - Modernist Urbanism in the Southern Hemisphere:
Past, Present, Future
Edinburgh, January 22-23, 2009
The 'South City' Symposium seeks to provoke a stimulating interaction
between the heritage and future of modernist urbanism in the southern
hemisphere. Organized jointly by Docomomo International Committee on
Urbanism Landscape, the Scottish Centre for Conservation Studies (ECA)
and the University of Edinburgh, it brings together a range of experts on
urbanism in South America, Africa and Southern Asia, together with a
range of original films, to pose the question of what contribution the
considerable legacy of modernist planning and architecture, dating mainly
from the postwar years, can make to the challenges of the vastly expanded
urban growth of the C21.
Thursday 22 January
Masterclass by Prof. Frederico de Holanda: 'Brasilia, Modern City/Eternal
City' (17.30 to 20.30)
Friday 23 January
- 09.30-09.55: Prof. Paul
Jenkins (Heriot-Watt University/ECA): Introductory/overview paper:
'Brazil and Lusophone Africa: the contextual relevance of modernism for
- 10.00-10.25: Dr Soledad
Garcia (Edinburgh College of Art): 'Urban transformations in the River
Plate Delta: Modernism and the challenges of globalization'
- 10.30-10.55: Dr Stephen
Cairns (University of Edinburgh): 'Big cities, little narratives: Jakarta
and the unbounded city'
- 10.55-11.30: Coffee
- 11.30-11.55: Dr Ola
Uduku (ECA): 'Modernist built heritage and contemporary challenges in W
and S Africa'
- 12.00-12.30: Dr Richard
Williams (University of Edinburgh): 'Sexuality, Modernism, and
Architecture: the case of Brazil'
- 12.30-13.00: Lunch
- 13.00-14.00: Prof
Frederico Holanda: 'Metropolitan Brasilia: metropolitan aspects of the
capital and the Brazilian city in general'
- 14.00-14.30: Concluding
discussion and launch of Docomomo South Group. Chair: Ola Uduku
- 14.30-16.30: Selection
of MoMo Urbanism films on Africa and South America
Thursday 22 January Masterclass: Tickets should be pre-booked
through Mrs. Moira Seftor, Administrator of ECA School of Architecture,
20 pounds for general public, 7.50 pounds for students, 5 pounds for ECA students, free for
Location: Hunter Lecture Theatre, ECA, Lauriston Place, Edinburgh.
Friday 23 January session: Admission free of charge; no need to
pre-book. Location: Common Room, University of Edinburgh Architecture, 20
Chambers St, Edinburgh. (directions from Chambers St main entrance: at
back of entrance hall turn right; Common Room is on right side of
corridor beyond this).
Heritage Care Through Active Citizenship: European Conference on Civil
Society Organisations active in the Field of Heritage
Mechelen, Belgium, March 23-24, 2009
The European Conference on Civil Society Organisations in the Field of
Heritage will address the questions of active citizenship, civil society
and volunteer organisations (NGOs) in the European heritage sector. The
conference will provide a platform for European organisations active in
all fields of heritage - both tangible and intangible to share relevant
experiences, good practices and success stories.
At the conference 180 European participants will represent the diversity
of the European civil society for heritage. The attendees will be mostly
representatives of European heritage NGOs and prominent European heritage
experts. Chief executives from national heritage authorities and
representatives of international organisations will also significantly
contribute to the content of the conference.
- support of
voluntary heritage initiatives
- quality management in
- visibility of heritage
- creation of
(international) heritage networks
- the value of cultural
heritage for society
A provisional schedule and an overview of the workshops and confirmed
speakers are available on the conference website
www.heritageorganisations.eu. More detailed information and abstracts
will be added soon.
Please download the registration form and return the filled out copy
to the conference secretariat. The registration fee is 50 euro. Please note
that only 180 participants can attend the conference. Registration
will be closed on February 28, 2009. The organisation of the
conference will cover the costs for all hotel accommodation in Mechelen.
Participants should not make any arrangements for their accommodation.
You will receive more information after you have registered.
Huis De Zalm
Tel : +32 (0) 15 20 51 74
Fax: +32 (0) 15 20 54 23
En francais :
OWHC: Call for Candidacies for the Jean-Paul L'Allier Heritage
This prize is awarded every second year by the Organization of World
Heritage Cities to a city that is a member of the OWHC and that has
distinguished itself by its achievements in the conservation, enhancement
or management of property inscribed on the World Heritage List, and
located on its territory.
A city that is a member in good standing of the Organization of World
Heritage Cities and that has been so for the three preceding years may
submit its candidacy to be awarded the Jean-Paul L'Allier Heritage
Timetable of the program
April 30, 2009 - Deadline for the reception of the candidacies
May to July 2009 - Study by the jury of the candidacies received
August 2009 - Announcement of the winning city
September 2009 - Award of the Jean-Paul L'Allier Prize for Heritage in
The purpose of the prize is to recognize and to reward an achievement
or a number of achievements of a city that is a member of the OWHC, in
terms of conservation, enhancement or management of property inscribed on
the World Heritage List, and that is located on the territory of the
The achievements must have been implemented directly by the candidate
city or by a person or a body that is supported, directed or influenced
by the candidate city. If the achievement was not implemented directly by
the candidate city, the latter's participation in the implementation must
have been significant.
For more detailed information on the Candidacy file, Jury members and
criteria, please visit
Call for Papers: STREMAH 2009 - Eleventh International Conference on
Structural Repairs and Maintenance of Heritage Architecture
22 - 24 July 2009, Tallinn, Estonia
Organised by: Wessex Institute of Technology, UK
Sponsored by: WIT Transactions on the Built Environment
View the conference website, which has full details about the
conference objectives, topics and submission requirements at:
http://www.wessex.ac.uk/stremah2009rem1b.html, or submit an abstract
directly by sending an email to:
Conference Secretariat, STREMAH 2009
Wessex Institute of Technology
Southampton, SO40 7AA.
Tel: 44 (0) 238 029 3223
Fax: 44 (0) 238 029 2853
Scholarships for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments
and Historical Constructions
Applications for the Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of
Monuments and Historical Constructions, approved and financially
sponsored by the European Commission within the framework of the Erasmus
Mundus Programme, have just opened.
This Master Course is organized by a Consortium of leading European
Universities/Research Institutions in the field, composed by University
of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University
of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech
Republic), the University of Padua (Italy) and the Institute of
Theoretical and Applied Mechanics of the Czech Academy of Sciences (Czech
Republic). The course combines the most recent advances in research and
development with practical applications.
A significant number of scholarships, ranging from 4000 to 21000 Euro,
are available to students of any nationality.
The Consortium is also available to host outstanding third-country
scholars who are interested in contributing to the Master Course
Programme. Interested third-country scholars may receive scholarships for
teaching and research activities for a period of up to three months.
Please find full details on the MSc programme, as well as electronic
application procedure, on the website:
Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical
University of Minho (Dept. Civil Engineering)
Tel: + 351 253 510 498
Fax: + 351 253 510 217
Sixteenth International Seminar on Urban Form
Guangzhou, China, 4 - 7 September 2009
The Sixteenth International Seminar on Urban Form (ISUF 2009), co-hosted
by South China University of Technology and Guangzhou Urban Planning
Bureau, will take place in Guangzhou, China from Friday 4 September to
Monday 7 September 2009. The theme of the conference is Urban
morphology and urban transformation. The organizers and the Council
of ISUF invite participation in the Conference by interested academics
and professionals. Topics on which proposals are particularly
- Urban morphological
- Urban morphology,
planning and design
- Urban morphology and
- New developments in
research on building typology
- Typological research,
planning and design
- Cities in
- Cities in a global
- Urban form in Asia
- Traditional urban form
- Urban heritage and
- Geospatial technology
in urban morphology
Enquiries and suggestions concerning the conference should be forwarded
to Professor Yinsheng Tian (e-mail:
ISUF2009@scut.edu.cn), or Dr
Kai Gu (e-mail:
Conference organizing committee comprises Yinsheng Tian and Yunding Lu,
South China University of Technology; Dong Wang and Haojun Ye, Guangzhou
Urban Planning Bureau; Kai Gu, University of Auckland; and J. W. R.
Whitehand, University of Birmingham.
Latest IFLA News Briefs
The latest issues of the IFLA News Briefs are downloadable at:
Christine Bavassa, Executive Secretary
International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA)
European Foundation for Landscape Architecture (EFLA)
The European Region of IFLA
Rue des Palais, 44 B 21
Tel.: +32 2 211 33 79
Fax: +32 2 218 89 73
Call for Candidacies: Torsanlorenzo International Prize
The "TORSANLORENZO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE" 2009 is offered with the aim of
highlighting completed projects and promoting the quality of forest and
urban green spaces.
There are three sections, as follows:
- Section A - Landscape
Design in Transformation of the Territory - Actions for environment
restoration, renewal and recovery;
- Section B - Urban Green
Spaces - The quality of projects in cities: squares, neighbourhood green
spaces, urban and private parks;
- Section C - Private
Gardens in Cities and Suburbs.
The Prize is open to landscape architects, agronomists and foresters
worldwide or other professionals involved in landscape and environment
projects and enrolled on national and international professional
registers. Projects that have already won other prizes are not
Interested professionals should ensure that the documentation cited in
art. 4 will be sent by post or express courier or delivered directly by
hand no later than Friday 6 March 2009.
The Jury will meet on Friday 27 March 2009 at 10 am at the Prize site and
the Prize-giving ceremony will take place on Saturday 9th May 2009 at
For further information see the web site
Instructions and rules (PDF):
Organising Committee of the "TORSANLORENZO INTERNATIONAL PRIZE".
Torsanlorenzo Gruppo Florovivaistico Soc. Coop.
Agr Via Campo di Carne, 51
00040 Tor San Lorenzo - Ardea - Rome (Italy)
Tel: +39 06-91 01 90 05
Fax: +39 06-91 01 16 02
Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: Media
Museum archaeologists confirm historic shipwreck site on Barrier
Australian National Maritime Museum archaeologists working off the
coast of North Queensland are now convinced they have located the site
where HM Colonial Schooner Mermaid ran aground and broke up on the
Great Barrier Reef in 1829.
Surveying the site on Flora Reef, some 20 km out from Cairns, they have
found further metallic objects including heavy copper sheathing which
they are convinced came from the ship's hull.
"We're now certain this is a discovery of major historical
importance," the leader of the museum team, curator and maritime
archaeologist Kieran Hosty, said today.
"There have been several attempts to find this site over the past 40
years or so, but it's always proved elusive... There's a sense of
elation here now."
The Australian National Maritime Museum expedition with scientists from
James Cook University and the Museum of Tropical Queensland along with
ANMM maritime archaeologists and divers set out from Cairns on New Year's
Day to search for the Mermaid wreck site.
Flora Reef was one of several possibilities suggested in historical
Surveying Flora Reef on Sunday (4 Jan) the museum team's magnetometers
(metal detectors) located a site "of interest" where divers
subsequently identified promising clues including a pile of anchor chain
and an anchor which corresponds in many ways to Mermaid's.
Along with the copper sheathing, the latest finds include sheathing
nails, ship's fastenings and lead patches, all of which conform to
documented information on the wooden schooner.
The divers have also found a quantity of canister or casement shot,
ball-bearings of the type fired from the cannon known to be on board
Mermaid, along with a pulley sheath stamped with a broad arrow,
the 19th century mark of government ownership - and Mermaid was a
"All these things, along with the objects we found earlier have
convinced us that these are indeed the traces of HMCS
Mermaid," Hosty said.
The team will remain in the area for a few more days to determine the
extent of the wreck site and help Commonwealth authorities determine the
necessary safeguards to protect what is now identified as a heritage
Divers and archaeologists will use the opportunity to record the site in
detail with cameras and metal detectors. Most of the objects will
be left in place, but a few will be removed for closer laboratory
"A lot of work remains to be done in interpreting the site,"
Hosty said. "It will be interesting to see if the physical evidence
on the site accords with the historical accounts of what happened on the
day the ship struck the reef."
HMCS Mermaid ran aground and was wrecked on an unidentified reef
on 13 June 1829. The captain and crew took to the ship's boats and were
rescued 11 days later by a passing merchant ship, the Admiral
The 21-metre wooden vessel was already well known in Australian waters,
having circumnavigated the continent on a voyage of exploration under the
command of Lieutenant Philip Parker King RN.
The present expedition, with 25 personnel in two Cairns-based research
vessels Nimrod Explorer and Spoilsport, is being sponsored
by the Silentworld Foundation, part of Silentworld Ltd, an Australian
For further information, see earlier News Releases on the Australian
National Maritime Museum website at
Media information, Bill Richards 0418 403 472
11) Heritage Conservation Job
Bournemouth University Heritage Conservation graduate seeks work,
willing to work in any location, Currently at Arundel Castle West Sussex
UK. Speciality is Building Conservation and Landscape Management.
For more information please contact Roddy Weaver by email
12) The Pacific Connection -
trade, travel & technology transfer
FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE, BUILDING &
UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE
19-22 FEBRUARY 2009
A three day conference exploring connections in the built environment
between the Australia, the United States, and the Pacific region.
For further information, see the flyer attached to this email.
13) Speak out in 2009! - Australia
ICOMOS Canberra Talk Series
Would you like to give a talk on some interesting heritage topic
to the Canberra membership during 2009?
Every few months Australia ICOMOS organises a talk in Canberra on a
heritage subject which might be of interest to members and others.
The talks so far have been as simple as a slide show about an exotic
heritage place through to presentations about more weighty methodological
issues. We are in the process of working out the talks program for
2009 and are looking for proposals.
If you have a topic you would like to talk about, please contact Duncan
firstname.lastname@example.org with any
If you would like to suggest an event, story, course etc for the
Australia ICOMOS e-mail news or submit an article, or you wish to be
removed from the distribution list, send an e-mail to the Australia
ICOMOS Secretariat at: email@example.com.
Please note that as the office is not staffed full-time it may take a few
days to deal with your request
Disclaimer: Opinions expressed in the Australia ICOMOS Email News are not
necessarily those of Australia ICOMOS Inc. or its Executive Committee.
The text of Australia ICOMOS Email news is drawn from various sources
including organizations other than Australia ICOMOS Inc. The Australia
ICOMOS Email news serves solely as an information source and aims to
present a wide range of opinions which may be of interest to readers.
Articles submitted for inclusion may be edited.
Australia ICOMOS Secretariat
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