Australia ICOMOS E-Mail News No. 381
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An information service provided by the Australia ICOMOS Secretariat
Thursday 9 April 2009

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1)  Tour of Fortifications around Port Phillip Heads, 17 - 19 April 2009

2)  ICOMOS South Australian Event to Celebrate World Heritage Day - Monday 20 April

3)  World Heritage Day Event, WA - Monday 20 April

4) F i n n  V E R N A D O C  2 0 0 9 - the international documentation camp of vernacular architecture

5) Australia ICOMOS - Canberra Talk Series

6)  Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: Media Release - New Chair for the National Museum Of Australia

7)  New title: Guidance on inventory and documentation of the cultural heritage

8)  News from ICCROM

9)  News from ICOMOS International Secretariat

 

Situations Vacant

10) Senior heritage consultant, Context


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1) Tour of Fortifications around Port Phillip Heads, 17 - 19 April 2009

 

Friday 17 to Sunday 19 April 2009

To Mark World Monument Day, 18 April 2009

 

A three day tour has been arranged to mark World Monument Day, the theme of which this year is Science and Heritage. 

 

The fortifications around Port Phillip Heads were essential to the defence of the ports of Melbourne and Geelong from the Gold Rushes to the Second World War.  They comprise Fort Queenscliff, Point Nepean and South Channel Fort.  The former two are well known and much loved.  The latter, an artificial island just inside the Heads, is particularly interesting for its 'disappearing' guns but is very difficult to access.  All three sites display a sequence of development based on the technical innovations of military science.

 

The tour begins with a reception at Fort Queenscliffe at 4.00 pm on Friday 17 April followed by an official welcome and launch by the Mayor of the Borough of Queenscliffe.  Jane Ainsworth and Timothy Hubbard will present an informal talk on the guns and cannon of south-west Victoria, some of which have been identified as having outstanding international significance.  Dinner will be at a local restaurant.

 

The main part of the tour is an all-day journey by charter boat on Saturday 18 April starting at Queenscliff Pier at 9.00 am.  This will include an extended stopover on South Channel Fort with a leading expert on the fortifications from Parks Victoria.  The next stop will be Portsea with another extended site visit to Point Nepean.  Again, leading experts will explain the development of the site, its identification and protection under the Commonwealth Government, and the fight to have the land returned to the State Government as a national park.  The Port Phillip Heads Marine National Park now incorporates much of the landscapes and seascapes around the Heads.  Weather and time permitting, the return journey to Queenscliffe will include Pope's Eye, the other artificial island which was not developed into a fort.  Dinner will be at another local restaurant.

 

On Sunday there will be a private and extended inspection of Fort Queenscliff led by the fort's professional guides.  The tour will conclude about lunchtime on Sunday 19 April.

 

The tour will cost $155 per person for ICOMOS members and $170 for non-members.  Unfortunately there cannot be any discounts or concessions because of the cost of the charter boat.  The cost includes: the opening reception and talk on Friday, the boat trip, lunch and other refreshments on Saturday, and the extended inspection of Fort Queenscliff on Sunday, as well as tour notes and admissions.  Payment can be made by credit card using the form attached to this e-newsletter.  Places are strictly limited and payment in full must be received by close of business on Tuesday 14 April (Easter Tuesday). 

 

Accommodation is plentiful in Queenscliff but participants are advised to book as soon as possible to confirm their accommodation. 

 

Further enquiries can be made from Timothy Hubbard, Victorian state representative of the Australia ICOMOS Executive Committee by phone on (03) 5568 2623 and 0419 353 195 and by email on timothy@heritagematters.com.au.


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2) ICOMOS South Australian Event to Celebrate World Heritage Day - Monday 20 April

 

Theme of Event - Heritage and Science

Date: Monday 20 April 2009

4.45pm registration for 5pm start - 7.30pm,

AIA Headquarters, 100 Flinders St, Adelaide

 

An Australia ICOMOS meeting, supported by the Department for Environment and Heritage, is to be held at the AIA Headquarters on 20 April 2009 to celebrate World Heritage Day.  The theme this year for World Heritage Day is Heritage and Science.

 

This meeting, will discuss heritage issues generally related to this theme, and our guest speaker will be Stephen Forbes, Director of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens, who will talk about heritage and science at the gardens, and in particular about the recent architectural project there - adjacent to the Museum of Botany. 

 

This will be a highly practical interactive meeting for architects, landscape architects, and other interested parties, and there will be open discussion about the conservation processes as part of this Botanic Gardens project.

 

After the talk, there will be intermission with drinks and famously generous nibbles followed by a "news session" with local conservation architects talking about recent projects.  Participants are still being confirmed, and this too will be interactive. 

 

The event will be held at 100 Flinders Street.  There will be a charge of $15.00 for ICOMOS members, $25 for non members.  Any surplus funds will be donated to the Streetwise Asia fund for Heritage Conservation - and a short introduction about the progress of this fund will be provided at the start of the meeting. 

 

Please RSVP to McDougall & Vines mcdvines@bigpond.com by 16 April 2009 at the latest to assist with catering purposes.  Please also have correct money to pay at the door.  If any participants have examples of recent heritage projects they wish to present at the meeting, please contact Liz Vines.

 

Elizabeth Vines

South Australian Executive Committee representative, Australia ICOMOS

liz@mcdougallvines.com.au 

0419 816 525


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3) World Heritage Day Event, WA - Monday 20 April

 

OLD FARM STRAWBERRY HILL

 

Old Farm, Strawberry Hill, Albany has exceptional heritage significance. It was the first farm in Western Australia commencing in 1827 within a few months of establishment of the Military settlement of King George Sound.  Stock were kept there and vegetables grown for the survival of soldiers and later the early settlers. The original house was a pise cottage. The two storey granite extension was built in 1836.

 

Old Farm building is constructed of stone walls, timber floor and roof framing with slate roof cladding. It sits on reactive clay ground that is subject to swelling when wet and shrinkage when dry. Over a long period there has been foundation movement with consequent cracking and outward movement of walls that is now accelerating. Associated rising damp also continues to damage the building.

 

The Trust has engaged Airey Taylor Consulting to develop a means of stabilising the building to prevent eventual collapse. The stabilisation works involve two separate projects:

 

1.    The underpinning, straightening and rotating back to vertical of the south wall of the single storey kitchen and dining room.

2.    The installation of a moisture stabilisation system for the whole of the building perimeter.

 

This year's World Heritage Day will focus on the conservation works at Old Farm Strawberry Hill. Join Eric Hancock with Peter Airey and Dr Anthea Airey as they explain the techniques being applied to the place.

 

Refreshments will be served after the presentation.

 

Date / time:               6.00 pm, Monday, 20 April 2009

Venue:                       East Perth Cemeteries, Bronte St, East Perth

Cost:                         $12 ICOMOS members; $15 non members

RSVP:                        anne.brake@ntwa.com.au or (08) 9212 1116 by Wednesday 15 April


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4) F i n n  V E R N A D O C  2 0 0 9 - the international documentation camp of vernacular architecture

 

Please see the attachment to this email for further information concerning a recording program in Finland, which is to take place in July/August 2009.


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5) Australia ICOMOS - Canberra Talk Series

 

MEMORIALS AND MEMORIES:

REMEMBERING OKLAHOMA CITY, PORT ARTHUR AND BALI

 

Rosemary Hollow

 

'The destruction was overwhelming, but I've never seen such courage, strength and love.'

 

After tragedies in three very different countries - the massacre at Port Arthur in 1996, the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 and the Bali bombings in 2002 - governments and communities all responded with building memorials and remembering anniversaries. The similarities almost stop there. Not only are the memorials different in design, but so were the processes for planning, for consultation with communities and the ongoing management of the memorials.

 

Using photographs and material from interviews gathered during visits to these sites, Rosemary will describe the memorialisation of these events, and the initial response to the destruction of the World Trade Centre on September 11, 2001.

 

Rosemary Hollow is close to completing her PhD at the Research School of Humanities at ANU on How nations mourn: the memorialization and management of contemporary atrocity sites. Rosemary has worked in natural and cultural heritage management with the Tasmanian and Australian Governments and is currently with the Culture Division of the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts in Canberra.

 

Members and the public are welcome.  Refreshments will be available.  This is part of a series of talks organised in Canberra by Australia ICOMOS.

 

Time & Date:  5.00-6.30 pm, Thursday 23 April 2009 - the talk will actually start at 5.30.

Venue:  Barton Room (NOTE ROOM CHANGE - usually Menzies Room), National Archives of Australia, East Block, Queen Victoria Terrace, Parkes (enter from Kings Avenue side).

RSVP:  To Duncan Marshall at marsd@ozemail.com.au


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6) Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts: Media Release - New Chair for the National Museum Of Australia

 

Federal Minister for the Arts, Peter Garrett, today congratulated Mr Daniel Gilbert AM on his appointment as Chair of the Council of the National Museum of Australia (NMA).

 

Minister Garrett said Mr Gilbert has over 30 years experience in commercial law, specialising in technology and corporate law, as well as an extensive background in social justice issues and the arts.

 

"Mr Gilbert's experience on boards for arts organisations, his extensive business knowledge and passion for social justice issues will be a great asset to the National Museum's Council," Mr Garrett said.

 

"His long-term commitment to service of the law and the community, particularly Indigenous Australians, saw him earn admission as a Member of the Order of Australia in 2005."

 

Mr Gilbert is Managing Partner of law firm Gilbert + Tobin, and is currently Non Executive Director of the National Australia Bank, Councillor for the Australia Business Arts Foundation (ABAF), and a member of the Prime Minister's National Policy Commission on Indigenous Housing.

 

In previous roles, Mr Gilbert has been Chair of the Australian Film, Television and Radio School, Chair of the Law and Justice Foundation of New South Wales, Chair of the Public Interest Advocacy Centre and Director of the Bangarra Dance Theatre.

 

"Mr Gilbert will bring valuable leadership skills and insights to this critical role at the National Museum as it heads into its eighth year since opening and continues its major gallery development program," Mr Garrett said.

 

The National Museum of Australia (www.nma.gov.au) is an award-winning national cultural institution that provides Australians with access to their history and cultural heritage through the maintenance and development of the National Historical Collection, exhibitions and permanent displays, and other activities.

 

Media Contact: Ben Pratt, 0419 968 734


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7) New title: Guidance on inventory and documentation of the cultural heritage

 

Guidance on inventory and documentation of the cultural heritage

 

Improved heritage management and the inclusion of heritage in planning and sustainable development processes necessitate inventory and documentation. More than mere scientific tools recommended in international agreements, inventory and documentation play a strategic role. The complexity of the heritage items that now have to be inventoried and their interaction with our everyday living environment require the clear definition and harmonisation of practices at the European level. Through its work in the 1960s, the Council of Europe helped to lay the methodological bases for inventorying architectural, archaeological and movable heritage. The efforts to systematise the process came in answer to the broadening meaning of heritage, and today new considerations lead us to address such notions as heritage groups. The guidelines proposed in this book reflect the work done so far and provide a basis for future research. It is part of a series produced under the Technical Co-operation and Assistance Programme to present the experience derived from the projects implemented by the Council of Europe.

 

ISBN :                        978-92-871-6557-2

Format :                    16 x 24

No. of pages :           134

Price :                        15 euro/ 30 $ + 10% postage

 

To place an order directly: http://book.coe.int/sysmodules/RBS_page/admin/redirect.php?id=36&lang=EN&produit_aliasid=2397

 

Council of Europe Publishing

Palais de l'Europe, 67075 Strasbourg Cedex, France

E-mail : publishing@coe.int

Visit our site : http://book.coe.int

Tel. : +33 (0)3 88 41 25 81

Fax : +33 (0)3 88 41 39 10


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8) News from ICCROM

 

To view the April 2009 news from ICCROM, visit http://www.iccrom.org/index.shtml


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9) News from ICOMOS International Secretariat

 

US/ICOMOS: Elections

 

US/ICOMOS announces that at its annual meeting held in New Orleans on March 14, three new members were elected to the Board of Directors: Suzanne Deal Booth, director and founder of Friends of Heritage Preservation in Austin,Texas; Grover Mouton of the School of Architecture at Tulane Universitry in New Orleans, Louisiana; and Jeffrey Soule International Director of the American Planning Association in Washington, DC.

 

Nan Gutterman of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Ronald Lee Fleming of Cambridge, Masachusetts, and Newport, Rhode Island, were elected to serve a second three-year term.

 

The Board bade farewell to Pamela Jerome of New York, James Reap of Georgia and Carol Shull of Virginia who completed their maximum statutory term after six years of devoted service to US/ICOMOS.

 

Carol Shull was elected to be a Fellow of US/ICOMOS, a lifetime honor bestowed on members who have rendered outstanding service to US/ICOMOS and to the cause of international cooperation in heritage conservation.

 

Other directors of US ICOMOS are John Fowler, Chair; Stephen Farneth, Vice Chair; Erica Avrami, Secretary; Katherine Slick, Tresurer. Trustees at Large are Lisa Ackerman, Jan CK Anderson, Michael Devonshire, William Dupont, Gina Haney, Frank Hodsoll, Spencer Leineweber, Philip Marshall, George Skarmeas, jon Smith and Jannelle Warren-Findley. Robert Wilburn is the immediate past Chair.

 

Gustavo Araoz, Milagros Flores-Roman, Pamela Jerome, Stephen Kelley, Neil Silberman and Stefan Simon serve as ex-officio non-voting members of the Board due to their international office in ICOMOS.

 

Contact

John FOWLER

US / ICOMOS

401 F Street, NW Room # 331

WASHINGTON D.C. 20001-2728

Tel: +1 202 842 18 66

Fax: +1 202 842 18 61

Email: president@usicomos.org

Website: http://www.usicomos.org/

 

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International Coalition of Sites of Conscience: A Museum for Guantanamo?

 

How Sites of Conscience can stimulate public awareness on detention and migration in a new political era

 

The International Coalition of Sites of Conscience is a worldwide network of "Sites of Conscience" - historic sites specifically dedicated to remembering past struggles for justice and addressing their contemporary legacies. Sites of Conscience, like the Terezin Memorial in the Czech Republic, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum in the US, the Gulag Museum at Perm-36 in Russia, and the District Six Museum in South Africa, are places of memory - such as historic sites, place-based museums or memorials - that confront the history of what happened there and its contemporary implications and foster public dialogue on social issues to build lasting cultures of human rights.

 

From June 26-28, 2009, the International Coalition and the National Civil Rights Museum - site of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - are hosting an international colloquium, "A Museum for Guantanamo?: how Sites of Conscience can stimulate public awareness on detention and migration in a new political era" to develop strategies for how museums in diverse contexts can foster ongoing civic participation in key civil rights and civil liberties issues. The colloquium will convene a select group of international leaders experienced in saving, preserving and interpreting places remembering past struggles over migration, detention, and torture, and those working to address these issues in the present. Exclusive working groups of Sites of Conscience directors, preservationists, and educators, along with advocates attempting to reframe current public debates on migration and protect civil liberties today will develop strategies for activating Sites of Conscience as effective spaces for local and international debate and grassroots engagement in these issues. These strategies will be implemented at Sites of Conscience across the world following the event. Participants in the colloquium constitute a multidisciplinary group with wide-ranging international experience. Speakers at the opening plenary include Doudou Diene, Former United Nations Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance and former UNESCO Director of the Division of Intercultural Projects (currently Division of Intercultural Dialogue) and Hector Timerman, Ambassador of to the United States, Argentina, among others.

Website

For more information about the colloquium, please visit: http://www.sitesofconscience.org/activities/conferences/guantanamo/en/

Contact:

Email: coalition@sitesofconscience.org

 

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Third International Exhibition on Monument Restoration

 

3 April - 19 May 2009, Palazzo Reale, Naples (Italy)

 

Developed to mark the 40th anniversary of the Venice Charter and the foundation of ICOMOS, and following in the footsteps of the 1964 exhibition in Venice, the Third International Exhibition on Monument Restoration, which has been touring Italy since 2006, will now be on show, following previous stops in Rome and Reggio Calabria, at the Palazzo Reale in Napoli from 3 April to 19 May 2009.

 

With the theme "From Restoration to Conservation: 40 years of projects and achievements" the exhibition aims to offer an occasion to exchange national and international experiences on the state of the art of conservation, and many ICOMOS National Committees have contributed. The exhibition has three sections: international, national and Campania, dedicated to regional events such as the restoration of the Cathedral of Pozzuoli.

 

A catalogue of the exhibition in two volumes has been edited. The first volume collecting international experiences, and the second the state of the art in Italy, including an addendum on contemporary architectural heritage at risk.

Further Information

For further information on the exhibition - consult the following websites:

http://www.na.archiworld.it/doc/1119.pdf

 

http://net.palazzorealenapoli.it/002_eventi.asp?id=516&sezione=area%20museale&lev_1=eventi

Contact & Order Catalogues

To order the catalogues (Vol. I. - international section: 30 Euro and Vol. II - Italian section: 35 Euro - excluding postal costs) please contact Prof. Marco Dezzi Bardeschi (marco.dezzi@polimi.it)

 

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Call for Candidates for the UNESCO International Jose Marti Prize

 

The Sector for Social and Human Sciences of UNESCO calls for nominations for the Jose Marti International Prize for which the deadline is 10 April 2009 at midnight.

 

Established in 1994 by the Executive Board of UNESCO at the initiative of Cuba, the Jose Marti International Prize is endowed with a sum of 5,000 U.S. dollars financed by the Cuban Government. Member States or Associate Members of UNESCO, as well as international governmental and non governmental organizations and foundations that maintain official relations with UNESCO and whose activities fall within the scope of the Award are invited to propose a nomination of one person or entity.

 

Applications may in fact be submitted by a person, group of persons, institution or non-governmental organization, from anywhere in the world that the candidate made an important contribution to the unity and the integration of Latin America and the Caribbean and to the preservation of their identities, cultural traditions and historical values.

 

Jose Marti fought from a very early age (Havana, 28 January 1853 - Dos Rios, 19 May 1895) in word and deed for the independence of Cuba, the unity of Latin America and the Caribbean and the ideal of universal concord. His ideas brought him imprisonment, torture and exile to Spain, where he studied at the Universities of Madrid and Zaragoza. A wanderer by force of circumstance, he travelled in Europe, the United States and Latin America. He was a journalist - the first to cover the region as a press correspondent - and founded various newspapers and reviews. His collected works, comprising 28 volumes, reveal the many facets of his outstanding intellectual abilities as poet, educator, diplomat, leader and revolutionary ideologist. Jose Marti gave his life during the war of independence of 1895.

Links

-      Submission form

-      Rules for the Prize

-      Composition of the Jury of the International Jose Marti Prize, 2003-2009

-      Laureates

 

For more information, please contact:

Christina von Furstenberg

Email: c.von-furstenberg@unesco.org

Tel: +33 (0)1 45 68 45 16

Website: www.unesco.org/shs

 

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ICCROM Course: AFRICA 2009 - 11th Regional Course on Conservation and Management of Immovable Cultural Heritage

 

13 July - 2 October 2009, Mombasa (Kenya)

Organizers

Background

The AFRICA 2009 programme, launched in 1998, is aimed at improving conditions for the conservation of immovable cultural property in Africa through better integrating it into a sustainable development framework. Since its inception, the programme has successfully implemented activities at both the regional and site levels. The programme is organized with assistance from the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), The National Heritage Board of Sweden, the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Norway, Finland, and Italy, the Unicom-WHC and ICCROM.

Objective

The aim of the course is to bring together a group of African heritage professionals to build a greater awareness of the most important issues in the area of conservation planning and management, especially as it relates to African immovable heritage. This course is the last in the series of Africa 2009 regional courses and aims at deepening the knowledge of the problems and challenges faced by African heritage professionals and institutions in carrying out conservation work in Africa.

Further Information

Please consult the web page of the course for further details: http://www.iccrom.org/eng/01train_en/announce_en/2009_07Africa2009KEN_en.shtml

Application

Please use the Africa 2009 application forms or write to CHDA at the address below to receive a copy. The application form can be also downloaded from the Africa2009 website. All application forms must be signed/endorsed by the national director in charge of immovable heritage in the applicant's country.

 

The completed application forms and supporting documents should be sent to CHDA by email and by post at the addresses indicated below.

Deadline

Applications must reach CHDA by 20 April 2009. Electronic and paper versions must include the signature and endorsement of the national Director in charge of immovable heritage in the applicant's country. Only complete applications, duly endorsed, will be considered.

Contact

Centre for Heritage Development in Africa

Fort Jesus, Old Law Court Building
Nkrumah Road
PO Box 90010
Mombasa, Kenya
Tel: (254) 41 225 114 / 224 846
Fax: (254) 41 227 985
Email: pmda@heritageinafrica.org ; ishan@heritageinafrica.org

 

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International Relief and Development (IRD): Position Opening

 

Program Director, Archaeological and Historic Preservation Program, Iraq Cultural Heritage Project

 

Location: Erbil, Iraq

Department: Iraq Projects

Nationality: Open to all Nationalities

 

Job Description

Cultural Heritage Project (CHP) in Iraq, being implemented by International Relief and Development (IRD), is designed to focus US and international resources and expertise on rebuilding the professional capabilities of Iraq's museum, heritage and archaeology organizations, and antiquities preservation and management.

 

This is a two-year project funded by a grant from the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and administered by International Relief and Development.

 

CHP is a high profile project which will implement three key program areas that have definable, tangible, measurable results: a) the establishment of a new conservation and historic preservation Institute in Erbil to serve preservation and training needs throughout Iraq; b) the establishment of a professional environment within the Iraq Museum to support its core objectives of preservation and promotion of scholarship; and c) professional development and capacity building of Iraq's museum and antiquities staff

Application

Click on "Careers" section of the IRD website at www.ird.org.

Direct link: http://tinyurl.com/codjzb

Contact

Email: blione.ird@gmail.com

 

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Advanced Masters in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions

 

A Consortium of leading European Universities composed by University of Minho (coordinating institution, Portugal), the Technical University of Catalonia (Spain), the Czech Technical University in Prague (Czech Republic) and the University of Padua will offer a Master Course in Structural Analysis of Monuments and Historical Constructions, beginning in October 2009.

 

The Erasmus Mundus Master Courses represent a route to respond to the challenges of the European higher education system, making of Europe the most competitive region in the world, based on an economy of knowledge. These Master Courses are a reference in the education of high quality, being classified as excellent by the European Commission.

 

The Master Course has duration of one academic year and is intended to civil engineers with a higher education degree of four or five years. Students should carry out the coursework and the thesis in two different countries, obtaining a recognized degree by the two Institutions. The period of application to a Consortium Scholarship is due to May 31, the remaining applications last until September 14.

 

Website

http://www.msc-sahc.org/

Contact

Master Course Secretariat

Tel: +351 253510498

Fax: +351 253510217

Email: secretariat@msc-sahc.org

Website: http://www.msc-sahc.org/

 

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World Bank Urban Development Unit: Directions in Urban Development

 

Infrastructure and Heritage Conservation: Opportunities for Urban Revitalization and Economic Development

 

The World Bank Urban Development Unite announces the latest issue of DIRECTIONS in Urban Development, titled "Infrastructure and Heritage Conservation: Opportunities for Urban Revitalization and Economic Development" authored by Katrinka Ebbe, a consultant working with our Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Thematic Group.

 

The issue can be consulted in PDF format at the following address: http://tinyurl.com/cenxxg

 

DIRECTIONS in Urban Development is a monthly Issues Note aimed at sharing good practice experience, providing a forum to exchange ideas and innovations, and drawing attention to new WB or development partner urban research - all within a focused and succinct format.

 

DIRECTIONS will feature guest authors who are practitioners, policy analysts, academicians, and others interested in sharing new ideas of relevance to the urban development community globally. Please contact Kim Colopinto (kcolopinto@worldbank.org) with suggestions for topics that are timely and relevant to our global urban community and with submissions for the Note.

Contact

Abha Joshi-Ghani

Manager Urban Development

Finance, Economics and Urban Department

The World Bank

Tel: +1 202 473 3714

Fax: +1 202 522 3232

Email: ajoshighani@worldbank.org

Website: www.worldbank.org/urban

 

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Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa (OCPA) News

 

Issue no. 225, 26 March 2009

 

Issue no. 225 of the OCPA News can be downloaded in PDF format at: http://www.ocpanet.org/activities/newsletter/2009/OCPA_News_No225_20090326.pdf

Subscribe

To subscribe to the OCPA News, click here

Contact

Observatory of Cultural Policies in Africa (OCPA)
Secretariat

725 Avenida da Base N'Tchinga
P.O. Box 1207
Maputo
Mozambique

Tel: +258 21 418649
Fax: +258 21 418650

E-mail: secretariat@ocpanet.org

Web: www.ocpanet.org

 

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International Federation of Landscape Architects: IFLA News #81: IFLA and Cultural Landscapes

 

Issue #81 of the IFLA News can be consulted in PDF format at the following address:

http://www.iflaonline.org/uploads/File/IFLANews_81_March09.pdf

 

News Brief

Special issue: IFLA News Brief special issue dedicated to the World Landscape Architecture Month

http://www.iflaonline.org/uploads/File/IFLA%20NEWS%20BRIEF_World%20LA%20Month_090317(1).pdf

Website:

http://www.iflaonline.org

Contact:

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
B-1030 Brussels
Tel.: +32 2 211 33 79
Fax: +32 2 218 89 73
E-mail: admin@iflaonline.org

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ICOMOS

International Council on Monuments and Sites/

Conseil International des Monuments et des Sites
International Secretariat / Secretariat International

49-51 rue de la Federation

75015 Paris - France

Tel : 33 (0) 1 45 67 67 70

Fax : 33 (0) 1 45 66 06 22

e-mail : secretariat@icomos.org


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10) Senior heritage consultant, Context

 

Context is looking for an experienced heritage consultant to be part of our team working on a range of interesting heritage projects, including:

 

     local heritage studies

     municipal heritage plans and strategies

     conservation management plans

     community-based heritage processes: consultation, workshops etc

     social significance assessment

     Indigenous heritage management: places, policies, research

 

You would be part of a small, specialist team, working for existing and new clients. Communication skills are important as you would have direct client contact, and be managing project teams comprising internal and external consultants. You would need skills in time management, delegation, creative and strategic thinking, and working collaboratively.

 

The right person will have broad experience and well-honed skills in heritage assessment, planning and management. Your specialisation could be in one of many relevant disciplines, including: planning and policy, cultural landscapes, architecture, history, archaeology, urban or rural geography, or other allied field.

 

Previous work as a consultant, including project management, would be a distinct advantage. Suitable applicants will have 5-8+ years experience.

 

As well as heritage, Context works in the fields of community and environment, and others on our team offer skills in facilitation, community information, consultation, environmental policy and planning, education and training and change management and more!

 

The position is full-time, and based in Brunswick (Victoria). Some travel locally and interstate is involved.

 

While we are looking for someone to join our in-house team, we are also always interested in talking with other consultants about possible collaborations. And we expect to have a 12 month senior consultant position available starting in June as well - possibly a secondment or a contract position.

 

General enquiries about the position can be directed to Mary Ward - mary.ward@context-pl.com.au - (03) 9380 6933. Our website offers a good overview of the firm - www.context-pl.com.au

 

Please send an application - including a letter addressing your interests in Context and the requirements described above plus your resume - to Mary Ward by email or by post (Context Pty Ltd, 22 Merri Street, Brunswick 3056) no later than Monday 27 April, 2009.


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Australia ICOMOS Secretariat
Georgia Meros, Secretariat Officer
Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific
Deakin University
221 Burwood Highway
Burwood Victoria 3125
Telephone: (03) 9251 7131
Facsimile: (03) 9251 7158
Email: austicomos@deakin.edu.au
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