Australia ICOMOS E-Mail News No. 755

  1. Getty Scholar Reflections + VICOMITES Christmas Drinks, Monday 5 December, Melbourne
  2. South Australia’s Friday Forums return
  3. Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict conference, Adelaide, 7-8 December 2016
  4. Master of Heritage Management @ University of Queensland
  5. Exploring the cultural and scientific values of swamp kauri – a survey
  6. Western Australian Professional development opportunity – Ellensbrook Investigation Workshop
  7. Deakin University Cultural Heritage Seminar, Melbourne, Thursday 17 November
  8. Master of Heritage Studies @ UWA – applications open
  9. Public lecture: World Monument’s Fund’s Lisa Ackerman, Deakin University, Wednesday 30 November
  10. Deakin Master of Cultural Heritage DUAL AWARD with World Heritage Masters at Brandenburg Technical University – Cottbus, Germany
  11. Living Heritage Grants Program – applications open
  12. Museums Australia VIC events – Careers | Marketing
  13. University of Melbourne: Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage – applications open
  14. Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Economic Development
  15. Workshop on “3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures”, 1-3 March 2017, Greece – call for papers
  16. “Managing Collection Environments” – new Getty Conservation Institute course
  17. Getty Foundation Keeping It Modern Grants – applications open
  18. ICOMOS / Kyushu University workshop on reconstruction of destroyed/damaged cultural heritage – call for papers deadline extended
  19. New title: Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice
  20. News from ICCROM
  21. Green Museum Project Sustainability Seminar, 16 November, Melbourne
  22. The Johnston Collection – What’s On
  23. Duldig Studio Museum & Sculpture Garden – What’s On
  24. Cambridge Heritage Research bulletin
  25. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Consultant, GML Heritage, Sydney
  26. SITUATION VACANT Historian/Heritage Consultant, GML Heritage, Sydney
  27. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Planner, TPG Town Planning, Urban Design and Heritage, Perth
  28. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Consultant, City Plan Services, Sydney
  29. SITUATION VACANT Heritage Architect/Consultant, Trethowan Architecture, Melbourne

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1. Getty Scholar Reflections + VICOMITES Christmas Drinks, Monday 5 December, Melbourne

Getty Scholar Reflections
Japanese Room, Melbourne School of Design, Parkville
Monday 5 December, 6pm

During April-June this year, Liz Vines was a Visiting Scholar at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles. The Getty Center opened to the public on 16 December 1997, to the design of Richard Meier, at a cost at the time of $1.3 billion, and is one of the wealthiest museum and research centres in the world. The Melbourne School of Design and Australia ICOMOS are hosting a talk where Liz will share her experiences including:

  • What is a Getty Scholar position and how do you apply?
  • Her topic of research was “New Development in Creative Heritage Cities”, which is the focus of her proposed book, Streetwise Design – A Guide for Creative Heritage Cities, a sequel to her two previous books, Streetwise and Streetwise Asia.
  • The Case Study House program and more generally the mid-century modern architecture of Los Angeles and Palm Springs with architects, such as Ray and Charles Eames (the Eames house, 1949), Pierre Koenig (the Stahl house 1960), Harry Gesner (the Scantlin house 1965), and others.
  • The architecture of Greene and Greene, Frank Lloyd Wright and Frank Gehry in Los Angeles.
  • The April-September innovative Mogao Grottoes immersive exhibition at the Getty, which showcases the Cave Temple conservation along the Silk Road.
  • Her personal reflections of various planning issues of Los Angeles

Speaker

Elizabeth (Liz) Vines, is a heritage architect and graduate of Melbourne University and is a recent past President of Australia ICOMOS. She has worked throughout Australia and Asia with her firm McDougall & Vines. She is a Visiting Professor at HKU, an Adjunct Professor at the Cultural Heritage Asia Pacific Group, Deakin University, Melbourne and partner in the firm McDougall & Vines. Elizabeth spent February and March of 2015 in Yangon, Myanmar working on a EU project with the Yangon Heritage Trust where she became interested and concerned about the quality of new development in this important heritage city. In 2016, she was a Guest Scholar for three months at the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles, researching the challenge of appropriate infill design in historical contexts. Elizabeth is committed to the practical reuse, improvement and rejuvenation of city centres and heritage buildings and is a passionate advocate for heritage conservation issues.

Download the Getty Conservation Guest Scholar Program flyer for more information.

 

VICOMITES CHRISTMAS DRINKS, Monday 5 December, Post-talk

Christmas drinks for Victorian ICOMOS members will follow Liz’s talk, at the same venue. Please also RSVP to Robyn Clinch by email for the post-talk drinks.

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2. South Australia’s Friday Forums return

After an absence of a number of years the SA Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR), in partnership with the Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI), are reinstating Friday Forums, beginning with the first Friday Forum on Friday 25 November 2016.

These Forums are designed to provide opportunities for heritage professionals and people interested in the management of our built heritage to discuss matters of mutual interest and to network with colleagues over wine and cheese.

The first re-instated Friday Forum (25 November 2016) will include two presentations:

a) DPTI’s Historic Buildings Conservation Program – funding for State-owned State Heritage Places

b) DEWNR’s State Heritage Unit – what they have been doing and future initiatives

Please join us Friday 25 November at 4.30pm at Level 9, 81 Waymouth Street, Adelaide, with presentations between 4.45 and 5.30pm. For catering purposes, please make a booking at this link.

If you would like any further information about the reinstated Friday Forums, please contact Hamish Angas, State Heritage Unit, DEWNR – email Hamish or phone him on (08) 8124 4956.

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3. Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict conference, Adelaide, 7-8 December 2016

Australian Red Cross and the University of Adelaide Law School are holding a conference on protecting cultural property in armed conflict, to be held on 7-8 December 2016.

This conference will look at the international legal paradigms impacting cultural property protections, related contemporary Australian issues and approaches to cultural property protections and State implementation of legal obligations.

The Conference also provides an opportunity to bring the issue of protections for cultural property in armed conflict to the fore in the thinking of Australian decision makers, and gives a forum for experts to share their insights and experience.

Speakers include:

  • Mr Shane Simpson AM, Heritage lawyer and author of Borders of Culture: Review of the Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986
  • Ms Anna Segall, Legal Advisor and Director, Office of International Standards and Legal Affairs – UNESCO
  • Dr Phoebe Wynn-Pope, Director IHL and Movement Relations, Australian Red Cross
  • Professor Tim McCormack, Special Adviser on IHL to the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court in the Hague
  • Associate Professor Dale Stephens, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide

The conference venue is the Ligertwood Building at the University of Adelaide Law School.

For further information please see the Protecting Cultural Property in Armed Conflict flyer and do not hesitate to email Anna Griffin with any questions, or contact Anna by phone on (02) 9229 4294.

Registrations can be made at this link.

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4. Master of Heritage Management @ University of Queensland

The University of Queensland is presently inviting applications for enrolments in its Master of Heritage Management. Graduates of archaeology, anthropology, history, town planning, architecture and other cognate disciplines are encouraged to apply. An Honours degree is not required. For further information, follow this link, or email Dr Andrew Sneddon.

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5. Exploring the cultural and scientific values of swamp kauri – a survey

Extent Heritage and NIWA have been commissioned by the Ministry of Primary Industries (MPI), New Zealand to explore and document the cultural heritage and scientific values of this New Zealand timber, which is found buried and preserved in peat swamps in New Zealand’s north. MPI is seeking a broader understanding of the values that different groups associate with swamp kauri. In particular, they are seeking a deeper understanding of:

  • The cultural values that swamp kauri holds for relevant groups, such as hapu and iwi within Te Tai Tokerau
  • The heritage values associated with swamp kauri
  • The scientific values that swamp kauri holds
  • How the different values relate to one another, and what the greatest risks to those values might be
  • An indication of steps that can be taken to maintain these values for future New Zealanders

In addition to the other research tasks, we have developed a short electronic survey to canvass the range of values relevant to swamp kauri. If you know about this timber and have an interest in it we urge you to complete our electronic survey. We estimate that it will take you less than 10 minutes and it will help us to understand the range of values held by individuals and sectors of the community. To complete the survey click on this link.

For further information please email Dr Susan McIntye-Tamwoy.

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6. Western Australian Professional development opportunity – Ellensbrook Investigation Workshop

Western Australian Professional development opportunity – Ellensbrook Investigation Workshop
(3 formal CPD points – AIA)

A practical materials conservation workshop, led by David Young and in conjunction with Peter Baxendale, will be held at Ellensbrook, a National Trust property in Margaret River on Tuesday 22 November. Ellensbrook was settled in 1857 by Alfred and Ellen Bussell in Mokidup, an area of considerable significance to the Wardandi Bibbulmun people.

The workshop will cover a range of topics including sampling, bringing material and structural conservation together and specifying modern materials in conservation.

Date & time: Tuesday 22 November, 10.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: Employed – $150, students – $75; includes catering, excludes travel
Bookings and payments: ph (08) 9321 6088 by Friday 4 November
Enquiries: email Caroline Stokes
More details: click here

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7. Deakin University Cultural Heritage Seminar, Melbourne, Thursday 17 November

Deakin University’s final Cultural Heritage Seminar will be a presentation by Dr Avril Alba (The University of Sydney), on “Creating a Beit Haim: the new permanent Holocaust Exhibition at the Sydney Jewish Museum”.

Please join Deakin for this last seminar of the year, organised by the Deakin Cultural Heritage Asia-Pacific Network, to mark the end of our 2016 season of seminars.

Dr Avril Alba (biography below) from The University of Sydney will speak about the new permanent Holocaust Exhibition at the Sydney Jewish Museum. This special event is organised in partnership with the Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne.

Before the seminar, there will be drinks and nibbles to come together and celebrate another busy year.

Biography

Dr Avril Alba is Lecturer in Holocaust Studies and Jewish Civilisation in the Department of Hebrew, Biblical and Jewish Studies at the University of Sydney and is also Acting Director of the University’s Masters in Museums and Heritage program. She teaches and researches in the broad areas of Holocaust and modern Jewish history with a focus on Jewish and Holocaust museums. Her monograph The Holocaust Memorial Museum: Secular Sacred Space exploring the largely unexamined topic of museums as sacred spaces was published by Palgrave MacMillan in 2015. From 2002-2011 Avril was the Education Director at the Sydney Jewish Museum where she also served as the Project Director/Curator for the permanent exhibition Culture and Continuity in 2008-09. She continues to serve as the consulting lead curator for the museum’s permanent Holocaust exhibition, scheduled to open in November 2016. Avril’s other research interests include Australian Holocaust memory, the ‘activist’ museum, and pre-war Jewish museums and exhibitions.

Date: Thursday 17 November 2016

Time: 4:00-5:30pm

Venue: Deakin University Melbourne City Centre, 3/550 Bourke Street, Melbourne

RSVP: to Antonio Gonzalez by email

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8. Master of Heritage Studies @ UWA – applications open

 

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The University of Western Australia (UWA) is currently accepting applications in the Master of Heritage Studies for study in Semester 1, 2017. Applications will close on 3 February 2017.

The course is likely to be of interest to those who wish to work in a field that intersects with heritage, be this in government, the business sector, non-government organisations, international organisations, museums, universities, heritage agencies, national and provincial parks and more.

The Master of Heritage Studies covers tangible and intangible heritage including natural, cultural and historical heritage. Students will have the opportunity to travel across Western Australia and around the world, to understand heritage issues and learn how to work with industries and governments to record, manage and present heritage in partnership with Indigenous communities. The Master degree includes both an exchange program to China – critical for students wishing to be competitive in the Asian Century – and the opportunity for highly desired professional placements.

Please email the Post Grad team for further information or apply now!

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9. Public lecture: World Monument’s Fund’s Lisa Ackerman, Deakin University, Wednesday 30 November

Deakin University’s Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation is pleased to announce a public lecture by Lisa Ackerman, World Monuments Fund’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, 3.30-5.00pm on Wednesday 30 November 2016, at Deakin’s Melbourne Corporate Centre.

Please see the Lisa Ackerman Public Lecture flyer for details, and RSVP to Ms Melathi Saldin by email by 25 November to register your attendance. Numbers will be limited, so we encourage you to do so soon.

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10. Deakin Master of Cultural Heritage DUAL AWARD with World Heritage Masters at Brandenburg Technical University – Cottbus, Germany

Applications are now OPEN for 2017 entry to Deakin’s long-standing and internationally recognised post-graduate programs in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies – follow link for more information. We offer flexible learning options at the Melbourne Burwood Campus or online.

We are very pleased to offer a unique dual award with our partners at the World Heritage Studies program at BTU-Cottbus in Germany. To join our 3rd dual award cohort in March, please apply online to enrol in the Master of Cultural Heritage, and also send an Expression of Interest letter to Kristal Buckley by email by 30 November. For further information, visit the culturalheritage@deakin blog.

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11. Living Heritage Grants Program – applications open

Safeguarding and reactivating our heritage

Victoria’s heritage is rich and diverse with more than 2,325 State significant heritage places and objects on the Victorian Heritage Register. These contribute to the liveability of Victoria and provide a wide range of economic, social and other benefits.

The Living Heritage Program – included in the 2015-16 Victorian Budget – will provide $30 million over four years to safeguard and reactivate the State’s key heritage resources.

The Program includes $7 million for a competitive community heritage grants program targeting ‘at risk’ State-listed heritage places.

Applications are open

The first round of the competitive community heritage grants program is open and will close on 7 November 2016. There will be subsequent grant rounds in 2017, 2018 and 2019.

For more information, visit the Living Heritage Program website.

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12. Museums Australia VIC events – Careers | Marketing

Seminar: Careers in Museums

This session is for students and emerging museum professionals. Hear from experienced staff about career directions and pathways, and learn tips on how to write a stand out application, interview techniques, and how to build your employability in the museum sector.

Speakers

  • Paul Bowers, Director, Collections, Research & Education, Museum Victoria
  • Anna Briers, Senior Curator, Shepparton Art Museum, Greater Shepparton City Council
  • Rebecca Carland, Curator, History of Collections, Museum Victoria
  • Bronwyn Roper, Senior Cultural Development Producer, National Trust of Australia (Victoria)
  • Jed Smith, Manager, Museum and Heritage Services, Melbourne Cricket Club

Date: Thursday 17 November
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Melbourne Museum
Cost: Students and Members: $20, Non-members: $30

> Book now to secure your place

 

Museum Practice: Marketing, Grants, and Fundraising

Learn strategies to market your museum to visitors, sponsors and potential donors. Write compelling grant applications and be financially sustainable. Hear about the current financial climate for museums and galleries and gain practical tips on how to get funding and work successfully with sponsors to meet your goals.

This seminar is facilitated by the Museum Accreditation Program Managers and generously supported by the R E Ross Trust.

Speakers include (more tbc)

  • Laura Miles, Executive Director Museums Australia (Victoria)
  • Dr Sharron Dickman, Author of The Marketing Mix and The Arts Marketing Pocket Guide

Date: Tuesday 22 November
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm
Venue: National Wool Museum, Geelong
Cost: Students and Members: $20, Non-members: $40

> Book now to secure your place

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13. University of Melbourne: Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage – applications open

Applications for the Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne are now being accepted.

This unique cross-disciplinary and industry-oriented program is open to graduates who are passionate about the social and cultural dimensions of the built environment in the 21st century. The core subjects in the Master of Urban and Cultural Heritage examine contemporary and theoretical approaches to heritage policy, regulation and practice; new approaches to digital technologies and heritage; issues of heritage significance within historical and cross-cultural contexts; cultural heritage and its social and economic impacts, including tourism; and heritage reconstruction. Students will gain critical research and presentation skills in the analysis, documentation and management of heritage sites, landscapes and tangible and intangible cultural practices. Students also study a range of specialist electives, with the option to undertake a research project or industry internship.

Key Features of the program include the examination of:

  • Heritage in a global context, with a focus on the Asia-Pacific
  • Heritage and Digital Technologies
  • Heritage, Natural Disasters and Reconstruction
  • Urban and Landscape Heritage
  • Heritage Interiors and Moveable and Intangible Heritage
  • Property, Construction and Heritage
  • Cultural and Historical Heritage Significance
  • Indigenous Cultural Heritage
  • Cultural Industries, the Arts, Tourism and Heritage

Full details, including instructions on how to apply, can be found here.

Applications for Semester 1 close Wednesday 30 November 2016.

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14. Bridge Fellowship in Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Economic Development

The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are now seeking to appoint four top postdoctoral researchers in areas that address major global challenges. One of these theme areas is Cultural Heritage and Economic Development. The Birmingham-Illinois BRIDGE Fellowship programme brings together international research teams in the UK and USA to recruit high-potential, early-career researchers and contribute to the research and academic excellence of both institutions.

How can meaningful heritage economies be constructed / managed to satisfy diverse and highly mobile communities and tourists? How do local, regional and national identities fare within the emergence of heritage economies? How are different types of heritage received by communities in the face of social change and economic decline? Such questions reflect a move away from a sole concern with preserving heritage at any cost, to a more sophisticated and nuanced approach to heritage as being instrumental in leveraging development and in recognition of its wider interpretations to shifting audiences. Under the broad theme of Heritage, Tourism and Economic Development, we are inviting researchers to consider such questions and embark on a project / projects that will mesh with the interests of both IIICH and CHAMP.

Why apply for a BRIDGE Fellowship?

✓ 3 year research post

✓ Research high impact areas that address global challenges

✓ Collaborate with international research teams

✓ International Experience: 2 years at Birmingham, 1 year at Illinois

✓ Research budget and funding for placement in Illinois

✓ Fast track to permanent academic lecturer post at Birmingham

Become a Bridge Fellow in is in Cultural Heritage and Economic Development and fast track your research career.

For more information, visit the University of Birmingham website or email Hannah Stetton.

The closing date for applications is 7 November 2016.

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15. Workshop on “3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures”, 1-3 March 2017, Greece – call for papers

3D-ARCH 2017
7th International ISPRS/CIPA Workshop on “3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures”
1-3 March 2017
Nafplio, Greece

Abstract submission deadline: 20 November 2016

The 7th ISPRS/CIPA 3D-ARCH international workshop on “3D Virtual Reconstruction and Visualization of Complex Architectures” will be held in Nafplio (Greece) on 1-3 March 2017. Nafplio is an heritage seaport village in the Peloponnesus peninsula, approx 2hrs south-west of Athens.

The 2017 edition will focus on the steps and processes for smart 3D reconstruction, modelling, accessing and understanding of virtual environments from multiple data sources.
Topics include:

  • Multi-source data and multi-sensors approaches
  • Low-cost sensors and open-source algorithms for terrestrial 3D modeling
  • Automation in data registration
  • Image matching and 3D reconstruction
  • Point cloud analysis
  • 4D modelling
  • Procedural modeling and BIM
  • Accuracy requirement and assessment in 3D reconstructions
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality applied to the visualization and conservation of complex architectures and heritage

The event will have single-track technical sessions with oral presentations, poster sessions and demos.

REGISTRATION FEES
The registration fee includes the participation at the scientific event, proceedings, lunches, coffee breaks, welcome party and social dinner.

  • EARLY (before 22 January 2017) – Student : 170 euro, Regular: 200 euro
  • LATE (btw 22 January 24 February 2017) – Student: 220 euro, Regular: 250
    euro
  • ON-SITE – Student: 270 euro, Regular: 300 euro

INVITED SPEAKERS

  • Daniel Girardeau-Montaut (The CloudCompare Project): “Cloudcompare: origin, developments, successful stories, future”
  • Andreas Nüchter (University of Wurzburg, Germany): “Efficient 3D Point Cloud Processing with 3DTK –
    The 3D Toolkit”

IMPORTANT DATES

  • Abstract submission (at least 1000 words, possibly with figures): 20 November 2016
  • Notification to authors: 20 December 2016
  • Full paper (ISPRS format, max 8 pages): 22 January 2017

PAPERS PUBLICATION

The accepted articles will be published in the ISPRS International Archives of Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences. Each submitted paper needs at least one paid registration fee.

For more information, visit the conference website.

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16. “Managing Collection Environments” – new Getty Conservation Institute course

The Getty Conservation Institute is pleased to announce that applications are now available for our new course “Managing Collection Environments: Preserving Collections in the Age of Sustainability”. This three-phase course, which includes online activities, an intensive workshop, and a period of distance mentoring, aims to disseminate recent research and thinking on technical aspects of environmental management while enhancing participants’ critical thinking and analysis to different kinds of information, and enhance their decision-making and influence within institutional frameworks. The Course intends to provide up-to-date knowledge on technical advances, practical implementation, and decision-making skills for collection preservation. The Workshop provides an intensive face-to-face opportunity for the dissemination of knowledge, sharing of expertise and skill development.

  • Phase 1 – Online Activities, Beginning March 2017 (10 weeks)
  • Phase 2 – Intensive Workshop, June 5–16, 2017 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia (2 weeks)
  • Phase 3 – Distance Mentoring, Beginning July 2017 (6 months)

ELIGIBILITY

This course is open to 18 mid-to senior-career professionals whose responsibilities include conservation, collection or facility management for collections in cultural institutions, such as museums, libraries and archives. Participants will either be based in an institution or directly contribute to an institution’s mission through long-term consultancy or support. Participants may act as a focal point for an internal network in their institution or project, especially during the mentoring phase.

COST

The total cost of the course is $750, including the pre-course online activities and the six-month mentoring period. This does not include travel to Philadelphia, accommodation and meals during the two-week workshop.

APPLICATION PROCESS

For additional information, and to complete an online application, please visit this link.

DEADLINE

30 November 2016

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17. Getty Foundation Keeping It Modern Grants – applications open

The Getty Foundation is currently accepting letters of inquiry for our 2017 Keeping It Modern grants. Please help us reach preservation architects, conservators, engineers, architectural historians, and other professionals involved with the stewardship of publicly-owned 20th century buildings.

All letters of inquiry are due 1 December 2016.

More information can be found at the Getty Foundation website.

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18. ICOMOS / Kyushu University workshop on reconstruction of destroyed/damaged cultural heritage – call for papers deadline extended

ICOMOS and Kyushu University, Japan will jointly convene an international workshop in 2017. The workshop is intended as an opportunity to engage in open and constructive discussion on the subject of the reconstruction of destroyed/damaged cultural heritage.

Under the title “A contemporary provocation: reconstructions as tools of future-making”, the venture is a pilot initiative of the ICOMOS University Forum, and will be hosted by ICOMOS in Paris from 13-15 March 2017.

Although primarily envisaged as an event within the University Forum, the organisers are concerned to ensure that intellectual contributions come also from outside the ambit of the university sector, and draw on the insights of the wider heritage-active community. We also hope to have a broad representation of disciplines as well as a global distribution within this group.

Since the workshop will not be presentation-based, but a discussion-based event, the size of the workshop cannot be large – we envisage a total participation of some 30-35 experts. The nature of the event is described in the ‘A contemporary provocation’ workshop concept paper.

Participation will be on the basis of an accepted abstract. If you would like to participate, please submit an abstract by the stated date, now extended to 18 November 2016, following the guidelines in the concept paper, and informing us which of the three workshop themes you would wish to address. We would suggest that abstract should go beyond a simple case study.

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19. New title: Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice 

Co-authors Robert G. Thomson and John H. Stubbs are pleased to announce that the title Architectural Conservation in Asia: National Experiences and Practice was just published by Routledge UK. A decade in the making and involving several noted contributors, the book is the third in the Time Honored Architectural Conservation Documentation series. Sites referenced are further described at this link.

Also click on the links below for more information – the flyer offers the book for a 20% discount.

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20. News from ICCROM

To view the latest news from ICCROM, click here.

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21. Green Museum Project Sustainability Seminar, 16 November, Melbourne

Climate change is a complex and powerful force that is not only disrupting global environments, resources, economies and human societies, but directly and indirectly impacts our tangible and intangible cultural heritage assets as well as the organisations that manage them. As part of the Green Museum Project, Museums Australia (Victoria) invites you to a special seminar on environmental sustainability and its relationship to Victorian cultural heritage collections and organisations.

For more information, click here.

Date: 16 November 2016
Time: 12pm-3pm
Venue: Discovery Centre, Melbourne Museum
Cost: Free – bookings required

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22. The Johnston Collection – What’s On

Click here to read the latest news from the Johnston Collection.

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23. Duldig Studio Museum & Sculpture Garden – What’s On

To read the latest news from the Duldig Studio Museum & Sculpture Garden, click on this link.

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24. Cambridge Heritage Research bulletin

To read the latest Cambridge Heritage Research bulletin, click on the following link.

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25. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Consultant, GML Heritage, Sydney

GML Heritage is seeking a dynamic and experienced cultural heritage specialist to enhance our business in the Heritage Places team. The successful applicant will hold a degree (ideally with Honours or Masters) in a built heritage discipline (preferably architecture) and have at least four years’ experience in a heritage consulting environment. You will have excellent writing skills, with demonstrated experience in preparing heritage advice, including heritage assessments, conservation management plans and heritage impact statements. Click here for more information.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 16 November 2016.

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26. SITUATION VACANT Historian/Heritage Consultant, GML Heritage, Sydney

GML Heritage is seeking a dynamic and experienced historian and interpretation specialist to enhance our business in the Heritage Places Team.  The successful applicant will hold a degree (ideally with Masters) in applied history or a related discipline and have at least two years’ experience in a consulting environment. You will have extensive experience in conducting historic research and writing summaries and detailed histories for a range of heritage reports including heritage assessments, conservation management plans, and heritage impact statements. You will also have demonstrable experience in writing interpretation strategies and plans, and developing interpretive content for heritage-listed places. Click here for more information.

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 16 November 2016.

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27. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Planner, TPG Town Planning, Urban Design and Heritage, Perth

TPG Town Planning, Urban Design and Heritage has been at the forefront of town planning and urban design for the last 25 years. With offices in Perth and Sydney, in August 2016, we joined forces with specialist place-making consultancy, Place Match, to create an exclusive one-stop shop for place creation – TPG + Place Match.

Due to one of our senior people going on maternity leave, we have a 12 month contract role opportunity to join our busy organisation as a Senior Heritage Planner.

The role

The Senior Heritage Planner will require someone who has solid experience working in heritage planning from either the private sector or government; preferably someone who has had consulting experience.

The position is for those who have excellent technical knowledge, seeking challenges in managing projects and liaising with clients and a desire to work on some of the most exciting heritage projects in the State.

For more information and to apply, click here.

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28. SITUATION VACANT Senior Heritage Consultant, City Plan Services, Sydney

SENIOR HERITAGE CONSULTANT POSITION – FULL-TIME

The City Plan Services group of companies is celebrating 20 years as an industry leading specialist consultancy. With offices in Sydney, Gosford, Newcastle and the Gold Coast, we provide services in the area of Building Regulations, Town Planning and Heritage.

City Plan Heritage is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Heritage Consultant to join our Sydney team to provide high level cultural heritage consulting services.

The Position

Reporting to the Heritage Director, the successful applicant will be expected to carry out all the standard roles of a Senior Heritage Consultant, including but not limited to:

  • Preparation of a range of heritage reports including Heritage Impact Statements, Conservation Management Plans, and Heritage Interpretation Strategies
  • Management of several projects simultaneously and cope with competing deadlines
  • Undertaking detailed historical research to the standard of a professional historian (including sourcing and analysis of archival sources) for Conservation Management Plans, Heritage Assessments, and Heritage Studies
  • Working independently with no or minimal supervision

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate excellent communication skills, pay attention to detail and provide a professional and courteous attitude when liaising with clients to focus upon and expand established client relationships. Management & organisational skills, an ability to prioritise, implement instructions and complete tasks unsupervised and in a timely manner whilst working as part of a team is essential

Our assessment criteria for this position will include:

  • Minimum 5 or more years’ experience working in the heritage sector with a particular focus on report writing, undertaking heritage studies and providing heritage advice
  • A degree in cultural heritage or a related discipline is essential
  • A background in archaeology and/or Australian architecture
  • Membership to Australia ICOMOS (or eligibility for membership) is essential

The successful applicant will be required to start late November/early December 2016.

For more information on this role or to submit your application (including cover letter & CV), please email Kim Bennett or phone (02) 8270 3500 by close of business 4 November 2016.

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29. SITUATION VACANT Heritage Architect/Consultant, Trethowan Architecture, Melbourne

Trethowan Architecture are looking for an architect or related professional with relevant qualifications and experience to be involved in a variety of heritage projects.

If you are interested in the position please email Mark Stephenson at Trethowan Architecture.

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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.

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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 VIC 3125
Telephone: (03) 9251 7131
Email: austicomos@deakin.edu.au
http://www.icomos.org/australia

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