Forum UNESCO - University and Heritage

Meetings & Workshops

Teaching World Heritage and the New Information and Communication Technologies in Africa, 15-17 October 2002, Agence de la Francophonie (AUF), Regional Office, Dakar, Senegal
Provisional Agenda

UNESCO Press Release

Sixth International Seminar of FORUM UNESCO
Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain (10-15 September 2001). (Report: English - Spanish)

Meeting of rectors FORUM UNESCO in Asia and the Pacific Region
Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia (June 2001).

International Training Course in Heritage
Ecole Nationale du Patrimoine, France, jointly with ICOMOS (June 2001).

West African Universities Workshop
(With the support of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie), Dakar, Senegal, (May 2001).

Workshop: "Conservation, Preservation and Restoration of the Architectural Heritage"
Tlemcen, Algeria, Abu-Bekr Belkaîd University (21-23 May 2001).

First Meeting of the Spanish and Portuguese Universities of FORUM UNESCO
Universidad Alcalá de Henares, Alcalá, Spain (5-7 April 2001).

Preparatory Meeting for the Sixth International Seminar
UNESCO, Paris (13-14 February 2001).

Exhibition and Symposium "Young People and the World Heritage"
United Nations Headquarters, New York (25 November 2001-6 January 2002).

Fourth Ibero-American Meeting
Colombia (August-September 2001).

Historical Centre of Milan
A feasibility study for the rehabilitation of an ancient building as a "house of knowledge" was conducted and submitted to the Municipal Council in 2000 by the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan. Implementation of this project will require the endeavours of various faculties in a pluridisciplinary approach and will provide students with experience of a practical pilot project (2001).

Rehabilitation of a Building in Santiago, Cuba
Which after restoration will become the Office of Forum UNESCO in Cuba.  (Work undertaken by the Polytechnic University of Valencia).

Symposium on "Valencia Architecture and Music"
Organization of a series of concerts of Valencian music from the fifteenth to the twentieth century, in various heritage buildings, according to the period of the work being played.

Building of a copy of an antique honey-making machine in Utiel (Valencia, Spain).  
With the support of the Utiel municipality and the participation of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain).

Interdisciplinary University Training Programmes
Establishment and development of means of facilitating student mobility on an international level (grants, agreements, inter-university arrangements, etc.), Institut du Patrimoine, IPAC, Canada.

Virtual Institute and Moving Inventory
Establishment of an infrastructure for the transmission of knowledge through the dissemination of archives and documentation on the heritage and creation of an international network for electronic exchanges permitting direct access to databanks and research work for limited dissemination, Institut du Patrimoine, IPAC, Canada.

Heritage: the Media, Mediatization and Mediation
Organization of an international symposium on the role of the media in the dissemination and presentation of the heritage, Institut du Patrimoine, IPAC, Canada.

Women, Heritage and Development
Think tank within the universities of Forum UNESCO in Latin America, Institut du Patrimoine, IPAC, Canada.

Museology of Reconciliation
Cultural mediation, civic mediation. Mostar: the role of the museum and archives in an intercultural context. Partnerships with the University of Mostar and the University of Zagreb, Laval University and IPAC (Canada).

Transposing the concept of an Economuseum in the African context
Development of a partnership between the University of Benin, the National Museum in Lomé, Togo and the Société des Économusées of Quebec, in order to establish economuseums in Africa, Laval University and IPAC (Canada).

Ethnological mission to West Africa
Cultural heritage, memory, museum and local community in a comparative perspective, Institut du Patrimoine, IPAC, Canada.

ICOM 2001
Participation of Forum UNESCO - University and Heritage in the Committee of University Museums.

Protection of the Heritage of Tetuan, Morocco
A field trip involving a teacher and students from the Polytechnic University of Valencia to conduct surveys with local representatives and identify priority projects.

Living World Heritage: The Shared Ethical Responsibilities of Universities

Last update 05/06/01


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