writer Tahar Ouettar and French academic Michel Lagarde laureates
of 2005 Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture UNESCO Headquarters,
29 09 2005 - The Sharjah Prize was created by the Executive Board
of UNESCO in 1998 thanks to funds provided by the Government of
Sharjah. The prize is presented to honor individuals, groups or
institutions that have contributed in a significant way to the development,
dissemination and promotion of Arab culture in the world, as well
as to the preservation and revitalization of Arab intangible cultural
Forum on Music: Music and Society in the 21st Century
Los Angeles, USA
01 - 04 10 2005 - The Forum is a highly influential global knowledge-building
platform and is organized jointly by the International Music Council
of UNESCO and the Cultural Affairs Department of the City of Los Angeles.
courses of the Masters Module on Art, Design and Technology in the
Arab States Online
01 - 14 10 2005 - Ongoing call for applications on the online courses
from Part I of the pilot "Masters Module on Art, Design and Technology
in the Arab States", an experimental first class course offered
by UNESCO DigiArts, in partnership with the following universities:
ALBA (Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts), American University
in Beirut, Lebanese American University in Lebanon and Media Lab University
of Art and Design, Helsinki.
of 20th Century Cultural Heritage Kos, Greece
03 - 05 10 2005 - The 2nd Hazards and Modern Heritage International
Conference, organized by the Italian and Greek International Centre
for the Preservation of Architectural Heritage (CICOP), will provide
a forum for scientists and experts on the vulnerability of cultural
heritage in the face of natural and technological hazards in order
to assist them to improve information about scientific achievements
and policy in risk management.
2005 : The European Heritage Forum Kortrijk, Belgium
07 - 10 10 2005 - Conservare 2005 aims at stimulating dialogue, sharing
experiences and encouraging co-operation between European institutes
and authorities, at all levels, and members of civil society (associations
and individuals), all of whom are engaged in a common effort to protect,
preserve, interpret and promote Europe’s heritage.
and HIV/AIDS in English-speaking Africa Bukasa, Uganda
12 10 2005 - 01 11 2005 - About 30 young volunteers from all over
Africa, Canada and India will come together for a three-week workshop
on the use of interactive theatre in response to HIV and AIDS in English-speaking
International, No. 227 at the Musée Guimet Paris,
17 10 2005 - A public debate will take place at the Musée
national des arts asiatiques following presentations by Professors
Enrique Nalda, Romilla Thapar and François Hartog, based
on their articles published in MUSEUM International No. 227 on the
concept of cultural diversity in relation to heritage.
and Sites in their Setting: Conserving Cultural Heritage in Changing
Townscapes and Landscapes Xi’an, China
17 - 21 10 2005 - 15th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Scientific
Symposium. At the official opening on 17 October, a special celebration
will mark ICOMOS’s 40th anniversary. An exhibition on its achievements
since its foundation is also planned during the meeting.
of States Party to The Hague Convention and to the Second Protocol
UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France
26 10 2005 - Both meetings will lead to the adoption of a set of recommendations
on implementation of these instruments at the national level, and
election of a committee.
Man World Heritage Site Beijing, China
27 - 30 10 2005 - Within the framework of the project for the “Protection
and Rehabilitation of the Peking Man World Heritage Site”, the
Division of Cultural Heritage is organizing the Second Meeting of
the International Technical Committee (ITC), established in 1997.
Aspects of Heritage Kraków, Poland
29 - 30 10 2005 - Within the HERMES Project, this is the second of
four symposiums to be held, sixteen partners from eight countries
will join forces in order to promote processes of regional development.
and Resolution of Conflict through Intercultural Dialogue
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
30 - 31 10 2005 - This seminar, emphasizing the role of local actors
and ICT (Information and Communication Technologies), is organized
by UNESCO in co-operation with the Gambidi Multimedia Centre/”Culture
in the Neighbourhood Centre”.