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ICOM UK networking luncheon, Thurs 8 November, MA Conference, Belfast

ICOM UK will be hosting a networking luncheon on Thursday 8 November at the Museums Association Conference in Belfast. The luncheon will take place 13:10 – 14:25 in Bar 2 on Thursday 8 November, which is straight after the ICOM UK-led conference session Winds of Change: The State of Museums in Southern ...
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You can now renew your ICOM UK membership online for 2019

The ICOM UK Membership Hub is now open for renewals and applications for 2019.  You can find all of the information about membership benefits, categories and the link to renew at http://uk.icom.museum/join-us/ In addition to regular, retired, student and institutional membership, ICOM UK is offering a new category of membership for individuals ...
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UK-China Connection Through Culture Grants 2018-19

https://chinanow.britishcouncil.cn/opportunities/uk-china-connection-through-cultural-grants/ Running for nearly a decade, Connections through Culture is a long-term programme to develop exciting cultural collaborations between artists and arts organisations, supporting long-lasting relationships between China and the UK. The programme offers support, information, advice, networking opportunities and development grants to artists and arts organisations in China and the UK. China ...
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Launch of SARAT project website

The British Institute at Ankara (BIAA) is pleased to announce the launch of the website for the BIAA-led project, SARAT. SARAT stands for “Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey”. The project’s goal is to increase knowledge, capacity, and awareness about protecting Turkey’s archaeological assets. The project is managed by the BIAA in partnership with Koç ...
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ICOM Brasil – Thank you and news about the national museum

The Brazilian National Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM Brasil) wishes to thank you for all your solidarity manifestations regarding the devastating fire that has destroyed the Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro. The various messages from the international ICOM community have been an invaluable support not only to the ...
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Strengthening global university museum collaboration in China

China is well known for the current dynamism of its museums. The nation’s higher education sector also grows in strength as leading Chinese universities climb the global rankings. There is strong investment in the cultural infrastructure of Chinese universities in many quarters. UMAC, ICOM’s international committee for university museums and collections, has ...
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ICOM Europe / ICOM Germany Conference: Museums, Borders and European Responsibility – 100 years after WW1

Museums, Borders and European Responsibility – 100 years after WW1 23-25 November 2018, Koblenz, Germany http://www.icom-germany-conference.org/conference/2018/home November marks the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. ICOM EUROPE, together with ICOM Germany, takes this important event as an opportunity to reflect anew on the extent to which this historical dimension ...
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Blessing ‘Pacific Encounters’ at the National Maritime Museum

On 20 September 2018 the National Maritime Museum opened its ‘Pacific Encounters’ gallery. The gallery is a new permanent display dedicated to Pacific taonga (treasures) and histories.  Before the press view, the VIP evening opening, and the weekend of public events, there was a special moment for the communities of ...
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Interview with Andrea Terrón, Vice President AMG-ICOM Guatemala

Dana Andrew, Executive Director of ICOM UK, interview Andrea Terrón, an anthropologist and museum specialist from Guatemala, when she was in the UK early this year as a Senior Fellow of the British Museum’s International Training Programme (ITP).   Would you give ICOM UK members an overview of your work with museums ...
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Survey: ICOM’s Archives and Information Centre

As part of an initiative to redefine a policy for ICOM’s Archives and Information Centre, ICOM is keen to assess members’ interest in and expectations of ICOM’s archival and documentation resources. They have therefore compiled the following questionnaire, which we ask you to fill in before 1 November, 2018: https://icom.formstack.com/forms/icom_survey_archives The survey takes less ...
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