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CHINA NOW – THE BRITISH COUNCIL LAUNCHES A NEW DIGITAL PLATFORM FOR UK ARTS PROFESSIONALS

The British Council has recently launched a new online platform China Now in the UK. China Now is a new membership-based service for UK arts organisations and artists with an interest in working in China and Hong Kong. It offers feature stories, events, news, opportunities and research. Feature stories include a focus ...
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19th ICOMOS General Assembly 2017, 11 – 15 Dec, Delhi, India

This year, the 19th ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) General Assembly and Scientific Symposium will take place in Delhi on the invitation of ICOMOS India from 11-15 December 2017 (General Assembly and Scientific Symposium) with Pre-Meetings held 8-10 December and Post-Meetings and Events from 16-17 December. For more information ...
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Communicating World Heritage: Book by 29th September

A reminder that bookings close on 29th September for Communicating World Heritage Conference. Join a growing community of professionals, academics and practitioners, to explore the many ways of communicating World Heritage to a variety of audiences. Website: https://communicatingworldheritage.wordpress.com Full details and programme highlights: Communicating World Heritage International Conference 7-10 October 2017 Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, ...
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NEMO statement on the State of the Union Address by Jean-Claude Juncker, 13 September 2017

After publishing the White Paper on the future of Europe in which Jean-Claude Juncker presented five scenarios for the Europe of the future, he followed up on the debate and proposed a sixth scenario in his speech. This scenario is build on the European Union as a union of values ...
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A united and stronger Blue Shield organisation to protect world cultural heritage

The Blue Shield is the protective emblem specified in the 1954 Hague Convention (Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict) for marking cultural sites to give them protection from attack in the event of armed conflict. The independant organisation that is named after the emblem is often ...
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Apply now to the Cultural Protection Fund for applications over £100k

We invite you to submit an Expression of Interest for a Large Grant (over £100k) by the 5 November 2017. Organisations working with local partners in one or more of the Fund’s target countries within the Middle East and North Africa region are invited to apply for a grant of up ...
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The Value of Museum Collections – NEMO’s 25th Annual Conference and Birthday, 9-12 November 2017, Ghent, Belgium

From 9-12 November 2017, Ghent will be home to NEMO’s 25th Annual Conference and birthday event! For four days, NEMO gathers representatives from European national museum organisations, museum experts, and policy makers and stakeholders from the European cultural sector to exchange expertise, discuss, liaise and network. EXPLORE THE PROGRAMME REGISTER NOW! Delegates pay a ...
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The Culture Diary

The Culture Diary has moved!  We are now based at the Department for International Trade in Whitehall.  We look forward to continue working with you in our new home as part of the GREAT Britain campaign – the government campaign to promote the best of the UK around the world ...
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Call for Applications: 2018 European Museum Academy Awards

Museums may apply for the EMA Awards until 15 December 2017. The Micheletti Award and DASA Award recognise museum work, research and engagement in different areas. The Luigi Micheletti Award focused on contemporary European history and its scientific, industrial and social heritage. It is open for: Museums or interpretation centres of 20th-century history ...
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Chinese researcher seeking to make connections with UK university museums

A Chinese researcher is keen to make connections with UK university museums who are interested in collaborating with a Chinese university museum.  Please see more information below. My name is Mu Ruifeng, I am doing my postdoctoral research in UK as a Visiting Scholar of V&A. In China, I am in ...
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