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Migration and Museums survey

We invite you to participate in a survey hosted by the Migration Museum on the coverage of migration and related themes within your organisation and the sector more widely. The results of this survey will help us to establish a Migration Museums Network, gathering information and improving and sharing best ...
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ICOM participated in the first G7 Ministerial Meeting on Culture in Florence

These past 30th and and 31st of March, Florence hosted the first ever G7 of Culture. For the first time, the Ministers of Culture of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and USA, together with the European Commissioner responsible for culture and UNESCO’s Director General, met in Florence to discuss ...
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Call for Papers: World Heritage Education

Communicating World Heritage: Research and Global Policy Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with World Heritage UK Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham will hold a special international meeting to discuss research and global policy focusing on the communication of World Heritage ...
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TEG Preparing to Borrow Workshops open for booking

Book your place on one of TEG’s new Preparing to Borrow workshops, for an in-depth introduction to borrowing objects: 10 May 2017      Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery 26 May 2017      Palace Green Library, Durham University                                                                          26 June 2017     People’s History Museum, Manchester 7 July 2017          The Foundling Museum, London £25 TEG members / ...
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ICOM-US Statement on Proposed Federal Budget Released by Trump Administration

The International Council of Museums National Committee of the United States (ICOM-US) made the following statement in response to the release of the proposed federal budget, which calls for the elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and The National Endowment ...
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Registration open for NEMO Webinar: The great revolution of European museums

This article first appeared on the NEMO website: http://www.ne-mo.org/index.php?id=395&no_cache=1&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=591&cHash=eead15f398987ac2fad74c4cc84b88dd The next free NEMO Webinar takes place on 5 April 2017 and gives an overview on innovative practices, new trends and challenges that contemporary museums are facing. Which museums were the most influential in the European scene in the last 20 years? Which contributed ...
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Migration Museums Network – UK survey

Do you think the topic of migration is adequately explored within the museums/heritage sector? Would you like to see more being done to address this pressing contemporary issue, including within your own organisation? We invite you to participate in a survey on the coverage of migration and related themes within your organisation ...
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ICOMOS Guidance on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties document

ICOMOS is pleased to share the ICOMOS Guidance on Post Trauma Recovery and Reconstruction for World Heritage Cultural Properties document. This document was prepared in response to the request for guidance on reconstruction expressed in the World Heritage Committee decision (Decision 40 COM7) at its 39th session in Bonn, Germany. It was ...
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New Chair of ICOM UK Travel Bursaries Committee

Nigel Sadler, ICOM UK committee member (Independent Consultant, Sands of Time Consultancy) is now the Chair of the Travel Bursaries Committee.  We are in the process of updating the application forms on the website.  In the meantime, all Travel Bursary applications should be sent to Nigel at nigel.sadler@talk21.com For further information on ...
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Report from 2017 Working Internationally Conference

Almost 150 museum and gallery professionals attended the 2017 Working Internationally Conference at the Natural History Museum in London on Thursday 2 March 2017 to discuss the theme of working internationally in a post-Brexit world. The day provided an opportunity for sector staff to come together to hear from speakers about the ...
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