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Brexit update from DCMS

This update was published by DCMS on 28 January 2020. Immigration Today saw the publication of the Migration Advisory Committee report, which can be found here. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/migration-advisory-committee-mac-report-points-based-system-and-salary-thresholds In relation to immigration, the Government has launched the Global Talent visa, which replaces the Tier 1 Exceptional Talent visa. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/boost-for-uk-science-with-unlimited-visa-offer-to-worlds-brightest-and-best   Trade with the EU HMRC sent a letter to all ...
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Why, How and by Whom? – The Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey (SARAT) Project

‘Why, How and by Whom?’ – The Safeguarding Archaeological Assets of Turkey (SARAT) Project Dr Lutgarde Vandeput (BIAA Director), Dr Gül Pulhan (SARAT Project Coordinator), Dr Işılay Gürsu (SARAT Cultural Heritage Management Researcher) Tuesday 11th February 2020 | 6.30pm Wolfson Room, The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House Terrace, SW1Y 5AH A limited number of ...
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Bonnie Greer: the Era of Reclamation

This article was first published on the British Museum blog https://blog.britishmuseum.org/bonnie-greer-the-era-of-reclamation/ Bonnie Greer OBE, playwright, critic and former British Museum Trustee, explores her relationship with the Museum and what she calls the ‘Era of Reclamation’ – a time for conversations around ownership, not only of ourselves and our identities but of what we ...
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Exposiciones Itinerantes: an introduction to touring in Latin America

This article was first published by TEO (Touring Exhibitions Organisation) https://www.teo-exhibitions.com/exposiciones-itinerantes-an-introduction-to-touring-in-latin-america/?mc_cid=0f7b1b61c4&mc_eid=807afa8e5a Ricardo Cano, Director of EVE Museums and Innovation, shares his insight into the specificities of the Latin American market for international travelling exhibits. This article is based on a full report on touring in Latin America which explores the area, introduces ...
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Don’t miss out on a place at the 2020 Working Internationally Conference, 12 March, Leeds Art Gallery

If you or your organisation is interested in working internationally, don’t miss out on the only UK museums conference dedicated to international work. At the 2020 Working Internationally Conference on 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery you’ll have the opportunity to hear discussions and debates with UK and international professionals involved ...
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Seeking funding for international travel to develop projects and partnerships?

ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, is offering travel grants to support staff from UK organisations seeking to build reciprocally beneficial international projects and partnerships.  The scheme is open to non-members as well as members. The 2019-20 ICOM UK British Council Travel Grant Scheme enables recipients to undertake an ...
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ICOM-CC Beijing Conference EARLY BIRD registration open

Early Bird registration now open The 19th ICOM-CC Triennial Conference will be held in Beijing, China, from 14-18 September 2020 at the China National Convention Center (CNCC), right next to the Bird Nest, the venue for the opening and closing ceremonies at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. If you are planning in  joining us in Beijing, please go ...
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How Australian Art Museums Are Protecting Their Collections From Fire Threats

This article was first published online in the Observer https://observer.com/2020/01/australian-fires-art-museum-protection-measures/ In response to the devastating bushfires that have been sweeping through Australia since November 2019, arts institutions have been introducing various strategies for protecting both the artwork that resides within their walls and their surrounding communities. Earlier this week, the National Gallery of Australia ...
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ICOM new museum definition – update on the next steps

At the Extraordinary General Assembly (EGA) on 7 September 2019 in Kyoto, the decision was made to postpone the vote on the new ICOM museum definition in order to continue discussions.  ICOM UK and other committees came to Kyoto having carried out consultation with their memberships.  Since then, more International ...
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How to register for the ICOM UK AGM on 12 March 2020, Leeds Art Gallery

The 2020 ICOM UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place during the lunch break at the 2020 Working Internationally Conference at Leeds Art Galler on Thursday 12 March. ICOM UK members do not need to book a conference ticket to attend the AGM.  However, members attending the conference who wish ...
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