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Update on the UK’s participation in Creative Europe

As the UK left the EU on 31 January, Creative Europe UK has updated their participation guidance so that organisations and cultural professionals in the UK, and beyond, have the latest information to hand. As guaranteed by the Withdrawal Agreement, UK organisations can continue to apply for Creative Europe funding opportunities until ...
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Terry Simioti Nyambe (Livingston Museum, Zambia and ICOM Executive Committee) shares some thoughts on restitution and decoloniation in advance of the 2020 Working Internationally Conference, Leeds

Terry Simioti Nyambe is Assistant Curator of Ichthyology, Livingstone Museum, Zambia and an ICOM Executive Committee Member.  Thanks to funding from the British Council, we are delighted that Terry will be participating in an in-conversation session with Tonya Nelson, Chair of ICOM UK at the 2020 Working Internationally Conference at ...
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View the full programme for the 2020 Working Internationally Conference and book tickets

2020 Working Internationally Conference: Can Museums and Galleries Save UK Diplomacy? Soft Power in Turbulent Times Thursday 12 March, Leeds Art Gallery Programme 10:30 – 11:00 Registration, refreshments, networking 11:00 – 11:10 Welcome and Introduction 11:10 – 11:55 Session 1: Setting the Scene Session Chair: Kathryn Simpson, NMDC Helen Jones, Director of Global Engagement and Strategy, Science Museum ...
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ICOM UK AGM papers available to download

The ICOM UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) takes place on 13:25 – 13:55 on 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery. Members can register to attend the AGM at https://icomukagm2020.eventbrite.com The AGM agenda and papers are available to read and download at https://uk.icom.museum/about-us/icom-uk/annual-general-meetings We kindly ask members attending the AGM to read the papers in advance ...
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3 March deadline for applications to ICOM UK – British Council Travel Grant Scheme

Deadlines for Applications Deadline for applications: 09:00 on Monday 2 March 2020 Successful applicants notified: w/c 16 March 2020 Travel and all paperwork must be completed by: 14 December 2020 Enquiries and applications should be sent to uk.icom.museum@gmail.com ICOM UK, with support from the British Council, is offering travel grants to support staff from ...
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New International Committee on Ethical Dilemmas

ICOM ICETHICS is the new ICOM International Committee on Ethical Dilemmas. As dedicated museum professionals and ICOM members, we see the need for a broad and open debate about ethical dilemmas. With the new importance of museums as societal actors, ethical dilemmas are among the most relevant working fields. We believe ...
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2020 ICOM UK AGM – available Committee positions – Working Internationally Conference

The ICOM UK Annual General Meeting (AGM) takes place 13:25 – 13:55 on Thursday 12 March at Leeds Art Gallery during the lunch break of the 2020 Working Internationally Conference. If you plan to attend the AGM, please book your free place before 6pm on Tuesday 10 March via Eventbrite https://icomukagm2020.eventbrite.com The agenda ...
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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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