Monuments Toolkit Webinar: Oppressive Monuments in the Museum Space

Monuments Toolkit
Friday July 29th, at 1PM EDT Register for free here! This month’s theme considers the possibility of public and private institutions to acquire and display oppressive monuments. The challenges faced in our public spaces are often discussed in the museum world. We should highlight their perspectives since museums directly influence…

Call for Desk Reviews for 2023 World Heritage List Nominations

ICOMOS
Deadlines: 8 August 2022 reviewer application; 12 September 2022 desk review Dear members of ICOMOS, The work of ICOMOS as an Advisory Body to the World Heritage Committee requires the evaluation each year of the nominations submitted by the States Parties for all cultural and mixed properties aiming to be…

US/ICOMOS and 17 Heritage Organizations Urge the Senate to Fully Fund the World Heritage Fund and UNESCO

Advocacy
U.S. Committee for the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) American Anthropological Association ♦ American Institute of Architects ♦ The Archaeological Conservancy ♦ Archaeology Southwest ♦ Bethlehem World Heritage Commission ♦ Better World Campaign ♦ Coalition for American Heritage ♦ Cultural Heritage Partners ♦ Georgia State University World Heritage…

Monuments Toolkit Webinar: Controversial Monuments in Spaces of Regional Conflict

Monuments Toolkit
US/ICOMOS Monuments Toolkit Project invites you to our first webinar: Controversial Monuments in Spaces of Regional Conflict June 24, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Register for this free online event here: https://usicomos.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/usicomos/eventRegistration.jsp?event=66& This month’s theme covers Controversial Monuments in Spaces of Regional Conflict. Our two guest speakers,…

Protests, Social Justice, and Monuments

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Albert Pike Statue, Washington, DC
By Gilbert C. Correa, Monuments Toolkit Project 2020 brought issues related to social justice into focus. As the COVID-19 pandemic raged on, the world heritage community had to contend with the destruction of problematic monuments during the civil unrest that occurred after the tragic murder of George Floyd in the…

ICOMOS Culture Nature Prize: Apply by 15 June 2022

Cultural Landscapes
  ICOMOS is launching the ICOMOS Culture-Nature Prize, which will be awarded to support the most promising Culture-Nature initiatives undertaken by our members. Culture-Nature initiatives recognize the interconnections between cultural and natural heritage and rethink how we can protect culture and nature through a comprehensive approach with local communities. Through integrated protection,…

Maximize Your Membership with ICOMOS Web Resources

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As an International Member of US/ICOMOS you have full access to ICOMOS web resources! By logging in to the ICOMOS site as a member, you can easily access information on International Scientific Committees, the Documentation Centre, and upcoming ICOMOS events; manage your membership details and e-cards; and more. To access…

World Heritage USA Profile: Robert G. Stanton

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In recognition and appreciation of the years of service our trustees and other preservation leaders have dedicated to furthering World Heritage in the United States, we present this “World Heritage USA Profile,” the first in an occasional series. Our inaugural World Heritage leader is Robert G. “Bob” Stanton, former Director…

John R. Monaghan: The Contested Memory of American and Samoan History

Monuments Toolkit
By Destiny Heard, Monuments Toolkit The colonial history of America is not new information to many ears, however Asian-American and Pacific Islander histories are understated and absent from school curricula, and subsequently the American collective consciousness. Therefore in honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month, this blogpost is dedicated to…

International Exchange Program Summer 2022

Each year, the United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) seeks graduate students and young professionals specialized in historic preservation and heritage conservation to participate in an International Exchange Program (IEP). The IEP provides interns with hands-on experience in a country other than their own.…

Protecting Chaco’s 10-Mile Zone

Please join us in the public premiere of “Protecting Chaco’s 10-Mile Zone,” a mini-documentary produced by Paul Reed and Archaeology Southwest, and filmed and edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist David Wallace (David Wallace Visuals). In their own words, Pueblo leaders Chairman Mark Mitchell (All Pueblo Council of Governors and former Governor…
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