Ms Jannifer Dathan, Dr Paul Fox, and Dr Emma Cunliffe, morning panellists during the second day of the 'Multimethod Approaches to heritage in the Crossfire' workshop, London © UK Blue Shield, 2019. A two-day workshop on ‘Multimethod Approaches to Heritage in the Crossfire’, organised by UWE Bristol, Manchester Metropolitan University and the Victoria and Albert [...]
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Nini Palavandishvili introducing archival photos and sketches to the participants during a tour around the Chess Palace and Alpine Club © Maryam Kalkhitashvili, Blue Shield Georgia, 2019. A workshop titled 'Creation of the concept of interpretation centre for Tbilisi Chess Palace and Alpine Club' was organised by the Georgian Committee of the Blue Shield (GNCBS) [...]
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Leaflet created by BS Australia to nationally promote the #MayDay initiative © BS Australia, 2019 This year two national committees of Blue Shield, Australia and Netherlands, joined the yearly initiative #MayDay, established by the Society of the American Archivist. The initiative aimed at encouraging professionals in museums, libraries, galleries, archives and others in the wider [...]
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Documentation of salvaged collections during the First Aid to Cultural Heritage in times of crisis © National Archives of Georgia, 2019. The training was conducted by alumnae of the international training course "First aid to cultural heritage in Times of Crisis” organized by ICCROM, Manana Tevzadze (Blue Shield National Committee, Chairman) and Maryam Kalkhitashvili (Blue [...]
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The Dutch Committee of the Blue Shield is working together with the Netherlands National Commission for UNESCO and the Cultural Heritage Agency in developing a tool to help cultural heritage institutions in the country during large(r) scale crises such as wildfire, terrorism and flooding. The project aims to answer questions such as: what do you need to [...]
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Dr František Beneš delivering a lecture on the protection and care for objects of philatelic interest contained in archive and museum funds, Prague. @Archive of AMG, 2019. The Czech Committee of the Blue Shield has held one committee meeting in 2019. They organized a talk by Captain Pavel Stehlik, army historian and member of the [...]
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UK Blue shield supported Newcastle Law School in organising the conference: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict and Situations of Forcible Displacement: An (Emerging) Human Right? on 1-2 March 2019. The conference explored the concept of cultural heritage and how this is protected in situations of armed conflict and forcible displacement from a socio-legal perspective. [...]
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Lecture about the protection of cultural property held at the Beirut Arab University. @Lebanese Committee of the Blue Shield, 2019. From December to January 2019, the Lebanese Committee of the Blue Shield delivered lectures in different universities in Lebanon: University Saint Joseph University, Beirut Arab University, and the National Lebanese University. These lectures are part of [...]
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