Blue Shield Georgia has been extremely busy recently, conducting training in First Aid to Cultural Heritage in crisis situations  (see link for pictures) with staff from 11 museums in the Shida Kartli region, hosted by the Historical-Ethnographic Museum in Gori. The training was planned by the Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield within the [...]
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On June 24-25, Giorgi Chubinashvili National Research Center for Georgian Art History and Heritage Preservation hosted a virtual international conference "Protection of Cultural Heritage on the Occupied Territories: Georgia and International Experience". The two-day conference presented international examples of cultural heritage protection in the occupied territories from Georgia and Ukraine. The conference was opened by [...]
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Blue Shield Australia - Kathryn Dan and Catherine Robinson are the Australian Society of Archivists’  (ASA) representatives on the Blue Shield Australia (BSA) committee. From July 2021, ASA will take over the Secretariat of BSA for two years, with Kathryn Dan becoming the BSA Chair. As a preparation for this handover, Katheryn and Catherine took part [...]
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Conservation training at the Gori Sergi Makalatia Historical and Ethnographic Museum. (© Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield, 2020) Georgian National Committee of the Blue Shield (GNCBS) and its invited conservation consultant volunteered to train the staff of Gori Sergi Makalatia Historical and Ethnographic Museum. Training covered proper handling, wrapping and moving techniques for their collections. Renovation works [...]
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Recordings of papers are now available for the international conference: “Protection of Cultural Heritage Across Occupied Territories of Georgia: International Practices and Regional Application” via the YouTube channel of the organisers. The conference was held on June 24th -25th 2020, in Tbilisi, Georgia. It was organized by the George Chubinashvili National Research Centre for Georgian [...]
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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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Caption: BS Georgia's President, Manana Tevzadze, speaking about threats to Georgian heritage at Cultural Heritage on Occupied Territories” held in Tbilisi, Georgia, Dec 2018. © M, Tevzadze, Blue Shield Georgia, 2018. On December 3rd. 2018, the Georgian National Museum hosted a scientific conference “Cultural Heritage on Occupied Territories”. The conference was not limited to scientists and [...]
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Blue Shield International are pleased to have supported the PROTECTION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY IN TIMES OF ARMED CONFLICT WORKSHOP FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL Tbilisi, 25-26 September 2018 Blue Shield spoke about: The protection of cultural property in the event of armed conflict: state party obligations and expectations under the 1954 Hague Convention This session introduced the [...]
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