Interview with Patrick Boylan, a key figure in the founding of the Blue Shield in 1996. He was then Vice-President of ICOM. December 2021 © Blue Shield International In 2021, the Blue Shield founders were presented with an Advocacy Award by the International Institute for Conservation. As part of that award, they participated in a [...]
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BSI President Professor Peter Stone gave three key-note online presentations last week on the work of the Blue Shield, and the vital link between people’s cultural heritage and their identity and wellbeing. On Wednesday 24th November he participated in the International Council of Museums Asia Pacific Alliance (ICOM-ASPAC)’s annual conference whose theme this year was [...]
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The Irish National Committee of the Blue Shield Ireland would like to welcome Susie Bioletti. Susie is joining the committee as a representative of the ICOM Ireland board, taking up the position after Hugh Maguire stepped down. Welcome Susie!! Susie is Keeper of Preservation & Conservation at Trinity College Library, a position she has held [...]
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Participants to the Conference on the 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol, Geneva © UNESCO, 2019 2019 marks the 20th Anniversary of the 1999 Second Protocol to the 1954 Hague Convention. In order to celebrate this occasion, UNESCO, in partnership with the Swiss Confederation, organised an international conference on the protection of cultural property [...]
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