To celebrate International Museum Month 2021, a virtual  ceremony took place on the 5th May to award a blue shield emblem to the Casa Inca Garcilaso de la Vega, the Regional Historical Museum of Cusco, which was declared a national historical monument in 1957. This is the first blue shield placed in the city of [...]
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Professor Peter Stone, UNESCO Chair in Cultural Property Protection and Peace at Newcastle University and Vice-President BSI of speaks at the opening of the Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries exhibition. © Blue Shield International March 2020 A British Museum touring exhibition, Ancient Iraq: New Discoveries, came to Newcastle University’s Great North Museum: Hancock. This marks the [...]
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BS UK Chair Prof. Stone (centre) speaks at the Imperial War Museums symposium "Culture Under Attack" on 7 September 2019. ©BS UK 2019. Professor Peter Stone, Chair of Blue Shield United Kingdom and Vice President of Blue Shield International, spoke in a panel on ‘Saving cultural heritage from conflict’ at the symposium ‘Culture under attack’ [...]
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The Egyptian revolution took place following a popular uprising that began on January 25th 2011. The uprising was mainly a campaign of non-violent civil resistance, which featured a series of demonstrations, marches, acts of civil disobedience, and labour strikes. Millions of protesters from a variety of socio-economic and religious backgrounds demanded the overthrow of the [...]
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