On the 13th of October, the Blue Shield UK joined with the British Army Cultural Property Protection Unit to hold a panel discussion entitled ‘What is Cultural Property Protection?’ to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Blue Shield. The last thirty years have seen a continual increase in cultural property protection, following the wars of Yugoslav [...]
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On the 22nd of June, Blue Shield Georgia met with staff from the Sergi Makalatia Historical-Ethnographic Museum in Gori to discuss; ‘Planning for the Safeguarding of Cultural Heritage of Gori’. Blue Shield attended the event in order to evaluate the storage materials of the museum’s particularly vulnerable exhibits in order to improve their conditions. One [...]
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On September 11th, Blue Shield Germany organised an event entitled ‘The Civil Defense Concept - An Opportunity for the Protection of Cultural Property’. The event saw three speakers shed light on the requirement for the protection of cultural property in accordance with the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event [...]
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On Wednesday 13th of October, Blue Shield Iceland began a lecture series in Stykkishólmur, involving several members of Blue Shield Iceland. Nathalie Jacqueminet, a member of Blue Shield Iceland, held a talk on ‘Protecting cultural heritage in museums and other cultural institutions in Iceland. What can we do?’. Ágústa Kristófersdóttir’s lecture was entitled ‘What is [...]
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On the 19th of October Zoë Reid, President of Blue Shield Ireland, presented a lecture in tandem with Fergus McMcormick, on the subject: ‘Blue Shield: Protecting Cultural Heritage in Ireland and Internationally’. This lecture event was part of University College Dublin's (UCD) World Heritage Seminar Series, and also featured OPW Architects. It is good to [...]
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