Eastern Europe

Projects in Eastern Europe

Wmf ukraine

Sending Fire Extinguishers to Safeguard Historic Wooden Churches

In response to requests from professionals on the ground, WMF partnered with the Foundation to Preserve Ukraine’s Sacral Arts, ICOMOS International, and ICOMOS Ukraine to deli…

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Building a Support Structure to Protect the Sixteenth-Century Black House in Lviv

WMF is working with the Lviv Historical Museum and Friends of the Lviv Historical Museum to build a strong external structure, reflecting the history and aesthetic of the Mark…

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Installing a Temporary Cover at the Holy Trinity Church in Zhovkva

The Holy Trinity Church in Zhovkva, a UNESCO World Heritage site, dates back to 1720 and was under restoration when the war in Ukraine started in February 2022. As a result, w…

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Providing Supplies to Monitor Damage at St. Sophia of Kyiv Cathedral

St. Sophia of Kyiv Cathedral dates back to the eleventh century and is part of the St. Sophia of Kyiv National Sanctuary Complex. Due to the ongoing war in Ukraine, the cathed…

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Ukraine Heritage Response Fund

Supporting immediate action to protect Ukraine's irreplaceable treasures from further damage and preparing post-crisis recovery conservation at cultural heritage sites.

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Fund to protect Ukraine’s cultural heritage and support its heritage professionals

Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, ALIPH has been in close contact with courageous Ukrainian heritage professionals as well as European and international organiza…

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ROCK - Regeneration and Optimization of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities

The H2020 ROCK project focused on historic city centres as extraordinary laboratories to demonstrate how Cultural Heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration,…

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Voices of Pre-Industrial Siberia: Collections of the Pushkin House

The Pushkin House archive has been one of the largest collections of Siberian indigenous voice recordings in the world. Equipped with accompanying archival and photographic re…

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Queering Polish Memory

Gdańsk’s Initiative has recorded political and social changes throughout the emergence of queer activism in Poland, a very under-documented historical movement. This project a…

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