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CiC Webinar Series Announced: Preserving the Past: Strategies for Heritage in Crisis.

V&A Culture in Crisis and ICOM UK are pleased to announce a new webinar series, Preserving the Past: Strategies for Heritage in Crisis. Hosted by Maria Blyzinsky (Trustee at ICOM UK) and Sam Johnson (Cultural Heritage Preservation Lead for V&A), the series will feature specialists who will discuss aspects of crisis management from their own experience. Each webinar will focus on a different threat and will provide invaluable insights and strategies for safeguarding heritage in times of peril.

  • Venue: Zoom
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Breakout Sessions Announced for 'Future Proofing Heritage: Sustainability and Resilience'

The London Festival of Architecture (LFA), the V&A’s Culture in Crisis Programme, International National Trust Organisation and World Monuments Fund can now confirm the breakout sessions for in-person attendance of the upcoming event Future Proofing Heritage: Sustainability and Resilience on 11 June at the V&A South Kensington. The presentations and panel discussion will be hybrid and there is still space to sign up for the event.


Upcoming CiC Event: FUTURE PROOFING HERITAGE: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE

The London Festival of Architecture (LFA), the V&A’s Culture in Crisis Programme, International National Trust Organisation and World Monuments Fund are pleased to announce the upcoming event; ‘FUTURE PROOFING HERITAGE: SUSTAINABILITY AND RESILIENCE’. This in-person event, hosted at the V&A in South Kensington, London, will explore different case studies and approaches to the risks that heritage structures face in the light of extreme weather changes.

  • Venue: Houchhauser Auditorium, V&A South Kensington, London
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Conference on Post-Disaster Reconstruction: THE PRESENCE OF PAST DISASTERS

Natural and human-caused disasters have left indelible marks on societies throughout history. Join us as we delve into the complexities of post-disaster reconstruction, drawing upon historic precedent to shape a more resilient future. This two-day conference will explore historic disasters’ present impact. Bringing together case studies from around the globe, speakers will discuss how these events shaped and continue to shape our built environment and world, seeking to unearth new parallels between geographically and temporally disparate disasters. Four sessions will focus on typologies of earthquake, fire, conflict, and air & water.

  • Venue: Downing College, Cambridge
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New publication: ‘Heritage at War – Plan and Prepare’ edited by Mark Dunkley, Lisa Mol and Anna Tulliach with a foreword by V&A Director Tristram Hunt

Emerging from and building upon the international conference coordinated by the Culture in Crisis Programme and held at the V&A South Kensington in February 2023, a new publication ‘Heritage at War – Plan and Prepare’ edited by Mark Dunkley, Lisa Mol and Anna Tulliach with a foreword by V&A Director Tristram Hunt is now available.


Event Recording Now Available: Heritage Under Attack

This hybrid Culture in Crisis event, hosted at the V&A South Kensington and online in December 2023 in partnership with Revive Campaign, heard from experts in different fields on their respective programmes and research outputs as well as past and ongoing projects around damage and loss of cultural heritage in the Middle East.


New Speakers Announced: ‘Heritage Under Attack: The impact on Post Conflict Reconstruction in the Middle East’

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Culture in Crisis Programme, in partnership with the REVIVE Campaign, will host a hybrid in-person and online seminar exploring the past, present and future of damage and destruction to cultural heritage as a result of conflict and war in the Middle East. Bringing together experts from different fields, the session will be an opportunity to hear current research and concerns around the impact of conflict on heritage and what can be done to mitigate the risks and to restore cultural heritage that has been damaged or destroyed.

  • Venue: Hochhauser Auditorium, The Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London
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Upcoming Culture in Crisis Event: ‘Heritage Under Attack: The impact on Post Conflict Reconstruction in the Middle East’

The Victoria and Albert Museum’s Culture in Crisis Programme, in partnership with the REVIVE Campaign, will host a hybrid in-person and online seminar exploring the past, present and future of damage and destruction to cultural heritage as a result of conflict and war in the Middle East. Bringing together experts from different fields, the session will be an opportunity to hear current research and concerns around the impact of conflict on heritage and what can be done to mitigate the risks and to restore cultural heritage that has been damaged or destroyed.

  • Venue: Hochhauser Auditorium, The Victoria and Albert Museum, South Kensington, London
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