The International Council of Museums (ICOM) would like to acknowledge the significant outpouring of support from the global museum community for the protection and valorisation of Ukrainian cultural heritage since the start of the invasion by armed forces of the Russian Federation. ICOM expresses its gratitude for the many offers of assistance received since the beginning of the conflict, a testament to the solidarity between the museum professionals and cultural actors in general.
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Greece has pledged to support the efforts of the ALIPH Foundation, an international alliance for the protection of cultural heritage in conflict areas.
This Culture in Crisis event will discuss bridging the gap between the heritage and humanitarian sectors, exploring themes relating to communication, collaboration and the role of heritage in peacebuilding.
- Venue: Online
ICOM Poland launches initiative to support Ukrainian museum professionals arriving in Poland as Refugees. See letter outlining ICOM Poland’s initiative and guidance for offering support.
NCCPP is accepting proposals for sessions on the 2022 theme of: Risk Management to Cultural Property in The New Normal: Resilience (of Staff and Collections), Retention, And Recovery. Sessions for other future virtual offerings may also be selected from these submissions.
Culture in Crisis joins heritage signatories in open letter condemning the Threat to Ukraine’s Heritage
The Threat to Ukraine’s Heritage. An Open Letter sent to the Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Olga Borisovna Lyubimova. 18th March 2022
World Monuments Fund (WMF) is seeking a Ukraine Heritage Crisis Specialist for a 12-month, fixed term position.
Workshop: Reading Tawfiq Canaan: Against Statelessness as Method, Towards Statelessness as Technology, led by Khaled Malas and Nadine Fattaleh.
Take part in this 3-day workshop, led by researchers Khaled Malas and Nadine Fattaleh, that examines the possible meanings of an assemblage of ‘talismanic objects’ collected in the first decade of the twentieth century by Dr Tawfiq Canaan (1882-1964) and currently housed in a British museum.
- Venue: The Mosaic Rooms
Global Heritage Fund is joining forces with Europa Nostra to support the defenders of cultural heritage in Ukraine as well as those working in the cultural heritage world who have been rendered refugees in their escape from Russia's brutal aggression.
Appeals made for logistics partners, sponsors, equipment and materials