Rural landscapes is the theme of the Scientific Symposium of the 2019 ICOMOS General Assembly in Marrakesh, Morocco on October 17th. Titled “Rural Heritage: Landscapes and Beyond,” the Symposium brings together heritage experts from around the world to share case
On July 3rd, 2019, the Climate Change and Heritage Working Group of ICOMOS delivered a new report on the critical importance of heritage issues to international climate change policy, to the States Parties of the World Heritage Committee. Titled “The Future
Thirty years after the publication of “Dealing With Change in the Connecticut River Valley,” a widely acclaimed publication for the landscape planning profession, is a perfect time to reflect on the impact writing about new thoughts and ideas can have.
This research presents two aspects of the the state of recognition and protection for heritage trees worldwide: examples of regulatory efforts in specific countries, and the state of the research on heritage trees, their identification, protection and management. Heritage trees
World Heritage List: inscribed 1995 Location: An island in the Pacific Ocean, territory of Chile Period of development: Settled circa 300 A.D., transition in culture during the 16th century; depopulation 19th century (more recent scholarship since inscrition dates colonization to
The United Nations has predicted that by 2050, 66% of the world population will be living in cities (United Nations, 2015). To house this growing urban population, new living settlements such as informal settlements, squatter housing or illegal subdivisions have
WUN: Culture, Migration and Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing World Following on a successful Symposium in 2017, the Center partnered with the World Universities Network (WUN) again in 2018 to organize the Understanding Cultures Global Challenge Symposium on “Culture, Migration
Powerful panel of women for the @Us ICOMOS session on cultural landscapes, including @kfpainemilla & @ElizabethBrabec. #IUCN@usicomos_CLpic.twitter.com/wHN9sTd96w — Adam Markham (@AdamCMarkham) November 29, 2017 Powerful panel of women for the @Us ICOMOS session on cultural landscapes, including @kfpainemilla & @ElizabethBrabec.
In September 2016, the UMass Center for Heritage & Society paired up with US/ICOMOS to report on the Nature-Culture Journey at the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu. The Nature-Culture Journey was a series of over 50 sessions at the
Cultural Landscape & Heritage Values Conference Program now Available For more information go to