ICOMOS Symposium 2012

Reducing Risks to Cultural Heritage from Natural and Human-Caused Disasters

When

27 October – 1 November 2012

Where

Beijing, China

Description

ICOMOSThe ICOMOS Symposium, Reducing Risks to Cultural Heritage from Natural and Human-Caused Disasters, aims to assess risks and formulate policies, strategies and techniques for reducing risks to disasters, responding to emergencies and recovering from disasters. During the one-day symposium, position papers and case studies will be presented on the following themes:

  1. Techniques and Strategies for Mitigating Risks to Cultural Heritage from Natural and Human-Caused Disasters
  2. Methodology and Tools for Undertaking Risk Assessment of Cultural Heritage
  3. Protecting Cultural Heritage in Times of Conflict and Other Emergencies
  4. Planning for Post-Disaster Recovery of Cultural Heritage
  5. Awareness-Raising and Capacity-Building for Managing Disaster Risks to Cultural Heritage

Complete details (& Symposium website) to follow

See also: call for abstracts [PDF]

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