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NYC (May 11th, 2011): Seminar - Global Heritage Conservation and Sustainable Development

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What is your favorite Heritage Site?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bhimsingh Malhan Aug 31, 2012. 9 Replies

What is your favorite heritage site and why? Machu Picchu and Angkor are always super popular choices.  Please post pics if your favorite site is not that well known.Continue

Tags: Tourism, Archaeology, Heritage, UNESCO

Is TOURISM a blessing or a curse to Cultural Heritage Sites?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amitabh Rakhi Garhi Aug 27, 2012. 17 Replies

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Heritage Update

Posted on March 13, 2013 at 12:19pm 0 Comments

A section of Lijiang Old Town, a former GHF Project, was destroyed March 11th by a fire that broke out around 8:30pm. No casualties have been reported, but the damage does mean significant economic loss for the region, one of China's most popular domestic tourist destinations.



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Conference on Protection of Cultural Property in Asia” from 15th – 18th

Posted on January 10, 2013 at 3:50pm 0 Comments

 

CALL FOR PAPERS
MINISTRY OF HOME AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
International Conference on “Protection of Cultural property in Asia”
 
The Ministry of Home and Cultural…
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Just Released: UNESCO Conservation Guidelines for Pingyao Courtyards

Posted on December 3, 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments

The People's Government of Pingyao County and UNESCO have, in association with Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning and Design Institute, Global Heritage Fund and others, just released a detailed set of conservation guidelines. They are comprised of a system of practical instructions for the preservation and restoration of Pingyao's historic dwellings, and were developed in order to better protect the World Heritage of the ancient city of Pingyao with its traditional residential courtyards and…

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No World Heritage Site Safe in Syria

Posted on November 19, 2012 at 10:00am 0 Comments

By Emma Cunliffe, November 2012

Aleppo under threat: Shellings of an ancient khan in the old town of Aleppo (Video source: Le patrimoine archéologique syrien en danger Facebook group)

As one of the landmarks of Middle Eastern culture since ancient times, Syria is home to some of…

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A group dedicated to the discussion of sustainable tourism issues as they relate to Cultural Heritage Sites in the Developing World.
Jul 19
Emma Cunliffe replied to Global Heritage Network's discussion Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in the group GIS / Remote Sensing
"No problem, though it might not be for a few days."
Jul 8
Emma Cunliffe replied to Global Heritage Network's discussion Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in the group GIS / Remote Sensing
"The new issue of JEMAHS also contains an article on monitoring site damage in Syria using satellite imagery: A special Notes on a Disappearing Past, entitled “Satellite-Based Monitoring of Looting and Damage to Archaeological Sites in…"
Jul 4
Emma Cunliffe replied to Global Heritage Network's discussion Imagery of Archaeological Site Looting in the group GIS / Remote Sensing
"It's worth pointing out this information was released in tandem with the Syrian Antiquities Authority, the Directorate General of Antiquities and Museums http://dgam.gov.sy/?d=239&id=1275 "
Jul 3

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At 1:53am on March 5, 2013, andrea bozzi said…

hi 

you should say also to artists communities to take on protection world of ads ancients and contemporary doing put to now pieces of art reproductions and moreover...

it is urgent is it no time to spend

At 6:33am on January 24, 2012, Nathan Craig said…

Yes, please by all means add the site/image to the database. Thank you for showing interest in the work.

At 2:39pm on April 5, 2010, Cecilia Eugenia said…
I wish that you visit The Macchu Picchu Worder in Peru

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