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ICOMOS NC Estonia: Heritage and Rights training course and seminar
May 1 – May 6 all-day

ICOMOS Estonia, Estonian Academy of Arts and University of Tartu, ICOMOS Norway and The Norwegian Centre of Human Rights, University of Oslo, in cooperation with Environmental Board and Heritage Board of Estonia

Heritage and Rights training course and seminar: cooperation between state, community and individual in the governance and management of heritage to empower communities, the sustainable development goals.
Target group: representatives of the heritage communities, owners, public authorities, experts, students of Nordic and Baltic countries, ICOMOS “Common Dignity” working group members, invited guests.

„OUR COMMON DIGNITY“ public seminars:
May 2th  “Heritage and rights”. Theoretical questions of Community-Based Heritage protection and Rights-based approaches. In Estonian Academy of Arts main building.
May 5th “Empowerment of heritage communities”. Challenges of cooperation between state, community and individuals in the governance and management of heritage. In Lahemaa National Park Centre, Palmse Manor complex.

“OUR COMMON DIGNITY” training course:
May 2-5th Our common dignity – heritage and rights training course. How to apply human rights-based approaches (HRBA) to cultural heritage management to balance the rights and duties of the owners and the communities. In various places in Tallinn and Lahemaa National Park.
May 1 and May 6 Field trips to Tallinn and Lahemaa National Park Heritage communities. Practical cases.
May 1 ICOMOS “Our common Dignity” working group meeting, preparation RB approach guidelines. ICOMOS International, invited experts.

Training is targeted to the participants from Nordic and Baltic countries. Please register Your participation here:
Other interested please contact

For all information, see leaflet attached.
VERNADOC: International Camp of Vernacular Architecture Documentation
May 1 – May 15 all-day
Circulated at the request of ICOMOS International Scientific Committee CIAV (Vernacular Architecture) Organisers: Escola Superior Gallaecia and Municipality of Paredes de Coura They will be documenting Community threshing floor and their granaries, located in the picturesque village of Porreiras, in Coura Valley region. In addition to the survey and documentation sessions, there will also be held thematic visits to vernacular heritage sites and contemporary Portuguese architecture. Official contact: Gilberto Carlos the director of the Architecture Master course is coordinating it.: Official website: Attachments: Poster / leaflet
ICOMOS NC Germany: German UNESCO World Heritage Day
Jun 2 all-day
Organised by ICOMOS Germany, German UNESCO Commission; Landesdenkmalamt Berlin, Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation The German World Heritage Day has been organised annually since 2005 to draw public attention to the more than 40 World Heritage Sites in Germany and to promote public interest in UNESCO World Heritage. On the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the inscription of the Berlin Museum Island in the World Heritage List in 1999 the German capital will play a main role in the event. Contact: ICOMOS Germany Website:
ICOMOS University Forum Workshop “Thinking and planning the future in heritage management”
Jun 11 – Jun 14 all-day
ICOMOS Europe Group Meeting and Symposium
Jun 13 – Jun 16 all-day
Title of the Symposium: Contemporary Interventions on Cultural Heritage: theory & practice Titre du symposium : Interventions contemporaines dans le patrimoine culturel: théorie et pratique.
ICOMOS ISC CL-IFLA: Annual Meeting and Symposium
Jun 17 – Jun 21 all-day
ICOMOS International Scientific Committee Cultural Landscape – IFLA
ICOMOS NC United Kingdom and World Monuments Fund: Conference “Sea Change – Coastal Heritage and Climate Change”
Sep 4 – Sep 6 all-day
World Monuments Fund and ICOMOS-UK The purpose of the conference is to understand the growing impact of climate change on the built heritage of coastal communities around the world and identify how these impacts might be addressed. The conference is focused on built heritage rather than natural heritage or habitats, although it is recognised that there may be elements that overlap between the two. The conference will be aimed at policy makers,heritage bodies, practitioners and academics and will feature a range of speakers from diverse disciplines and professional backgrounds. Official contact: Official website: Attachments: Call for Papers (which includes poster)
ICOMOS ISCs CIAV-ISCEAH: 2019 Conference and CIAV Annual Meeting
Sep 6 – Sep 8 all-day
Organised by Pingyao County People’s Government, International Scientific Committees CIAV (Vernacular Architecture) – ISCEAH (Earthen architectural heritage), ICOMOS National Committee in China and WHITRAP-Shanghai Title of the International Conference: “Vernacular & Earthen Architecture towards Local Development” Support: The Academic Committee of Historical and Cultural City Planning, the Urban Planning Society of China (ACHCCP-UPSC),The Academic Committee of Urban and Rural Built Heritage, the Architectural Society of China (ACURBH-ASC),Shanghai Tongji Urban Planning & Design Institute CO.,LTD. (TJUPDI) Official contact: ShaoYong,, ISCEAH Board member & CIAV member Attachments: See leaflet Official website:
ICOMOS NC Germany: European Heritage Day in Germany
Sep 8 all-day
Organised by a vast network of public and private heritage owners, of institutions, associations and citizen groups has been built up in the last 25 years by the German Foundation of Monument Protection (Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz – DSD) On the European Heritage Day, also known as Day of the Open Monument, numerous monuments which are usually closed to the public open their doors to visitors. In Germany the event takes place on the second weekend of September and for the public???. As in 2019 the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus will be celebrated, this year’s German motto will be in 2019 “Modern (ity): Radical Changes in Art and Architecture” and more than 5000 monuments will be accessible to millions of visitors. Official contact: ICOMOS Germany Official website: Cf. Deutsche Stiftung Denkmalschutz, Schlegelstraße 1, 53113 Bonn |
ICOMOS ISC IIWC (Wood): 22nd IIWC International Symposium. Wooden heritage Conservation: beyond disciplines
Sep 30 – Oct 2 all-day
ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Wood Official contact: mikel@lo-arquitectos.comOfficial website to be created