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    • Archaeological sites

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    • Architectural conservation

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    • Art and cultural repatriation

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    • Collections

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    • Commemoration

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    • Conservation and restoration

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    • Conservation and restoration of paintings

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    • Doors Open Days

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    • Traditional footwear

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    • Heritage trails


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    • Important Tangible Folk Cultural Properties


    • Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

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    • International cultural heritage documents


    • Traditional knowledge

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    • Monuments and memorials

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    • Prussian cultural sites

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    • Puebloan architecture

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    • Heritage railways

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    • World Heritage Sites

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    • Cultural heritage

    • Cultural heritage is the legacy of physical science artifacts and intangible attributes of a group or society that are inherited from past generations, maintained in the present and bestowed for the benefit of future generations. Cultural heritage includes tangible culture (such as buildings, monuments, landscapes, boo ... Read »


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    • 7 Most Endangered Programme

    • The 7 Most Endangered Programme identifies endangered monuments and sites in Europe and mobilizes public and private partners on a local, national and European level to find a viable future for those sites. It was launched by Europa Nostra and the European Investment Bank Institute in January 2013. The 7 Most Endange ... Read »


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    • 21er Haus

    • 21er Haus

      1958 (reopened 2011) The 21er Haus or Einundzwanziger Haus (English: House 21) is a modernist style steel and glass building designed by Austrian architect Karl Schwanzer (1918–1975). Originally constructed as the Austrian pavilion or temporary showroom for the Expo 58 in Brussels, it was later transferred to Vie ... Read »


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    • Abraham Path

    • The Abraham Path is a long-distance walking trail across the Middle East which connects the sites visited by the patriarch Abraham as recorded in ancient religious texts and traditions. The path begins in the north in Yuvacalı, Turkey, which is a village located north of the city of Urfa (natively: Şanlıurfa), ... Read »


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    • Alédjo Wildlife Reserve


    • Ancient monument

    • In British law, an ancient monument is an early historical structure or monument (e.g. an archaeological site) worthy of preservation and study due to archaeological or heritage interest. The term differs from the American term "National Monument" in that U.S. National Monuments are comparatively few in number and may ... Read »


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    • Archaeology South-East

    • Archaeology South-East (ASE) is a large contracts division in southern England which provides professional archaeological services for public and private sector clients. Clients include commercial developers and environment agencies (who need to take account of archaeology during construction projects, in line with the ... Read »


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    • Cultural artifact

    • Cultural artifact or artefact is a term used in the social sciences, particularly anthropology,ethnology, and sociology for anything created by humans which gives information about the culture of its creator and users. Artifact is the spelling in North American English; artefact is usually preferred elsewhere. Cultura ... Read »


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    • Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre

    • The Arusha Cultural Heritage Centre is located in Arusha, Tanzania. It is a place where the past and present of the Tanzania's 120-plus tribes can be viewed in a single compound. The centre boasts of various carvings, gemstones, artifacts, clothing and books. The Centre has hosted the following World statesmen: ... Read »


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    • Association for Heritage Interpretation


    • Association for the Protection of the Lebanese Heritage

    • Founded 2010 Founder Pascale Ingea
      Josef Haddad
      Jad Mhanna Type NGO Location

      The Association for the Protection of the Lebanese Heritage or APLH is a cultural heritage, non-governmental organization based in Zouk Mosbeh, Keserwan District of Mount Lebanon, Lebanon. The association was originally formed in March 2010 by a group of activists on Facebook, officially registered with the Ministry o ... Read »


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    • Association of European Film Archives and Cinematheques

    • The Association of European Film Archives and Cinematheques (French: Association des Cinémathèques Européennes - ACE ) is an affiliation of 44 European national and regional film archives founded in 1991. Its role is to safeguard the European film heritage and make this rich audiovisual records collected and p ... Read »


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    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

    • Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

      The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is an independent Australian Government statutory authority. It is a collecting, publishing and research institute and is considered to be Australia's premier resource for information about the cultures and societies of Aboriginal and T ... Read »


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    • The Best in Heritage

    • The Best in Heritage is an international, annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. The survey was launched in 2003 by the European Heritage Association from Zagreb under leadership from professor Tomislav S. Å ola. The event is being held every year in the city of Dubrovnik, Croatia ... Read »


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    • Bioarchaeology

    • The term bioarchaeology was first coined by British archaeologist Grahame Clark in 1972 as a reference to zooarchaeology, or the study of animal bones from archaeological sites. Redefined in 1977 by Jane Buikstra, bioarchaeology in the US now refers to the scientific study of human remains from archaeological sites, a ... Read »


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    • Biosis Pty Ltd

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      Biosis Pty Ltd is an environmental consultancy firm with a proprietary limited structure registered in Australia. The company undertakes ecological and heritage assessments for business, government and community organisations from several offices in south eastern Australia, with its head office in Port Melbourne, Victo ... Read »


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    • Birthright Armenia

    • Birthright Armenia

      Birthright Armenia, also known as Depi Hayk, is a volunteer internship enhancement program that also offers travel fellowships to eligible participants to assist in the development of Armenia. Birthright Armenia was established in 2003 by Edele Hovnanian as an international nonprofit organization. The organization ... Read »


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    • Blue plaque

    • A blue plaque is a permanent sign installed in a public place in the United Kingdom and elsewhere to commemorate a link between that location and a famous person or event, serving as a historical marker. The brainchild of British politician William Ewart in 1863, it is the oldest such scheme in the world. The world's ... Read »


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    • Capital Collections

    • Capital Collections

      Capital Collections is Edinburgh Libraries' online image library. The project was initiated to provide greater access to some of the 100,000 images within its collections. The website was launched in February 2008 with an accompanying exhibition, entitled “Edinburgh Past and Present”, featuring images chosen ... Read »


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    • Centre culturel international de Cerisy-la-Salle

    • The Château de Cerisy-la-Salle, located in the French commune of Cerisy-la-Salle (in the Manche département, region of Basse-Normandie), hosts the Centre culturel international de Cerisy-la-Salle (CCIC), a prestigious venue for intellectual and scholarly encounters founded in 1952 by Anne Heurgon-Desjardins. The ... Read »


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    • Centre of Cultural Heritage

    • Centre of Cultural Heritage

      Cyprus Centre of Cultural Heritage was established in 1979 and has a service covering the areas of archaeology, history of art, cultural heritage, and natural heritage. The services also include areas such as the recording and digital archiving of the artistic heritage of Cyprus, its restoration and conservation, its s ... Read »


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    • Château Suau (Capian)


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    • Classical reception studies

    • Classical reception studies is the study of how the Classical world, especially Ancient Greek literature and Latin literature, have been received since antiquity. Influenced by reception theory, it departs from the Classical tradition in various ways. Lorna Hardwick and Christopher Stray assert that Classical rece ... Read »


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    • Classical tradition

    • The Western classical tradition is the reception of classical Greco-Roman antiquity by later cultures, especially the post-classical West, involving texts, imagery, objects, ideas, institutions, monuments, architecture, cultural artifacts, rituals, practices, and sayings.Philosophy, political thought, and mythology are ... Read »


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    • Commemorative stamp

    • A commemorative stamp is a postage stamp, often issued on a significant date such as an anniversary, to honor or commemorate a place, event, person, or object. The subject of the commemorative stamp is usually spelled out in print, unlike definitive stamps which normally depict the subject along with the denomination a ... Read »


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    • Commission for Looted Art in Europe

    • The Commission for Looted Art in Europe is a non-profit organization, that researches looted art, and helps formulate restitution policy, for galleries, libraries, archives, and museums. It was organized in 1999. Anne Webber, and David Lewis are co-chairs. In 2011, they joined with the The National Archives (United K ... Read »


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    • Common heritage of mankind

    • Common heritage of mankind (also termed the common heritage of humanity, common heritage of humankind or common heritage principle) is a principle of international law which holds that defined territorial areas and elements of humanity's common heritage (cultural and natural) should be held in trust for future generati ... Read »


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    • Community archaeology

    • Community archaeology is archaeology by the people for the people. The field is also known as public archaeology. There is debate about whether the terms are interchangeable; some believe that community archaeology is but one form of public archaeology, which can include many other modes of practice, in addition what i ... Read »


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    • Conservation and restoration of outdoor murals

    • The conservation and restoration of outdoor murals is the process of caring for and maintaining murals, and includes documentation, examination, research, and treatment to insure their long-term viability, when desired. Murals are most commonly defined as wall paintings, works of art integrated into a specific arc ... Read »


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    • Conservation and restoration of stained glass

    • Stained glass conservation refers to the protection and preservation of historic stained glass for present and future generations. It involves any and all actions devoted to the prevention, mitigation, or reversal of the processes of deterioration that affect such glass works and subsequently inhibit individuals’ ... Read »


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    • Conservation Plan

    • The Conservation Plan is an important publication written by James Semple Kerr in 1982, and revised many times. It was a landmark in Australian conservation. The document "...outlines the logical processes of the Burra Charter, and how to prepare a Conservation Plan to guide and manage change to a heritage item appropr ... Read »


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    • Conservation science (cultural heritage)


    • Conservation-restoration of cultural heritage

    • The conservation-restoration of cultural heritage focuses on protection and care of tangible cultural heritage, including artworks, architecture, archaeology, and museum collections. Conservation activities include preventive conservation, examination, documentation, research, treatment, and education. This field is cl ... Read »


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    • Content curation

    • Content curation is the process of gathering information relevant to a particular topic or area of interest. Services or people that implement content curation are called curators. Curation services can be used by businesses as well as end users. Content curation is not a new phenomenon. Museums and galleries have ... Read »


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    • Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

    • Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage

      The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is a UNESCO treaty adopted by the UNESCO General Conference on 17 October 2003. The convention entered into force in 2006, after thirtieth instruments of ratification by UNESCO Member States. As of September 2016, 171 states have ratified the c ... Read »


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    • Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific

    • The Cultural Heritage Centre for Asia and the Pacific (CHCAP) undertakes research into issues of cultural heritage protection in Asia and the Pacific, including Australia. Based in the Faculty of Arts and Education at Deakin University Melbourne, the Centre is closely connected with UNESCO, including its World Heritage ... Read »


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    • Cultural memory

    • Because memory is not just an individual, private experience but is also part of the collective domain, cultural memory has become a topic in both historiography (Pierre Nora, Richard Terdiman) and cultural studies (e.g., Susan Stewart). These emphasize cultural memory’s process (historiography) and its implicatio ... Read »


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    • Cultural property

    • Cultural property are physical items that are part of the cultural heritage of a group or society. They include such items as historic buildings, works of art, archaeological sites, libraries and museums. Article 1 of the Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict of 19 ... Read »


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    • Cultural property law

    • Cultural property law is the body of law that protects and regulates the disposition of culturally significant material, including historic real property, ancient and historic artifacts, artwork, and intangible cultural property. Cultural property can be any property, tangible or intangible, having special significance ... Read »


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    • Deaf rights movement

    • The Deaf rights movement encompasses a series of social movements within the disability rights and cultural diversity movements that encourages deaf and hard of hearing people and society to adopt a position of respect for Deaf people, accepting deafness as a cultural identity and a variation in functioning rather than ... Read »


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    • List of destroyed heritage

    • Cultural heritage can be subdivided into two types – tangible and intangible heritage. The former includes built heritage such as religious buildings, museums, monuments and archaeological sites, as well as movable heritage such as works of art and manuscripts. Intangible cultural heritage includes customs, music, ... Read »


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    • Digital heritage

    • Digital heritage is the use of digital media in the service of preserving cultural or natural heritage. The Charter on the Preservation of Digital Heritage of UNESCO defines digital heritage as embracing "cultural, educational, scientific and administrative resources, as well as technical, legal, medical and other kin ... Read »


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    • Draft:Digital world heritage

    • Find sources: "Digital world heritage" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · HighBeam · JSTOR · free images · free news sources ·  · NYT · WP reference This page was last edited by TriiipleThreat ( | ) 0 seconds ago. (Update) Digital world ... Read »


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    • Documentation of cultural property

    • The documentation of cultural property is a critical aspect of collections care. As stewards of cultural property, museums collect and preserve not only objects but the research and documentation connected to those objects, in order to more effectively care for them. Documenting cultural heritage is a collaborative eff ... Read »


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    • Doors Open Days

    • Doors Open Days or simply open days provide free access to buildings not normally open to the public. The first Doors Open Day took place in France in 1984, and the concept has spread to other places in Europe (see European Heritage Days), North America,Australia and elsewhere. Doors Open Days promotes architecture an ... Read »


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    • Early American Industries Association

    • Early American Industries Association

      The Early American Industries Association (EAIA) was founded in 1933 by a group of people interested in the traditional trades and crafts of early America. They met to discuss the rapidly disappearing practitioners of these trades, including those of the shop, farm, sea, and home. They were concerned about the loss of ... Read »


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    • Economuseum

    • An Economuseum is small-scale production of goods in a workshop environment focusing on the preservation and perpetuation of traditional skills and craftsmanship. The function of the economuseum is to promote the products of local craftspeople, create employment and in the end, promote immaterial, cultural heritage. S ... Read »


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    • ENBaCH

    • ENBaCH - European Network for Baroque Cultural Heritage – is a research project promoted and funded by the European Commission through its Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA). Eight Universities, from six European countries, participate in the network: Universitat de Barcelona, Technische U ... Read »


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    • Enumerate (project)

    • Enumerate (project)

      ENUMERATE is a collaborative project, led by Collections Trust in the United Kingdom and funded by the European Commission, to create "a reliable baseline of statistical data about digitization, digital preservation and online access to cultural heritage in Europe". Cultural institutions increasingly use digital media ... Read »


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    • European Association of Historic Towns and Regions

    • The European Association of Historic Towns and Regions (EAHTR), founded by the Congress of the Council of Europe in October 1999, is a self-governing organisation which groups together twelve associations, such as the Historic Towns Forum of Great Britain, from eleven states, namely the Czech Republic, Finland, Ireland ... Read »


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    • European Cultural Route

    • A European Cultural Route is a title awarded to cultural routes recognised as significant throughout Europe by the Council of Europe. The European Institute of Cultural Routes is the body established to help the Council of Europe co-ordinate the development of these routes. Some are developed as scenic roads for motori ... Read »


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    • European Heritage Alliance 3.3

    • The European Heritage Alliance 3.3, an informal European sectoral platform composed of 30 European or international networks and organisations active in the wider field of cultural heritage, was launched in June 2011 on the occasion of the European Heritage Congress 2011 organised by Europa Nostra in Amsterdam. On thi ... Read »


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    • European Heritage Days

    • European Heritage Days (EHD) is a joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Commission involving all 50 signatory states of the European Cultural Convention under the motto, Europe: a common heritage. The annual programme offers opportunities to visit buildings, monuments and sites, many of which are not n ... Read »


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    • European Heritage Heads Forum

    • The European Heritage Heads Forum (EHHF) is an informal professional and expert network that brings together the heads of the European state heritage authorities (built heritage, landscapes, archaeology, etc.) to share knowledge and ideas and promote consistency in the management of the historic environment in the 21st ... Read »


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    • European Institute of Cultural Routes

    • European Institute of Cultural Routes

      The European Institute of Cultural Routes is a non-profit association based in Luxembourg whose aim is to help the Council of Europe, as a technical body, in the establishment of European Cultural Routes. It was established in 1998 and its role is: The Council of Europe: The European Institute of Cultural Routes Th ... Read »


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    • First language

    • A first language (also native language, father tongue/mother tongue, arterial language, or L1) is a language that a person has been exposed to from birth or within the critical period. If there are multiple L1, the designation "first language" is used for the L1 spoken the best or the one that is the basis for sociolin ... Read »


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    • Folk museum

    • A folk museum is a museum that deals with folk culture and heritage. Such museums cover local life in rural communities. A folk museum typically displays historical objects that were used as part of the people's everyday lives. Examples of such objects include clothes and tools. Many folk museums are also open-air muse ... Read »


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    • Food heritage

    • Food heritage is a term that encompasses the origins of plants and animals and their dispersal, the sites where people first cultivated plants and domesticated animals, as well as the earliest locations around the world where people first processed, prepared, sold and ate foods. These locations include farms, all types ... Read »


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    • Forgotten Chicago

    • Forgotten Chicago is an organization that seeks to discover and document little known elements of Chicago’s infrastructure, architecture, neighborhoods and general cityscape, whether existing or historical. The organization exposes many of these often overlooked elements of Chicago’s built environment to a w ... Read »


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    • GLAM (industry sector)

    • GLAM is an acronym for "galleries, libraries, archives, and museums", although other versions of the acronym exist, such as LAM, which incorporates only libraries, archives, and museums. More generally, GLAMs are publicly funded, publicly accountable institutions collecting cultural heritage materials. The term GLAM e ... Read »


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    • Global Heritage Network

    • Global Heritage Network (GHN), established by Global Heritage Fund (GHF), was created in response to the damage and destruction facing culutral heritage sites throughout the developing world. GHN is an online multimedia platform that uses Google Earth and social networking for threat monitoring and collaborative preser ... Read »


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    • Go Heritage Run

    • Go Heritage Runs is an award-winning series of fun runs organized across India at various heritage locations. It was founded by GoUNESCO founder Ajay Reddy in 2014. The goal of these runs is to promote awareness of heritage locations. Go Heritage Runs began as an offshoot of GoUNESCO in 2014. The run format of Go Her ... Read »


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    • Godden Mackay Logan

    • GML Heritage is an Australian consultancy firm previously known as Godden Mackay Pty Ltd and then Godden Mackay Logan Pty Ltd after its three main founders. The company specialises in the areas of heritage advice, historical and Aboriginal archaeology, and interpretation of heritage places. There are offices in Sydney ... Read »


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    • Tasoula Hadjitofi

    • Tasoula Georgiou Hadjitofi (Greek: Τασούλα Γεωργίου Χατζητοφή) was born in 1959 in Cyprus and lives in the Netherlands. She is a cultural activist and an entrepreneur. Hadjitofi, also known as "Icon Hunter", began her work repatriating stolen ... Read »


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    • Headland Archaeology

    • Headland Group Ltd

      Headland Archaeology comprises a holding company Headland Group Ltd and the trading subsidiary Headland Archaeology (UK) Ltd. These companies provide archaeological services and heritage advice to the construction industry. Headland Archaeology Ltd was established in 1996. Headquartered in Edinburgh, this company ... Read »


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    • Heritage centre

    • A heritage centre (or heritage center) is a museum facility primarily dedicated to the presentation of historical and cultural information about a place and its people, including, to some degree, natural features. Heritage centres typically differ from most traditional museums in usually featuring a high proportion of ... Read »


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    • Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service

    • The Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service (HCRS) was an agency within the United States Department of the Interior which subsumed its functions from the National Park Service and Bureau of Outdoor Recreation. It was created by the Carter administration in 1977. HCRS, a non-land managing agency, was responsible f ... Read »


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    • Heritage conservation in Canada

    • Heritage conservation in Canada deals with actions or processes that are aimed at safeguarding the character-defining elements of a cultural resource so as to retain its heritage value and extend its physical life. Historic objects in Canada may be granted special designation by any of the three levels of government: t ... Read »


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    • Heritage conservation in Hong Kong

    • This article details the history and status of Heritage conservation in Hong Kong, as well as the role of various stakeholders. An indication of the size of the built heritage in Hong Kong is given by a territory-wide survey conducted by the Antiquities and Monuments Office (AMO) between 1996 and 2000, which recorded ... Read »


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    • Heritage interpretation

    • Heritage interpretation refers to all the ways in which information is communicated to visitors to an educational, natural or recreational site, such as a museum, park or science centre. More specifically it is the communication of information about, or the explanation of, the nature, origin, and purpose of historical, ... Read »


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    • Heritage language

    • A heritage language is the language someone learns at home as a child which is a minority language in a society, but because of growing up with a dominant language, the speaker seems more competent in the latter and feels more comfortable communicating in that language. Polinsky & Kagan label it as a continuum that ran ... Read »


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    • Heritage Open Days

    • Heritage Open Days are an annual celebration of England's architecture and culture that allows visitors free access to historical landmarks that are either not usually open to the public, or would normally charge an entrance fee to visitors, or that are always free to visitors and always open to the public. It also inc ... Read »


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    • Heritage preservation in South Korea

    • The heritage preservation system of South Korea is a multi-level program aiming to preserve and cultivate Korean cultural heritage. The program is administered by the Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA; 대한민국 문화재청, Daehan Minguk Munhwa Jaecheong), and the legal framework is pro ... Read »


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    • Heritage registers in Belgium

    • Heritage registers in Belgium include immovable heritage such as World Heritage Sites, and National heritage sites, but also intangible cultural heritage. The agency responsible for keeping and updating inventories of immovable heritage is dependent on the region, as is the name for the object, which is called Bescherm ... Read »


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    • Heritage science

    • Heritage science is cross-disciplinary scientific research of cultural heritage. It encompasses research enabling access to cultural heritage, its conservation, interpretation and management. The term has become widely used after 2006 when it became increasingly evident that the more traditional terms conservation sci ... Read »


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    • Heritage studies

    • Heritage studies looks at the relationship between people and tangible and intangible heritage through the use of social science research methods. The publication of the book by David Lowenthal, The Past is a Foreign Country, in 1985 is credited with creating the field (Carman & Sørensen 2009). While related to the ... Read »


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    • Heritage tourism

    • Cultural heritage tourism (or just heritage tourism or diaspora tourism) is a branch of tourism oriented towards the cultural heritage of the location where tourism is occurring. The National Trust for Historic Preservation in the United States defines heritage tourism as "traveling to experience the places, artifacts ... Read »


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    • Heritage tree

    • A heritage tree is typically a large, individual tree with unique value, which is considered irreplaceable. The major criteria for heritage tree designation are age, rarity, and size, as well as aesthetic, botanical, ecological, and historical value. Heritage tree ordinances are developed to place limits upon the remov ... Read »


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    • Heritage Week

    • Heritage Week is an annual nationwide set of hundreds of events organized by the Heritage Council in Ireland. They are a celebration of Ireland's culture, history, gardens, and architecture that gives visitors free access to landmarks that are either usually pay to enter or not open to the public. The week's attractio ... Read »


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    • Hermitage at Schaelsberg

    • Hermitage at Schaelsberg

      The hermitage at Schaelsberg (Dutch: kluis op de Schaelsberg, Limburgish: kloes op de Sjaatsberg) is a monumental hermitage in Schin op Geul, in the municipality of Valkenburg aan de Geul, Netherlands. Build in 1688 for the lords of nearby castle Schaloen, the chapel and attached living space, housed a succession of 16 ... Read »


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    • Historic paint analysis

    • Historic paint analysis is the scientific analysis of architectural finishes, including not only paints but also metallic finishes and clear and translucent finishes used on historic buildings. The primary purpose of such analysis is to determine the color of the finish used at a particular time in the building's histo ... Read »


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    • Historic preservation

    • Historic preservation (US), heritage preservation or heritage conservation (UK), is an endeavour that seeks to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance. The term tends to refer specifically to the preservation of the built environment, and not to preser ... Read »


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    • Historical marker

    • A historical marker or historic marker is an indicator such as a plaque or sign to commemorate an event or person of historic interest and to associate that point of interest with a specific locale one can visit. Historical markers are put on display by the owners of sites listed by national agencies concerned wit ... Read »


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    • ICHIM

    • Archives & Museum Informatics is a company based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (and previously Pittsburgh, USA), that organizes conferences, and undertakes consulting, publishing and training in the field of cultural heritage, especially for museums. Archives & Museum Informatics is led by David Bearman and Jennifer Tra ... Read »


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    • Imagemakers

    • Imagemakers (IM), is a heritage interpretation and design consultancy based in Sticklepath, Devon. Established in 1989, Imagemakers work in the specialist field of strategic planning and design for heritage and tourism projects. Specific services include the production of interpretive strategies and funding packages, a ... Read »


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    • List of immovable cultural property of Rožaje


    • Indigenous archaeology

    • Indigenous archaeology is a form of archaeology where indigenous peoples are involved in the care of, excavation and analysis of the cultural and bodily remains of peoples they consider their ancestors. It has been largely developed as a sub-discipline of archaeology since the late twentieth century, in response to som ... Read »


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    • Industrial heritage

    • Industrial heritage refers to the physical remains of the history of technology and industry, such as manufacturing and mining sites, as well as power and transportation infrastructure. The term is often also used in connection with museums or historic places related to industry, including worker housing and warehouses ... Read »


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    • Industrial nature

    • Industrial Nature is the regeneration of natural vegetation on industrial sites; the invasion of abandoned or disused industrial sites by colonising species; or new plantings on abandoned, disused or remediated industrial sites. The underlying principal is that the historical industrial use of landscapes or sites creat ... Read »


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    • Information Center for Israeli Art

    • Information Center for Israeli Art

      The Information Center for Israeli Art is the largest collection of primary resources documenting the history of the Israeli art in Israel. Over 12,000 artists files are housed in the Center in the Israel Museum, Jerusalem. As a research center within the Israel Museum, the Information Center for Israeli Art house ... Read »


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    • Intangible cultural heritage

    • Intangible cultural heritage (ICH) is promoted by UNESCO as a counterpart to the World Heritage focusing mainly on intangible aspects of culture. In 2001, UNESCO made a survey among States and NGOs to try to agree on a definition, and the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage was drafted in 20 ... Read »


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    • Intangible Cultural Heritage in Finland

    • The Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage was ratified in Finland in May 2013. The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture has assigned the responsibility for implementing the convention to the National Board of Antiquities which is currently drafting a model for its execution in Finland ... Read »


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    • International National Trusts Organisation

    • The International National Trusts Organisation (INTO) is a network of national trusts and similar non-governmental organizations committed to preserving cultural heritage, "built and natural, tangible and intangible," including architecturally or historically significant items, and areas of natural beauty. INTO's manda ... Read »


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    • International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism


    • Interpretation centre

    • An interpretation centre, interpretive centre, or visitor interpretive centre is an institution for dissemination of knowledge of natural or cultural heritage. Interpretation centres are a kind of new-style museum, often associated with visitor centres or ecomuseums, and located in connection to cultural, historic or n ... Read »


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    • Cultural Property (Japan)

    • A Cultural Property (文化財, bunkazai?) is administered by the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs, and includes tangible properties (structures and works of art or craft); intangible properties (performing arts and craft techniques); folk properties both tangible and intangible; monuments his ... Read »


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    • Journal of Interpretation Research

    • The Journal of Interpretation Research is a biannual peer-reviewed academic journal covering research and discourse in the field of heritage interpretation and environmental education. It is published by the National Association for Interpretation. The editor-in-chief is Carolyn Widner Ward (Blue Ridge Parkway Foundati ... Read »


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    • Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum

    • The Lebanese British Friends of the National Museum or LBFNM is a private, cultural heritage organization that was founded in London in 1993 with the aim of supporting the National Museum of Beirut. The organization has assisted with the renovation of the Museum laboratory and improving connections with the British Mu ... Read »


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    • Life Beyond Tourism

    • Life Beyond Tourism

      Life Beyond Tourism (in short LBT) is a nonprofit worldwide portal free of banners, based in Florence, Italy. The portal dates back to 2008 and stems from an orientation by the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation. The portal is an international platform for exchange of experiences and good practices in the framework of a to ... Read »


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    • Looted art

    • Looted art has been a consequence of looting during war, natural disaster and riot for centuries. Looting of art, archaeology and other cultural property may be an opportunistic criminal act or may be a more organized case of unlawful or unethical pillage by the victor of a conflict. The term "looted art" reflects bias ... Read »


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    • Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity

    • The Proclamation of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity was made by the Director-General of UNESCO starting in 2001 to raise awareness on intangible cultural heritage and encourage local communities to protect them and the local people who sustain these forms of cultural expressions. Several ma ... Read »


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    • Microfadeometry

    • Microfadeometry is a technique that uses tiny spots of intense light to probe and measure color changes in objects of art that are particularly sensitive to light exposure. This process is completed using a recently designed instrument known as a microfading tester. The data from the test is represented by a reflectanc ... Read »


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    • MIDAS Heritage

    • MIDAS Heritage

      MIDAS Heritage – the UK Historic Environment Data Standard is a British cultural heritage standard for recording information on buildings, archaeological sites, shipwrecks, parks and gardens, battlefields, areas of interest and artefacts. The data standard suggests the minimum level of information needed for reco ... Read »


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    • Modern Buildings on Zhongshan Square in Dalian

    • The modern buildings on Zhongshan Square in Dalian refer to the buildings on Zhongshan Square in Dalian, Liaoning Province, China, built mostly in the first half of the twentieth century, during which time Dalian was Japan's leased territory. These buildings were declared the "Cultural Heritage Sites under Protection ... Read »


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    • Mont Blanc Restaurant

    • Mont Blanc Restaurant is a former restaurant in London where leading writers including Hilaire Belloc, GK Chesterton, Joseph Conrad and Galsworthy met regularly in the early years of the 20th century. The restaurant was located at 16 Gerrard Street in the Soho district of central London. It was closed in 1928. Wr ... Read »


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    • Montaigne's tower


    • List of monuments damaged by conflict in the Middle East during the 21st century

    • This is a list of monuments suffering damage from conflict in the Middle East during the 21st century. It is sorted by country. ... Read »


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    • Murrisk

    • Murrisk

      Murrisk (Irish: Muraisc) is a village in County Mayo, Ireland, on the south side of Clew Bay, about 8 km west of Westport and 4 km east of Lecanvey. Murrisk lies at the foot of Croagh Patrick and is the starting-point for pilgrims who visit the mountain. Every year, on the last Sunday of July, thousands of peopl ... Read »


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    • Museum folklore

    • Museum folklore is a domain of scholarship and professional practice within the field of folklore studies (folkloristics). Some museum folklorists work full-time in museums of ethnography, ethnology, cultural history, or folk art, often as educators, curators, and directors. Others work in other settings, such as ... Read »


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    • Nara Document on Authenticity

    • The Nara Document on Authenticity is a document that addresses the need for a broader understanding of cultural diversity and cultural heritage in relation to conservation in order to evaluate the value and authenticity of cultural property more objectively. It was drafted by 45 representatives from 28 countries after ... Read »


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    • Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa

    • Narodowy Instytut Dziedzictwa (NID, National Heritage Board of Poland) is a Polish governmental institution responsible for the objects considered most important to the nation's cultural heritage. The institute administers the National Heritage Site lists according to the Ordinance No 32 of the Polish Ministry of ... Read »


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    • National Association for Interpretation

    • The National Association for Interpretation is a non-profit professional association of natural and cultural resources interpreters, primarily in the United States. It is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. NAI provides training and certification programs and is recognized as a major source for professional expertise and ... Read »


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    • National heritage site

    • A national heritage site is a heritage site having a value that has been registered by a governmental agency as being of national importance to the cultural heritage or history of that country. Usually such sites are listed in a heritage register that is open to the public, and many are actively advertised by national ... Read »


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    • National Heritage Site (United States)

    • A National Heritage Site in the United States is a location important to the cultural heritage of a particular state that has been promoted to national status, as well as sites that have been deemed nationally important by central heritage agencies. ... Read »


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    • National patrimony

    • National patrimony is the store of wealth or accumulated reserves of a national economy. In addition to monetary reserves and other financial holdings, national patrimony also encompasses a nation's non-monetary wealth or reserves, such as its national monuments, cuisine, and artistic heritage. National patrimony is r ... Read »


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    • National treasure

    • The idea of national treasure, like national epics and national anthems, is part of the language of romantic nationalism, which arose in the late 18th century and 19th centuries. Nationalism is an ideology which supports the nation as the fundamental unit of human social life, which includes shared language, values and ... Read »


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    • Natural heritage

    • Natural heritage refers to the sum total of the elements of biodiversity, including flora and fauna and ecosystem types, together with associated geological structures and formations (geodiversity). Heritage is that which is inherited from past generations, maintained in the present, and bestowed to future generations ... Read »


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    • New Brunswick environmental legislation

    • The province of New Brunswick has created and implemented various Acts, such as the Clean Environment Act, Clean Air Act, and the Clean Water Act, throughout history to ensure that the environment is considered and protected throughout various project. These acts describe the process that will be undertaken to assess t ... Read »


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    • North Sinai Archaeological Sites Zone

    • The North Sinai Archaeological Sites Zone is composed of a collection of important ancient sites between the Suez Canal and Gaza along the Mediterranean coast of Egypt. This site was added to the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List on November 1, 1994 in the Cultural category. ... Read »


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    • Observatory for Protection of Cultural Heritage in Areas of Crisis

    • The Observatory for Protection of Cultural Heritage in Areas of Crisis (OPCHAC) is an Italian-based organization concerned with protecting cultural heritage. The “Observatory for Protection of Cultural Heritage in Areas of Crisis” was created in 1995 by Prof. Fabio Maniscalco. All activities of the OPCHA ... Read »


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    • Open-air museum

    • An open-air museum (also frequently open air museum) is a type of museum that exhibits collections of buildings and artifacts out-of-doors. They are also frequently known as museums of buildings or folk museums. The concept of an open-air museum originated in Scandinavia in the late 19th century and spread widely. A c ... Read »


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    • Patrimoni Cultural

    • Patrimoni Cultural refers both to the cultural heritage of Andorra, and also to the Andorran government protection agency called by the same name (Departament de Patrimoni Cultural, or Department of Cultural Heritage). The agency administers the national heritage sites of Andorra, including the Madriu-Perafita-Claror ... Read »


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    • People's Square (Dalian)


    • Intangible Cultural Heritage of the Philippines

    • In 2000, the National Commission for Culture and the Arts published Glimpses, authored by Jesus Peralta, Phd, after legislation on Philippine heritage was pushed through, including intangible heritages. The book became the starting point of a greater intangible cultural heritage conservation in the Philippines. The boo ... Read »


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    • Pre-construct archaeology

    • Pre-Construct Archaeology

      Pre-Construct Archaeology Limited is a well-established independent company specialising in providing appropriate solutions to heritage problems. Pre-Construct Archaeology (PCA) was formed in 1993 as a Partnership and was located in Lincoln, but operated in Greater London also. The Partners were Gary Brown, Brian ... Read »


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    • Preservation of meaning

    • Preservation of meaning in library, archival or museum collections involves understanding spiritual, ritual, or cultural perceptions of value for specific objects, and ensuring these values are maintained and respected. Meaning is something assigned to objects of cultural or spiritual significance based on interpretati ... Read »


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    • Preservationist

    • Preservationist is generally understood to mean historic preservationist: one who advocates to preserve architecturally or historically significant buildings, structures, objects or sites from demolition or degradation. Historic preservation usually refers to the preservation of the built environment, not to preservati ... Read »


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    • Preserve America

    • Preserve America is a United States government program, established under President George W. Bush, intended to encourage and support community efforts to preserve and enjoy the country's cultural and natural heritage. As of August 2008, more than 500 communities, representing all 50 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands ... Read »


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    • Queensland Heritage Council

    • The Queensland Heritage Council is an independent statutory authority created by the Queensland Parliament under the Queensland Heritage Act 1992. The Council advises and reports to the Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability and is supported by a secretariat provided by the Department of Environment and Heritag ... Read »


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    • Red Tail Reborn

    • Red Tail Reborn

      Red Tail Reborn is a 2007 historical documentary film by Adam White about the Commemorative Air Force's Red Tail Project. The project involves the restoration, exhibition and maintenance of a World War II P-51 Mustang flown by the United States Air Force 332d Fighter Group. The exhibition of this plane is considered to ... Read »


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    • Red Tail Squadron

    • Red Tail Squadron

      The Red Tail Squadron, part of the non-profit Commemorative Air Force (CAF) and until June 2011, known as the Red Tail Project, maintains and flies a World War II era North American P-51C Mustang. The twice-restored aircraft flies to create interest in the history and accomplishments of the members of the World War II- ... Read »


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    • Regional heritage

    • Regional heritage consists of the natural and cultural environments and associated intangible cultural heritage that is perceived to be of importance in a region. The word “regional heritage” is a parallel to the word world heritage but does not refer to a specific object, but rather sets of sites, buildings ... Read »


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    • Repatriation (cultural heritage)

    • Repatriation is the return of art or cultural heritage, usually referring to ancient or looted art, to their country of origin or former owners (or their heirs). The disputed cultural property items are physical artifacts of a group or society that were taken from another group usually in an act of looting, whether in ... Read »


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    • Repatriation and reburial of human remains

    • The repatriation and reburial of human remains is a current debate in archaeology. Various indigenous peoples around the world, such as Native Americans and Indigenous Australians have requested that human remains from their respective communities be repatriated for reburial. A famous case is that of the Kennewick Man ... Read »


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    • Rescue archaeology

    • Rescue archaeology, sometimes called preventive archaeology, salvage archaeology, commercial archaeology, contract archaeology, or compliance archaeology, is state-sanctioned, for-profit archaeological survey and excavation carried out in advance of construction or other land development. These conditions could include ... Read »


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    • Restoration (cultural heritage)

    • Restoration is a process that attempts to return cultural heritage to some previous state that the restorer imagines was the "original". This was commonly done in the past. However, in the late 20th century a separate concept of conservation-restoration was developed that is more concerned with preserving the work of a ... Read »


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    • Restoration of the Sistine Chapel frescoes

    • The conservation-restoration of the frescoes of the Sistine Chapel was one of the most significant conservation-restorations of the 20th century. The Sistine Chapel was built by Pope Sixtus IV within the Vatican immediately to the north of St. Peter's Basilica and completed in about 1481. Its walls were decorated by a ... Read »


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    • Ruan Yisan Heritage Foundation

    • The Ruan Yisan Heritage Foundation is a non-governmental, non-profit organization created on June 9, 2006, "to support and promote urban heritage conservation in China. It is a private foundation supervised by the Shanghai Administration Bureau of NGOs and Shanghai Municipal Urban Planning Administration Bureau." Found ... Read »


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    • Russian cultural property law

    • After the Second World War in 1945, issues surrounding wartime loss and compensation started to arise. Cultural valuables were taken from Germany and placed in the Soviet Union. Years later, at the break up of the USSR, the said cultural valuables came to attention as the issue of ownership arose. Following, the debate ... Read »


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    • Sanskriti Museums

    • Sanskriti Museum

      Sanskriti Museums are a set of three museums namely, Museum of ‘Everyday Art’, Museum of Indian Terracotta (tribal art) and Textile Museum. It is housed within Sanskriti Kendra complex, at Anandagram, an artist village complex, spread over eight acres, situated 10 km south of New Delhi, near Aya Nagar on M ... Read »


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    • Save Beirut Heritage

    • Save Beirut Heritage (also known as Save Beirut's Heritage) is a cultural heritage organization based in Beirut, Lebanon. The organization was founded in 2010 with the aims to preserve architectural heritage within Beirut, which has come under increased threat of destruction through rampant urbanization. The organizat ... Read »


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    • Siyadi House

    • Siyadi House, also known as Bayt Siyadi (Arabic: بيت سيادي) is a historic building in Muharraq City, Kingdom of Bahrain. It is part of a larger complex of buildings constructed for the pearl merchant Abdullah bin Isa Siyadi, which further includes a mosque and a majlis. While the Siyadi House wa ... Read »


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    • SPIC MACAY

    • SPIC MACAY

      The Society for the Promotion of Indian Classical Music And Culture Amongst Youth (SPIC MACAY) is a voluntary youth movement which promotes intangible aspects of Indian cultural heritage by promoting Indian classical music, classical dance, folk music, yoga, meditation, crafts and other aspects of Indian culture; it is ... Read »


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    • The Spoils of War (symposium)

    • The Spoils of War (symposium) "The Spoils of War—World War II and Its Aftermath: The Loss, Reappearance, and Recovery of Cultural Property" was a ground-breaking international symposium held in New York City in 1995 to discuss the artworks, cultural property, and historic sites damaged, lost, and plundered as a r ... Read »


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    • Storage of cultural heritage objects

    • The storage of cultural heritage objects typically falls to the responsibility of cultural heritage institutions, or individuals. The proper storage of these objects can help to ensure a longer lifespan for the object with minimal damage or degradation. With so many different types of artifacts, materials, and combinat ... Read »


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    • Sustainable preservation

    • In historic preservation, sustainable preservation is the idea that preservation has tangible ecological benefits, on the basis that the most sustainable building is one that is already built. Historic buildings can have advantages over new construction with their often central location, historic building materials, an ... Read »


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    • Sustainable Preservation Initiative

    • The Sustainable Preservation Initiative (SPI) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the world's cultural heritage by providing transformative and sustainable economic opportunities to local communities. SPI is focused on countries in the developing world, more particularly those that are not part of ... Read »


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    • Syrian Archaeological Heritage Under Threat

    • Syrian Archaeological Heritage Under Threat, also known as Syrian Archaeological Heritage in Danger, Patrimoine Syrien or Le patrimoine archéologique syrien en danger (Arabic: الآثار السورية في خطر‎‎) is a cultural heritage activist group that runs a Fa ... Read »


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    • U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield

    • U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield

      The U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield (USCBS), founded in 2006, is the United States national committee of the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS). ICBS was formed according to the provisions of the 1954 Hague Convention for the Protection of Cultural Property in the Event of Armed Conflict, which specifi ... Read »


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    • United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites

    • United States Committee of the International Council on Monuments and Sites (US/ICOMOS) is one of numerous national subsidiary committees of ICOMOS, forming a worldwide alliance for the study and conservation of historic buildings, districts, and sites. It is the focus of international cultural resources exchange in th ... Read »


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    • Values (heritage)

    • The values embodied in cultural heritage are identified in order to assess significance, prioritize resources, and inform conservation decision-making. It is recognised that values may compete and change over time, and that heritage may have different meanings for different stakeholders. Alois Riegl is credited wi ... Read »


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    • Venice Charter

    • The Venice Charter for the Conservation and Restoration of Monuments and Sites is a set of guidelines, drawn up in 1964 by a group of conservation professionals in Venice, that provides an international framework for the conservation and restoration of historic buildings. The development of new conservation and re ... Read »


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    • Virgin boy egg

    • Virgin boy eggs are a traditional dish of Dongyang, Zhejiang, China in which eggs are boiled in the urine of young boys, preferably under the age of ten. Named "tong zi dan" (Chinese: 童子尿煮鸡蛋; pinyin: Tóngzǐ Niào Zhǔ JÄ«dàn), the dish translates literally to "boy egg" and i ... Read »


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    • Virtual heritage

    • Virtual heritage or cultural heritage and technology is the body of works dealing with information and communication technologies (ICT) and their application to cultural heritage, such as virtual archaeology. Virtual heritage and cultural heritage have independent meanings: cultural heritage refers to sites, monuments, ... Read »


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