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19-21 June 2014, Turin Italy. “Study of the built environment” The third pan-European meeting of the European Architectural History Network proposes to increase the visibility of the discipline, to foster transnational, interdisciplinary and multicultural approaches to the study of the built environment, and to facilitate the exchange of research results in the field.
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1-2 July 2014, Ghent Belgium. CHeriScape, Cultural Heritage in Landscape. Conference I: “Landscape as Heritage in Policy” will take place in Ghent Belgium 1-2 July at the Culture and Congress centre of the University of Ghent. CHeriScape is one of ten projects funded under the transnational pilot call of the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage.
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4 July 2014 Brussels, Belgium. 4th ENCATC Annual Policy Debate – “Responding to the crisis with culture – towards new models of business and governance for the cultural sector”
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9 - 10 July 2014 Munich, Germany. Final conference of the EU research project 'Climate for Culture': Public presentation of the results. The conference will take place at the Max-Joseph-Saal and Kaisersaal, Munich Residenz, Residenzstr. 1, 80333 Munich, Germany.
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10-11 July 2014 Eindhoven, Netherlands. The first workshop “Understanding Heritage Values” will take place at the Eindhoven University of Technology is a European project aimed at discussing and understanding Heritage Values.
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22 - 25 July 2014, Guimarães Portugal “HERITAGE 2014” 4th International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development
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2-6 September 2014, Chichester, UK. European Walled Towns Symposium. The EWT symposium will be held in Chichester, UK in September.
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25-27 September 2014, Dubrovnik Croatia. The Best in Heritage 2014. The Best in Heritage is an annual survey of award-winning museum, heritage and conservation projects. Organised under special patronage of ICOM and in partnership with Europa Nostra, it is supported by The City of Dubrovnik and Croatian Ministry of Culture. The conference programme features examples of best practices from the field of museums and heritage. Twenty-four laureates awarded in 2013, coming from all over the world, will present their achievements and take part in Q&A sessions and moderated panels.
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26-27 September 2014, Rome Italy. The 2nd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT. The 2nd ICSD 2014 will be held at the Sapienza University of Rome, from Friday 26 to Saturday 27 September, 2014. The Conference theme is: "Creating a unified foundation for Sustainable Development: research, practice and education".
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29-30 September 2014, Madrid Spain. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN HISTORIC BUILDINGS: EXPERIENCES & SOLUTIONS. How to improve the energy efficiency of historic buildings while preserving their historic character, values and historical integrity. The conference will be held in the Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de Madrid.
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10-11 October 2014, Athens Greece. International meeting-“Cultural Landscapes in Natura 2000 sites: towards a new policy for the integrated management of cultural and natural heritage”
21 October 2014, Brussels, Belgium. ENCLOSE project Final Conference. The project’s final conference “The Sustainable Urban Logistic Plan: A key element for the future of the small and medium city” will be held in the city of Brussels, Belgium.
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HISTCAPE’s1st Open Conference in the new year was held at the Monastery of Tibães, on 25th March 2014 hosted by the Northern Portugal Regional Directorate for Culture (NRCD, Portugal)
The event presented some of the best practice identified by NRCD, Portugal, as well as addressing intervention strategies on Cultural Heritage in rural areas. Special focus was on the safeguarding of assets and economic sustainability. The approaches of other HISTCAPE project partners were also presented and discussed.
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EU Council Conclusions on Cultural Heritage just adopted!
Under the leadership of the Hellenic Presidency of the European Union, the Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council adopted these historic conclusions at its meeting on 21 May in Brussels. The conclusions call for more resources to be invested in cultural heritage and for the mainstreaming of cultural heritage in national and European policies. Member States are invited to consider including cultural heritage in the framework of the next Council Work Plan for Culture which will be implemented from 2015 onwards.
Full text of the conclusions here
Horizon 2020 – Heritage Europe has been invited to participate in a proposed new project under the Horizon 2020 programme. The project “EDHERA” will look at energy efficiency in historic buildings and its specific objective will be to develop processes, tools and strategies for retrieving and organizing information and data required to generate cost effective and energy efficient renovation strategies for historic buildings.
If the funding bid is successful the project duration will be 3 years with a start date later in summer 2014
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SHUC- “A Sustainable Future for the Historic Urban Core” a JPI - JHEP JOINT PILOT TRANSNATIONAL CALL for Joint Research
Projects on Cultural Heritage.
EU Prize for Cultural Heritage /Europa Nostra Awards 2014.
The 27 laureates, selected from 160 nominated projects across 30 countries, are honoured for achievements in four areas: conservation; research; dedicated service; education, training and awareness-raising. The award ceremony took place on 5 May at the Burgtheater in Vienna, under the patronage of the President of Austria, Heinz Fischer. Androulla Vassiliou, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Multilingualism and Youth, and Plácido Domingo, the opera singer and President of Europa Nostra, jointly presented the awards.
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We are pleased to report that Norwich HEART and Norwich City partners (UK) jointly with Ghent City Council (BE) have been awarded a prize under the Education, Training and Awareness-Raising category for their project “SHAPING 24”. The project links iconic Norwich buildings with 12 heritage sites in Ghent. To find out more information about the “SHAPING 24” project visit weblink...
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The ENCLOSE project partners recently visited Intertraffic Amsterdam 2014. The International trade fair took place from 25 - 28 March 2014 in the Amsterdam RAI Convention Centre. Almost 26,000 visitors from 123 different countries worldwide were registered during the event.
The ENCLOSE partners had the opportunity to discuss with local public authorities, research institutions and universities the challenges and opportunities of planning sustainable urban logistics and the results achieved so far by the ENCLOSE project.
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