“Transanimalism: the enlarged animal, between utilities and protections”

INVITATION Multidisciplinary international conference “Transanimalism: the enlarged animal, between utilities and protections” Friday, December 3, 2021, via video conference Organized by the University of Paris 8, the University of Cannes Normandy and the Normandy Department of Peace, in partnership with the French National Commission for UNESCO The search for lasting peace with the Earth presupposes an understanding and discussion of the current and future evolution…

CAMOC Barcelona Book of Abstracts and the new CAMOC Review are ready!

Our meeting in Barcelona, starting December 1, is just a few days away! As we count the days till the beginning, I’d like to let you know that the Book of Abstracts is now ready and hope it will help you prepare for our sessions and debate. Besides the abstracts and bios of our participants, it contains the most detailed and up-to-date version of the conference programme.…

Online Conference: Rethinking museum practices: decolonizing collections

Rethinking museum practices: decolonizing collections Online Conference Rethinking museum practices: decolonizing collections is an online series of talks organised by the international ICOM committees CIDOC, COMCOL and the national committee ICOM Brazil in partnership with MAM Rio (Museum of Modern Art – Rio de Janeiro) and supported by Itaú Cultural to discuss how and why museums and museum professionals should discuss the museum practices focusing…

ICOM BULGARIA

Dear colleagues, We thank all those who responded with a return email or phone calls to our express survey on the prospect of holding a General Assembly of ICOM-Bulgaria in December. Over 60% of the respondents believe that it is not appropriate to hold the reporting and election meeting of BNC of ICOM in December. According to the Articles of ICOM-Bulgaria, we are postponing the…

Conference invitation from CAMOC: Barcelona 2021, December 1-4, 2021

Invitation to CAMOC Barcelona 2021, December 1-4, 2021 We publish the invitation letter in original: Dear Colleagues, I hope this message finds you very well. It is my pleasure to invite you to CAMOC Barcelona 2021, taking place in just over a month, on December 1-4, 2021. The official conference programme has just been announced on our website. Please find the document here: https://camoc.mini.icom.museum/whats-new-at-camocbarcelona2021/ CAMOC and MUHBA (Barcelona History Museum)…

Letter from the Director General of ICOM to ours colleague Elka Penkova

Еlka Penkova Dear colleagues, as you know, the publication of the Red Book (list) of the South-Eastern European endangered cultural sites is already a fact, as well as that our colleague Elka Penkova is working on the problem on the Bulgarian side. A letter of thanks was received from Dr. Peter Keller to his colleague Elka Penkova, which was published below: ICOM Secretariat 15, rue…

The most unusual museums in the world

  There are all kinds of museums and museum exhibits around the world. It is definitely worth a trip to see as much of humanity’s history as possible. However, there are more special and, to put it mildly, non-standard museums, which do not just present history, but a whole experience for their audience. Here are some of the most unusual museums in the world: Moco…

THE SOCIAL SCIENCES FACE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC19 STATE OF CONNECTIONS AND PROPOSITIONS OF ACTION

  UNESCO and the French presidency of the intergovernmental council of the MOST program are organizing an international colloquium to study the social and human sciences for the pandemic, almost two years after its launch. MOST is an intergovernmental research program focused on the management of social transformations, which aims to strengthen the contribution of the social sciences and humanities to policy development in order…

ICOM celebrates its 75th anniversary

In 1946, 14 National Committees established ICOM: Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. For about a year now, the National Committees of Cuba, Egypt, Finland, Greece, Haiti, India, Iraq, Italy, Mexico, Peru, the Philippines, Poland, Syria, and South Africa have been added. Today, for its birthday, ICOM issues a Communication…