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Culture and Heritage Site Management Addresses Current Issues and Events

Posted by Jason White on Tuesday, August 12, 2014, In : Education 

The management of culture and heritage sites is making news. Historic sites in places like Iraq and Syria are being looted — or even destroyed. These events are leaving organizations such as UNESCO sending out warnings. Recently, the Director-General of UNESCO, Irina Bokova, said: “I call on all actors to refrain from any form of destruction of cultural heritage, including religious sites. Their [acts of] intentional destruction are war crimes and a blow against … people’s identity an...


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Culture and Heritage Management – How to Build a Career

Posted by Jason White on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, In : College Education 

Culture and heritage site management is the practice of conserving, promoting and managing cultural and heritage resources. This is a highly specialized field and thus requires in-depth understanding of local culture, traditions, history and landscape of that particular region.

Culture and heritage management is not a new profession. However, its importance has increased significantly in last couple of years. This may be attributed to the increased interest of avid travellers in exploring sit...


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