Activities

Activities

Upcoming events

» 19th GA 2017 at New Delhi

 

2016

July

» First meeting for the 19th GA, New Delhi, 4th July, 2016

May

» Collaborating with US/ICOMOS for their International Exchange Program 2015 to for sending Indian young professionals and hosting the ones from US in India. Two interns from India went to the USA and three from the USA interned in India during summer 2016.

April

» AGM at the Indian Museum and symposium on Making Heritage Buildings and Spaces Alive, Kolkata, 15th-16th April, 2016

March

» Supported by ICOMOS India, ICOM Canada, ICTOP, the Gem Palace Jaipur and the Mehrangarh Museum Trust, the CAM(Commonwealth Association of Museums ) collaborated with the Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum to organise a workshop on Access in Museums in South Asia. Thirty-three participants from a variety of museum disciplines came together to increase awareness of and discuss potential solutions to the challenges of making buildings and collections more physically and intellectually accessible with a special focus on historic properties and collections at Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, City Palace, Jaipur, India 25th-28th March, 2016
» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee Coordinators meeting, 27th March, 2016

February

» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on Cultural Routes organized a workshop “Democratizing Heritage : revolutionizing conservation practice and heritage management ” at the annual NASA, 31st Jan-5th Feb, 2016. The 58th Annual NASA Convention was hosted by the G. C. Patel Institute of Architecture, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, from 31st January to 5th February in Surat, Gujarat. A rigorous 4 day workshop titled Democratizing Heritage: revolutionizing conservation practice and heritage management was conducted under the aegis of the National Scientific Committee on Cultural Routes of ICOMOS India, and Cultural Resources Conservation Initiative India Pvt. Ltd, 1st-5th Feb, 2016

January

» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on “Cultural Routes” meetings, CRCI, New Delhi, Dec 2015-January, 2016

 

2015

November

» ICOMOS India organized the International Scientific Symposium on Conserving Living Urban Heritage: Theoretical Considerations of Continuity and Change. The document of the translation of the Valletta Principles in Hindi language undertaken by Urvashi Srivastava, was announced at this event which was co-convened by Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology, ICOMOS-THEOPHIL, ICOMOS-CIVVIH and ICOMOS India in Bangalore, 26-28th November, 2015.

October

» ICOMOS India Lecture series: Ar. Dominic Galicia presented on Architecture and Conservation in the Philippines jointly organized by ICOMOS India & IGNCA. IGNCA, New Delhi, 9th Oct, 2015.

August

» ICOMOS India organized the International Scientific Symposium and Meeting for the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee Of Legal Administrative And Financial Issues (ICLAFI). This symposium aimed to create environments for international cooperation for identification, study and solution of legal, administrative and financial issues in connection with the protection, maintenance and conservation of built heritage – an event hosted by SPA Bhopal in collaboration with ICOMOS India, ASI and SPA Delhi, SPA, Bhopal, 19th – 23rd August, 2015.

July

» Preparation of Principles for Conservation of Wall Paintings in India by ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee for Wall Paintings.

May

» ICCROM-ICOMOS- ICORP preparatory mission to train the teams of heritage volunteers to undertake this mammoth task to salvage, stabilize affected heritage with support of Smithsonian and R-DMUCH.
» Collaborating with US/ICOMOS for their International Exchange Program 2015 to for sending Indian young professionals and hosting the ones from US in India. One intern from India went to the USA and one from USA came to India for the summer of 2015.

March

» A Teacher Training Program organized by NIASA in collaboration with INTACH and ICOMOS India on Understanding Heritage of the 20th Century: Identification , Documentation and conservation. 9th-13th March,2015.
» Annual General Meeting and NSC Co-ordinator’s Conclave, Maulana Azaad National Urdu University, Hyderabad., 20th-21st March, 2015

February

» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on Forts and Military Heritage, ISC- ICOFORT, SPA Bhopal, UNESCO New Delhi, DRONAH, and WMF organized the event, International Conference on Fortifications and World Heritage: Challenges in Interpretation and Site Management: IHC, New Delhi, 5th-7th February, 2015
» ICOMOS India North Zone Regional Meeting at SPA, New Delhi, February 2015,

 

2014

November

» 18th ICOMOS General Assembly, Florence, Italy and several contributions made by ICOMOS India, Florence, Italy, 10 – 14th November 2014..

September

» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on Disaster and Risk Preparedness took out a mission to assess the damage to cultural heritage due to Kashmir floods: Kashmir valley was affected by devastating floods in August-September 2014. ICOMOS India in collaboration with INTACH Jammu and Kashmir Chapter organised a workshop and a reconnaissance survey through rapid visual inspection to initiate the condition assessment of damage to heritage structures in Srinagar. The mission led by Nitin Sinha, ICOMOS India Member was aimed at exploring the networking of agencies, NGOs, and community based organizations to undertake damage assessment exercise., Srinagar, 23rd -25th September, 2014
» A collaboration between Indian Society of Landscape Architects: ISOLA Delhi NCR Chapter and ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on Cultural Landscapes, the event ‘Reading the Historic Landscape’ explored unique perspectives in reading, comprehending and engaging with the context, 27th September, 2014

August

» ICOMOS India Lecture series: Talk by Prof. Fauzia Husain Qureshi Former Principal, National College of Arts, Lahore On Conservation of the Living Monuments of Multan as part of the ICOMOS-India Lecture Series. Jointly organized by ICOMOS- India & IGNCA, 1st August 2014
» ICOMOS India Workshop: Museums and Heritage, India Museum , Kolkata, 22nd-23rd August, 2014
» First National Scientific Committee coordinators conclave, SPA, Bhopal, 29th-30th August ,2014

April

» First elected Executive Committee of ICOMOS India formed, 29th April, 2014

 

2013

October

» ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on 20th Century Heritage partnered with ICOMOS International Scientific committee on 20th Century Heritage, Foundation Le Corbusier in France, Chitkara School of Planning and Architecture in Chandigarh, Council of Architecture, National Institute of Advanced Studies in Architecture, Pune, World Heritage Institute for Training and Researech for Asia and the Pacific (WHITRAP) to organise an International Conference & Training Program on Filling the gaps: World Heritage and the 20th century in Asia. More than 150 delegates from 23 countries participated in the event, which turned out to be the largest gathering of ICOMOS members in India at that point of time , 3rd-7th October, 2013
» ICOMOS India Lecture series: Dr. Hans-Rudolf Neumann, ICOFORT Germany, presented Introduction to Forte Cultura: – a key case study, 1st October, 2013.

June

» First Annual General Meeting in New Delhi, 1st June, 2013
» First Workshop for Heritage Volunteers organized by Icomos India a for undertaking damage assessment, supported by UNESCO New Delhi, of Cultural Heritage damaged by Flash Floods in Uttarakhand, India. A team of ICOMOS India and heritage volunteers visited the site and developed a scientific approach to carry out post disaster damage assessment. Among many structures examined were the temple in Sumaadi, near Rudraprayag, Kalimath, Keshavmath and collections in History and Ethnography Museum in Srinagar, Uttrakhand.

March

» ICOMOS India contributed to the preparation of a position paper and background document for the International World Heritage Experts Meet on Visual Integrity organized by the ASI with the support of UNESCO, Agra, 6th-9th March, 2013.
» First Meeting of ICOMOS India National Scientific Committee on Historic Towns and Villages, 19th March, 2013

February

» ICOMOS India Executive Committee Member, Ms. Yaminey Mubayi, gave an illustrated talk Water and History: The case of Ellora-Daulatabad -Khuladabad, 1st February, 2013.