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15th Triennial Conference in New Delhi

The 15th Triennial Conference was held from 22 to 26 September 2008 in New Delhi, India.

Theme

Diversity in Heritage Conservation: Tradition, Innovation and Participation

The objective of the Triennial Conference was to present an overview of the current state of conservation research and practice through reports by the ICOM-CC Working Groups. Special attention was given to papers and posters dealing with problems and progress in conservation in the region hosting the conference and to papers addressing the congress theme – “Diversity in Heritage Conservation: Tradition, Innovation and Participation”. 

Preprints

The 2 volume Preprints (1165 p.) – including a CD with all contributions – can be obtained from: 

Mr. Satish Kumar
Manager, Export Division
Allied Publishers Pvt Ltd
1/13-14 Asaf ali Road, New Delhi 10002
India 

Price: 200 US $ or 7.000 Indian Rs.  

General Assembly

A revised version of the by-laws was adopted, as well as the resolution on terminology to characterize the conservation of tangible cultural heritage.

By-Laws of the ICOM International Committee for Conservation
• Terminology to characterize the conservation of tangible cultural heritage (English)
• Terminology to characterize the conservation of tangible cultural heritage (Français)
Commentary on the ICOM-CC Resolution on Terminology for Conservation

Getty Foundation for New Delhi 2008

Thanks to The Getty Foundation, the International Council of Museums (ICOM) was able to offer a limited number of bursaries to museum and/or conservation professionals from low-income countries in Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Europe, and Latin America to attend the 15th Triennial Conference of ICOM’s International Committee for Conservation (ICOM-CC).
 

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