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Repatriation in Three Acts: Webinar with Patricia Allan, Curator of World Cultures at Glasgow Museums

Wednesday, September 28th, 3pm - 4pm Repatriation in Three Acts: Patricia Allan, Curator of World Cultures at Glasgow Museums talks about her experiences in the repatriation of artifacts from Nigeria (Benin), India, South Dakota (Cheyenne River and Pine Ridge Nations), Saskatchewan (Lakota) and Scotland. Patricia Allan has been Curator of World Cultures since 2002. Her responsibilities cover non-European art and history, and include Africa, Oceania (Pacific regions), the Americas, the Caribbean, South Asia, and Southeast Asia. Patricia graduated with an Honours degree in Biology from the University of Aberdeen, a Postgraduate Master’s degree in Archaeology and Anthropology and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from The University of Sheffield. She has worked on archaeological sites throughout the world as an ethnobotanist, principally on the Southern Coast of Ecuador where she was field director and environmentalist for a multidisciplinary research project and museum. Patricia's research interests include international repatriation, indigenous cultures and [...]

International Achievement Award 2022 Webinar with Dr Victoria Dickenson

ICOM Canada is delighted to present the 2022 International Achievement Award to Dr Victoria Dickenson. We hosted a Zoom webinar on 22 June 2022, to present this award to her and discuss her work on the Gwillim Project, museology, and much more. Watch the event recording here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAHh3x05yCg

Culture Under Fire: Protecting Ukrainian Heritage

April 28, 2022 | 1PM - 2:30PM EDT Panel discussion and live Q&A Join our virtual event and participate in a live discussion about the evolving crisis in Ukraine following the Russian invasion, the violations of human rights and continuous destruction of cultural heritage.  How is the international community joining efforts with Ukrainians to help protect sites, monuments and heritage collections? What can we all do in times of conflict to uphold our individual and collective rights? The interactive program will be held online via Zoom. It will include a Q&A session with those in attendance. ICOM Canada is proud to present this program in partnership with the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, ICOMOS Canada and the Ukrainian Museum of Canada. The program will be presented primarily in English with French simultaneous translation, English, French and Ukrainian captioning. If you require American Sign Language interpretation, please email info@humanrights.ca or call [...]

Invitation to Athabasca University / ICOM Canada Open House – June 29

Athabasca University’s Heritage Resources Management Program is pleased to host an open house with ICOM Canada. Are you interested to learn about the latest approaches and developments in the field of museology? Do you aspire to be part of an international movement in museology? Do you want to gain a deeper insight into a community of museum professionals dedicated to the advancement of museum practices worldwide, through discussions, professional exchanges, and research? Please join us on June 29 from 3:00-4:30pm EDT / 1:00-2:30pm MDT and learn about ICOM Canada, the Canadian National Committee of the International Council of Museums. Registration for this event closes on June 24 at 4:30 p.m. MDT. The link to the event will be shared with registrants closer to the date. ICOM is the international organization of museums and museum professionals which is committed to the conservation, continuation and communication to society of the world’s natural and [...]

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