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Live Webinar: A Look at ICOM Prague 2022

Thursday December 8th at 6:00 pm EST Watch a lively discussion about ICOM Prague 2022. The webinar was hosted by ICOM Canada's Elka Weinstein and Michele Rivet, and featured our bursary recipients: Heidi Weber and Sophie Zhou. Heidi Weber is a doctoral candidate at Université du Quebec a Montréal and Sophie Zhou is a graduate of Centennial College.

WEBINAR – A Revised ICOM Code of Ethics: A Discussion for Museums in Canada

Tuesday, October 18th at 7:00 p.m. EDT/4:00 p.m. PDT The ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums sets minimum professional standards and encourages the recognition of values shared by the international museum community. The ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums addresses diverse museum-related topics such as acquisition procedures, compliance with legislation, management of resources, security, returns and restitutions. The Code also advocates strong principles playing a key role in the fight against illicit traffic, for instance concerning due diligence and provenance. The live webinar will feature: Sally Yerkovich, President, ICOM Standing Committee on Ethics / ICOM-US Michele Rivet, Vice President, ICOM Canada, Vice-Chair, Canadian Museum for Human Rights Sarah Carr-Locke, Secretary, ICOM Canada, Director, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre Viviane Gosselin, Director of Collections and Exhibitions, Curator of Contemporary Culture, Museum of Vancouver Click here to register for the event.

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:

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 or call [...]

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