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Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

Heritage Protection Conference: International Committee of the Blue Shield

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) and the National Museum of Korea will convene the first conference of the International Committee of the Blue Shield (ICBS), Seoul, Korea, Dec 8-10 2011.  Read More

Mapping of Asian Collections

Mapping of Asian Collections

The objective of the mapping Asian collections project is to increase the visibility and knowledge about Asian Collections in Europe and Asia.
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ICOM Conference 2011: Creating International Exhibitions

ICOM Conference 2011: Creating International Exhibitions

“The challenge of Creating International Exhibitions” The International Committee on Exhibitions & Exchanges, part of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), will hold its annual conference in Berlin, Germany in October.  Read More

EU museums face calls to return human remains

EU museums face calls to return human remains

Museums across Europe are scouring their vaults for indigenous remains collected during colonial times. Some are being returned to their traditional owners.   Read More

Caption: VCM Board of Trustees meets in Stockholm, Sweden in October 2011 to consider the 2011 yearly report and to adopt plans for 2012

Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces

The Virtual Collection of Asian Masterpieces (VCM) is about sharing. Objects that are physically far apart and spread out in museum collections all over the Eurasian continent are brought together in the virtual world.  Read More

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

Self and Other: Portraits from Asia and Europe

This travelling exhibition is about how people in Asian and European countries have visualised themselves and each other from earliest times up to the present. Its purpose is to promote better mutual understanding among peoples by exposing stereotypes which Asians and Europeans have had and still have about each other and about themselves. The challenge […]  Read More

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