Polish-Indian seminar

2012-09-22 - 2012-10-01
2012, September 22 – October 1
Management of the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites in Central Europe and India

From September 22 to October 1, the International Cultural Centre hosted a group of representatives of the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage, who were the participants of the seminar entitled “Management of the UNESCO World Heritage Cultural Sites in Central Europe and India”. Thanks to the support of the Council for Cultural Relations and the National Board of Slovak Monuments, four Indian scholars took part in an intensive course which was devoted to a thorough discussion of major phenomena that have been shaping the culture of Central Europe as well as methods of management of cultural heritage sites in the region.

INTACH, the largest institution focusing on protection of cultural heritage on the Indian subcontinent, has been the ICC partner for over four years. The programme of the visit – not the first of its kind – will comprise of meetings and seminars organised in Little Poland, Warsaw and Slovakia. While visiting Slovakia, the researchers from India will have an opportunity to participate in the meeting of experts on cultural heritage from the Visegrad countries. The meeting was also attended by Mr. Lalit Kumar Gupta, the INTACH President, who paid a visit to Poland and Slovakia so as to meet with the representatives of offices for conservation and preservation of monuments from the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary.

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On September 26, at 3.00 p.m. the open-door presentations were held in the ICC, delivered by the guests from India andcovering the projects carried out in New Delhi, Jaipur and Banglore
The meeting attended by the following speakers:
Dharmendar Kanwar – a writer and conservator of monuments from Jaipur  see more
Ruknuddin Mirza – a conservator of architecture from New Delhi
Sachin Pareshkumar Vyas – an architect and conservator of monuments from Jamnagar  see more
Madhu Rani – a conservator of monuments from Bangalore  see more

Learn more about the cooperation between the ICC and INTACH
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