Conference: Intangible Cultural Heritage in the UK: promoting and safeguarding our diverse living cultures

Please join ICOMOS-UK on Saturday 20 September 2014 at The Museum of London
Docklands, West India Quay, for a special event –

*Intangible Cultural Heritage in the UK: promoting and safeguarding our
diverse living cultures*

ICOMOS-UK ICH Conference 2014

The 2003 UNESCO Convention defines Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) as:
oral traditions and expressions, traditional craftsmanship, performing
arts, rituals and festivals, knowledge and practices concerning nature and
the universe and social practices.

This conference is for community groups, arts/heritage
practitioners/activists and researchers/academics engaged in the protection
and revitalization of traditional intangible heritage expressions in the UK
to share their views/experiences of: “Intangible Cultural Heritage in the
UK: promoting and safeguarding our diverse living cultures” on 20th
September 2014 at the Museum of London Docklands.
http://www.icomos-uk.org/about-us/events/intangible-cultural-heritage-conference-2014/
Confirmed speakers include:

*Keynote: Poet and author Patience Agbabi*

Dr Jared Bowers, Intangible Cultural Heritage Team, Edinburgh Napier
University

Izzy Mohammed, Audience Engagement, Library of Birmingham

Professor Tom Selwyn, Department of Anthropology, School of Oriental and
African Studies

Carole Souter, Chief Executive, Heritage Lottery Fund

Robin Wood, Chair, Heritage Crafts Association

Afternoon panels include sessions on archives, storytelling, folklore,
festivals, museum collections, and woodland heritage

*A limited number of places is available for students and community groups
at the discounted price of £20. For further information about discounted
registration, please apply to: NatalieDavis@icomos-uk.org
<NatalieDavis@icomos-uk.org>*

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