UK: Conference – "Modern Catholic Space"

CZECH REPUBLIC: Lecture – "Wooden churches in Silesia and North Moravia"

3 November at the gallery of the Ladebursky palace, Valdsteinske namesti 3, Prague at 17:00. Late afternoon lecture of the Czech National Heritage Institute on Wooden churches in Silesia and North Moravia. The lecture of Romana Rossova from the regional department od Heritage Institute will concentrate on the history, current status and restoration of wooden churches in the Moravian-Silesian region.

CZECH REPUBLIC

1. Late afternoon lecture of the Czech National Heritage Institute on Wooden churches in Silesia and North Moravia. The lecture will take place on the 3rd of November at the gallery of the Ladebursky palace, Valdsteinske namesti 3, Prague at 17:00. The lecture of Romana Rossova from the regional department od Heritage Institute will concentrate on the history, current status and restoration of wooden churches in the Moravian-Silesian region.

CZECH REPUBLIC: Lecture – "Wooden churches in Silesia and North Moravia"

3 November, gallery of the Ladebursky palace, Valdsteinske namesti 3, Prague at 17:00.
Late afternoon lecture of the Czech National Heritage Institute on Wooden churches in Silesia and North Moravia. The lecture of Romana Rossova from the regional department od Heritage Institute will concentrate on the history, current status and restoration of wooden churches in the Moravian-Silesian region.

UK: Regeneration conference – Financing the Future of Historic Buildings

17th November 2011
9:30am – 4:20pm
RBS Corporate Headquarters
280 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4RB

This year the Regeneration Taskforce is hosting an innovative conference that calls on speakers from across the public, private, government, funding and finance sectors to explore the issues surrounding historic building projects and methods for financing them.

The whole day costs £65 (£32.50 for students and English Heritage Support Officers), this includes a buffet lunch during the day and a wine reception to round off the event.
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FRANCE: European seminar for curators – "Religious heritage in museums, uses and contextualization"

12-17 December, France

The seminar will offer French and foreign professionals presentations on the topic of “religious heritage in museums: uses and contextualization” in the form of field visits, exchanges and discussions, with time reserved so that all of the participants can present their institutions and approaches.

The seminar will be based on a series of visits to sites and meetings with the people who run them. It will take a multi-faceted approach to the heritage involved: religious heritage in museums. How can a public interest institution, i.e. a French museum, transmit secular messages about religious heritage? How should we speak about religious and sacred phenomena? What anthropological definition should we give to religious matters and sacred objects? What is a religious or sacred object or fact, what prerequisites must be given to the public? How can we present practices linked to objects taken out of their context on a sensitive topic like religious practice? Can devotional uses subsist or coexist within a museum institution? If so, how?

The seminar is designed as a sequence of modules focusing on various forms of museums that are mainly devoted to religious heritage.
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WORLD Lebanon: Symposium

Symposium - “The Greek Orthodox Church architectural heritage: a comparative perspective with other Christian and non-Christian groups of the Middle East and its neighbouring areas”.
Religious Architectural Heritage across the Mediterranean, University of Balamand Lebanon. Read more… 

UK: Conference – "New Directions in Gothic Revival Studies Worldwide"

This conference will be the primary international academic event marking the bicentenary of the birth of the architect A.W.N. Pugin, bringing the field’s leading scholars worldwide to a broad-based conference at Canterbury. Professor Thomas Coomans, ASRO, Catholic University, Leuven, and member of the Future for Religious Heritage Steering Group will adress The English Gothic Revival’s impact in the Congo. Read more…

ITALY: International Scientific Congress – “Domes in the World”

19-23 March 2012, Florence.

Themes to be examined: the cultural and spatial significance of the ancient and contemporary domes in buildings; their architectural context in the territory and in the landscape; their construction (materials, techniques, structural system); their documentation, interpretation, conservation and restoration and their continuity in contemporary building. Read more…