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1999 US/ICOMOS International Symposium

Culture, Environment and Heritage:
Forging New Alliances to Create a Sustainable Future for the Past


Introduction

Introduction:  Robert Wilburn, Chairman of US/ICOMOS

Welcome:  Richard Longstreth, Chairman, Historic Preservation Program, George Washington University

Presentation of the Symposium Intent:  Pamela Hawkes, Chair of the Symposium Scientific Committee

Culture, Heritage and the Environment: The World Scene.                         Moderator: Pamela Hawkes

Links among Culture, Heritage and Socio-Economic Development.  Kreszentia Duer, Leader, Cultural and Sustainable Development Program of the World Bank, Washington, DC. (Not available at this time)

Economics and Heritage Conservation. Marta de la Torre, Director of the Agora, and Randall Mason, Senior Project Specialist, Getty Conservation Institute, Los Angeles.

The Global Challenge of Heritage Conservation.  Bonnie Burnham, World Monuments Fund, New York.

 

Culture, Heritage and the Environment:  Eastern Mediterranean and the ISLAMIC WORLD.  Moderator:  Richard Pieper

Current Challenges in the Conservation of Sites from Antiquity.  Pierre Bikai, Director, American Center of Oriental Research, Amman, Jordan.

Community-Driven Conservation Historic Cities in  Pakistan.  Massood Khan, Senior Consultant, the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, Geneva, Switzerland.

The Future Livability of Traditional Islamic Cities.  Mona Serageldin, Associate Director of the Unit for Housing and Urbanization, Harvard University Graduate School of Design, Cambridge, Massachusetts. (Not available at this time)

 

Culture, Heritage and the Environment: the Americas and the Iberian World.  Moderator:  James Patrick Kiernan

The Challenge of Preserving A World-Wide Heritage:  Spanish Programs Overseas.   María Rosa Suárez-Inclán, President of Comité Español del ICOMOS, Madrid, Spain.

Snow and Fire in the Fourth World: Perspectives on Western Preservation and Hopi Cultural Preservation Initiatives.  Philip Cryan Marshall, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island.

Cultural Identity, Heritage and Economic Development in Latin America: Recent Work of the Interamerican Development Bank.  Eduardo Rojas, Interamerican Development Bank, Washington, DC. (Not available at this time)

 

Culture, Heritage and the Environment:  Central and Eastern Europe.  Moderator:  Stephen J Kelley, AIA

Challenges in Protecting Heritage Sites in Eastern Europe: the view from the Balkans.  Lazar Sumanov, Skopje, Macedonia.  President, Macedonian National Committee of ICOMOS.

Culture and Development: World Bank Activities in Eastern and Central Europe.  Arlene K Fleming, The World Bank, Washington, DC. (Not available at this time)

Conclusion:  Pamela Hawkes, Chair of the Symposium Scientific Committee