Call for Applications: Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific

Deadline: 7 May 2017

The University of Tsukuba, in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Centre, IUCN, ICCROM and ICOMOS is currently seeking applications for Capacity Building Workshop on Nature-Culture Linkages in Heritage Conservation in Asia and the Pacific, organized by the World Heritage Studies and the Certificate Programme on Nature Conservation (CPNC).

Heritage Conservation is an evolving practice, and one of the current debates focuses on identifying and recovering the connections between nature and culture sectors. This exchange has become instrumental for the interpretation, conservation and sustainable management of both natural and cultural heritage sites.

The purpose of the CBWNCL is to contribute to the World Heritage Capacity Building Programme led by ICCROM and IUCN, in consultation with ICOMOS and the UNESCO World Heritage Centre, in developing new approaches towards integrated conservation of cultural and natural heritage.

The workshop is an intensive programme combining theory and practice, through lectures, presentations and round tables in Tsukuba at the University Campus, and a field trip to the World Heritage property “Sacred sites and pilgrimage routes of the Kii Mountain Range”, where participants will get in contact with local managers and local communities.

Objectives

  • To strengthen theoretical knowledge on sacred landscapes and their relevance in connecting conservation practices between natural and cultural heritage professionals.
  • To visit and exchange experiences with local managers and residents in areas/sites where sacred landscapes are protected and conserved with different approaches,initiatives and governance systems.
  • To reflect on nature-culture linkages, natural values and cultural values in sacred landscapes in general, and in participants’ own sites/case studies in particular.
  • To establish networks among heritage practitioners in the region.
  • To elaborate recommendations for the conservation of sacred landscapes in Asia and the Pacific following a nature-culture approach.

Benefit

  • Organizers will cover the cost of accommodation and living expenses for the selected participants and a limited number of scholarships will be available to cover the travel costs.
  • A certificate of attendance given by the University will be awarded to participants who satisfactorily complete the workshop.

Eligibility Criteria

The workshop is open to a maximum number of 15 young professionals from Asia and the Pacific region involved in the management of cultural or natural heritage sites, specifically, sacred landscapes. Mid-career Heritage Practitioners with minimum of 5 years of experience from both natural and cultural heritage sectors currently engaged in managing/working with sacred landscapes in particular, and natural heritage sites with cultural values and vice versa are eligible to apply.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit application forms via email.

Eligible Countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Canada, China, Chile, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kiribati, Laos, Malaysia Maldives, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Mongolia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, New Caledonia, Niue, North Korea, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, United States

For more information, please visit CBWNCL.

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