Communicating World Heritage: Research and Global Policy Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham in association with World Heritage UK Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage, University of Birmingham will hold a special international meeting to discuss research and global policy focusing on the communication of World Heritage values, 7-8 October at the […]Read more "Call for Papers: World Heritage Education Session"
Interactive Issue: http://issuu.com/furnacejournal/docs/furnace_issue_4/1 To download the individual articles: https://furnacejournal.wordpress.com/edition-one/issue-4-world-heritage-education/ From this comes the Editorial: World Heritage Education Author: Jamie Davies Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage University of Birmingham, UK Article 4 of the 1972 UNESCO World Heritage Convention states that each State Party has ‘the duty of ensuring the identification, protection, […]Read more "furnace Journal Issue 4: World Heritage Education"
It has been a while since I updated the blog- much has happened in the meantime: The PhD fieldwork has been completed and I am now at the stage of analysis and writing up. 14 schools (mix of English primary and secondary schools) were the research participants. For each there was a full day’s observation […]Read more "World Heritage Education Update"
There has been little research which evaluates educational provision at World Heritage Sites. An important resource which provides an insight into global provision is UNESCO’s Periodic Reporting data- an assessment of the World Heritage Convention application by State Parties every six years. There have been two cycles of Periodic Reporting Periodic Reporting (2000-2006 and 2008-2015). […]Read more "World Heritage and the school curriculum: UAE"
World Heritage Education This is a Call For Papers for contributions to a new, open access, postgraduate/ graduate journal called furnace that is edited by young scholars in the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage (IIICH) at the University of Birmingham. furnace hopes to be a facilitator for sparking debates and discussions surrounding the expanding […]Read more "Call for Papers: World Heritage Education"
As part of the 40th session of the World Heritage Committee and in the framework of the UNESCO World Heritage Education Programme, the Turkish National Commission for UNESCO and the Istanbul Site Management Directorate are organizing the World Heritage Youth Forum 2016: “At the Crossroads of Multi-Layered Heritage” from 29 June to 12 July 2016 […]Read more "Call for participation: World Heritage Youth Forum 2016"
I am excited to announce that I will be hosting a workshop on World Heritage Education at Practical Pedagogies 2016. Over two days (November 3rd and 4th 2016) there will be over 120 workshops led by international expert practitioners offering primary-school, secondary-school and whole-school focus sessions. This high impact training conference for teachers will take […]Read more "Practical Pedagogies 2016"
The other day I was in Durham University giving lectures to students from the International Cultural Heritage Management Masters. The course is now in it’s third year, and has grown significantly since the first year when I was a student ‘guinea pig’ on the new course. Over two hours I discussed my MA placement experience […]Read more "World Heritage Sites: Dark Heritage, Religion and Education"
2016 is an anniversary for another UK World Heritage Site. It is 15 years since the inscription of the Derwent Valley Mills, which was inscribed in 2001 for two UNESCO criteria: Criterion (ii): The Derwent Valley saw the birth of the factory system, when new types of building were erected to house the new technology […]Read more "Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site"
In an earlier blog post I discussed how 2016 was a year of celebration for 7 of the UK World Heritage Sites, as they celebrate their 30th anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage Site inscription. One of these sites is the Giant’s Causeway, one of the few sites I had not managed to visit. The Giant’s […]Read more "Giant’s Causeway and Causeway Coast World Heritage Site"