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Monthly Archives: November 2010
Another short article about Turkey’s cultural heritage preservation appeared yesterday in the Hurriyet Daily News, this one lauding the success of Europa Nostra Turkey’s advocacy and awareness campaign. According to the article, in the past few years the Turkish branch … Continue reading
A cultural heritage cataloging project, “Inventory of Cultural Heritage and Cultural Economy of Istanbul,” has been ongoing in Turkey’s capital over the past 16 months. Through a partnership between the Ministry of Tourism and Culture, the Istanbul 2010 Capital of Culture … Continue reading
Sometimes, when you think you’ve seen every commemorative statue and memorial in your town, you find another one hiding under the rug — or in this case, prominently displayed in a public space. Here’s a piece of local history and … Continue reading
Many thanks to Mike Smith and Julia Tikunova at Global Heritage Fund for telling me about Saving Our Vanishing Heritage, a GHF project focusing on “the challenges facing our most significant and endangered archaeological and heritage sites in the developing world — … Continue reading