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Heritage conservation and social engagement

Publisher: [S.l.] : UCL PRESS, 2020.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heritage Conservation and Social Engagement explores different kinds of engagement, participation, access, and creative use of resources motivated by the practice of conservation, and offers ethical and practical perspectivesfrom which to approach cultural heritage projects.
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Genre/Form: e-books
Livres numériques
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 1787359204 1787359239 9781787359208 9781787359239
OCLC Number: 1238209668
Description: 1 ressource en ligne
Contents: Cover --
Halftitle Page --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of contents --
List of figures --
List of tables --
Notes on contributors --
Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Note --
1 Conservation and engagement: transforming and being transformed --
Introduction --
Contemporary conservation --
Conservation and participation --
Implicit ideas of truth and neutrality --
Artist's intention --
Reversibility --
Minimum intervention --
Condition --
Visibility and neutrality --
Transforming and being transformed --
Action and reflection --
Conclusions --
Notes --
References 2 Conservation and collaboration: a discussion --
Introduction --
A brief history of conservation and Indigenous concerns --
Codes of ethics --
Changing priorities in conservation and museums in response to stakeholders --
Relationships between the conservation field as a whole and community stakeholders --
The preservation of heritage --
Collaboration in heritage preservation: three examples --
Conclusion --
Notes --
References --
3 The role of conservation education in reconciliation: the example of the Iraqi Institutefor the Conservation of Antiquities and Heritage --
Introduction 4 Community involvement in built heritage conservation: the case study of the Birzeit Historic Centre Project, Palestine --
Introduction --
Social dynamics in local development and the role of heritage conservation --
Benefits of community involvement on the sustainability of conservation --
State of the practice of community involvement in built heritage conservation --
Birzeit, Palestine: a case study and evaluation --
Description of the case study --
Evaluation --
Effectiveness --
Efficiency --
Relevance --
Impact --
Critical issues --
Notes --
References 5 Putting sustainability into practice: the use of locally available materials in conservation --
Introduction --
Standards in preventive conservation --
Responding to local needs: appropriate solutions for conservation --
Planning models for sustainability --
Standards in the real world: the use of non-specific conservation materials --
Developing a methodology for selecting locally accessible storage materials --
Cost-benefit analysis --
Re-evaluating testing techniques --
Response and review --
Keepingthings in perspective --
Conclusions --
Acknowledgements --
Notes --
References The Iraqi Institute in context --
The Iraqi Institute --
The ideas behind the Iraqi Institute --
Educational programmes 2009-14 --
Year 1 (Introductory): Preventive Conservation for Archaeology and Museums --
Year 2 (Advanced): Laboratory Conservation for Archaeology and Museums --
Didactic method --
Formal curriculum review --
Developing the heritage preservation community in Iraq --
Education and reconciliation --
2014-16 --
Nimrud Rescue Project, 2017 --
Conclusion and thoughts --
Acknowledgements --
Notes --
References

Abstract:

Heritage Conservation and Social Engagement explores different kinds of engagement, participation, access, and creative use of resources motivated by the practice of conservation, and offers ethical and practical perspectivesfrom which to approach cultural heritage projects.

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