International Expert Panel Discussion on “Good Practices for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage”

Date:24th of September 2023Time:15:00 to 16:30 JST (8:00am to 9:30am CET)Organizer:DMUCH (Held simultaneously with ZOOM)Location:DMUCH, Conference HallLanguage:EnglishProgramme(pdf) We hosted an international expert panel discussion titled “Good Practice to Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage. In July of 2023, our ITC team successfully published a book as Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change. This panel discussion was conducted as a book launch event of the book. During this panel discussion, we deliberated on the future direction of international training based on the content of this book. The guest lecture was delivered by Elena Mamani, a former trainee from the 2014 academic year who received recognition for her outstanding […]

Workshop on Good Practices for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage

Dates: 8th to 10th October, 2020Times: 11:00-13:00 CET / 18:00-20:00 JSTWorkshop Platform: ZoomOrganized by: DMUCH and ICCROM Outline The workshop aimed to showcase various projects on disaster risk management of cultural heritage undertaken by the former participants of International Training Course on Disaster Risk Management of Cultural heritage nicknamed as ITC, being organized by Ritsumeikan University and ICCROM since 2006. In addition, it aimed to review the activities of ITC since 2006 and works towards building a stronger network among the ITC lecturers and the former ITC participants. The call for applications to former ITC participants who have participated in the ITC since 2006 were opened. Seven projects were selected through review of […]

Webinar Series

Capacity Building for Disaster Risk Management of Cultural Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities in Post-COVID Times Outline The COVID-19 pandemic that has caused unprecedented health crisis and global disruption makes us rethink about how to manage disasters caused by biological hazards. Besides huge impacts on peoples’ lives and livelihoods, this pandemic has make influences to the sphere of immovable and movable, or tangible and intangible, cultural heritage. On one hand, we need to think about reducing vulnerability and risks to cultural heritage due to disasters caused by biological hazards and improving local capacities. On the other hand, we also need to reconfigure response and recovery as we pass through this crisis […]