ITC 2018, the 13th year

Dates of Course:
29th August to 19th September, 2018 at Kyoto, Kobe and Kumano, Japan

2018 ITC Theme:
Towards Integrated Protection of Immovable and Movable Cultural Heritage from Disasters

15 participants from Brazil, Bhutan, Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, Mexico, Nepal, Georgia, India, Pakistan, Iran, Belgium, Romania and Italy

Field Work Places:
Kyoto National Museum, Ponto-cho district in Kyoto.
Flood disaster occurred in the Hirafuku, Sayo-cho and Takeda, Asago-shi
Kobe (area from the Great Hanshin-Awaji (Kobe) Earthquake in 1995. )

Organized by:
Institute of Disaster Mitigation for Urban Cultural Heritage, Ritsumeikan University

Course Pictures

Field work for Risk Assessment (Ponto-cho)
Workshop for Emergency Response and Discussion (Ponto-cho)
Lecture of Disaster Risk Management for Cultural Heritage (R-DMUCH)
Site visit of Cultural Heritage (Ninna-ji)
Fire Fighting Equipment (Ninga-ji)
Training Program – Typhoon Simulation (Kyoto City Disaster Prevention Center)
Lecture of Environmental Water Supply System (Kiyomizu Area)
Site visit of Kiyomizu-dera World Heritage site
Site visit of Preservation District (Sannenzaka Area)
Lecture of Flood Disaster and Planning of Disaster Prevention (Sayo-cho, Hirafuku)
Site visit of the district damaged by typhoon (Sayo-cho, Hirafuku)
Takeda Castle
Final Presentation and Discussion
Farewell and Certification
International Symposium (group photo)