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June 10, 2015

Japan’s World Heritage bid and its heritage of forced labor

In the last half of the 19th Century, Japan underwent an incredible transformation from an insulated feudal society to a fully industrial one in the space of a few decades. To create this industrialization, Japan’s government built and managed a number of key industrial facilities during that time including steel works, coal mines, shipyards, iron works, and so on.… Read On

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June 6, 2015

IHP launch and fundraiser

IHP launch and fundraising event – photos

Last Saturday, Integrated Heritage Project held its launch and inaugural fundraising event. We invited friends, family, colleagues, and new board members to celebrate five years of hard work to create and launch this wonderful new idea and venture.… Read On

Posted in: IHP events

May 31, 2015

Why IHP will no longer name ‘IS’ or ‘ISIS’, but will call them ‘Daesh’.

What to call them? During the last five weeks of managing our Facebook page and our Twitter feed (@IHProject), IHP have struggled with what to call that group of vicious ignorant thugs often termed IS, ISIS, or ISIL.… Read On

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May 23, 2015

IHP Launch Event on Saturday May 30

The Integrated Heritage Project Launch Event is being held next Saturday May 30th 2015 at The Elephant Walk restaurant in Cambridge, MA. The event will celebrate the achievements we have made so far to start a new and exciting NGO, and look forward to the next steps on this challenging and wonderful journey.… Read On

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May 2, 2015

William Logan

Protection of heritage and economic development can work together

Professor William Logan of IHP and Deakin University was interviewed recently by the New York Times, discussing how governments are focused on economic development while neglecting their UNESCO World Heritage sites.… Read On

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April 26, 2015

Sulaimani hosts first annual ‎Iraqi Cultural Heritage Symposium

SULAIMANI, Kurdistan Region — The Department of Social Sciences and the Institute of Regional and International Studies (IRIS) at the American University of Iraq Sulaimani hosted Sunday the university’s first Annual Iraqi Cultural Heritage Symposium.… Read On

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April 25, 2015

Akdamar church joins UNESCO list of intangible cultural heritage

Today’s Zaman:
The Armenian Church located on Akdamar Island in eastern Turkey’s Lake Van was reportedly included on Friday in the intangible cultural heritage list of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).… Read On

Posted in: Heritage News

April 25, 2015

Nepal earthquake reduces World Heritage sites to rubble

Washington Post Blog:
The devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake that violently shook Nepal on Saturday left more than human casualties in its wake.

The country also saw a number of its iconic UNESCO World Heritage sites and most popular tourist attractions — some dating more than 1,700 years — reduced to piles of rubble.… Read On

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