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2018

21/12/2018

Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Disasters was held in Sendai, Japan

IRCI organised ‘Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Disasters’ from 7 to 9 December 2018 at Sendai International Center and in Onagawa Town, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The workshop was co-organised by Tokyo Natio…

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29/10/2018

“Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Disasters” will be held in Sendai from 7 to 9 December 2018

IRCI organises “Asia-Pacific Regional Workshop on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Natural Disasters” from 7 to 9 December 2018 at Sendai International Center and in Onagawa Town, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. The workshop is co-organised by Tokyo Nation…

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04/10/2018

“IRCI Leaflet” has been published

“IRCI Leaflet (English version)” which highlights in a comprehensible manner IRCI’s various research activities on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region has been published.

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04/10/2018

Seventh Governing Board Meeting of IRCI approved its Work plan for FY2019

The Seventh Governing Board Meeting of IRCI was held on 26 September 2018 at RIHGA Royal Hotel Osaka. In addition to the 8 members of the governing board, 14 participants such as representatives of Agency of Cultural Affairs, the Ministry of Foreign …

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04/10/2018

“IRCI Brochure 2018” has been published

“IRCI Brochure 2018 (English version)” which mainly introduces IRCI’s various research projects on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region has been published. *The PDF version is available for download if you click the co…

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12/09/2018

IRCI sent the delegation to 2018 Sub-regional Meeting for ICH safeguarding in Northeast Asia “ICH in Education: Toward Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal and Non-Formal Education”

The 2 delegates of IRCI, Mr. IWAMOTO, Director-General and Mr. HAYASHI, Chief Officer have participated in the 2018 Sub-regional Meeting for ICH safeguarding in Northeast Asia “ICH in Education: Toward Joint Collaboration for Promoting ICH in Formal …

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30/07/2018

Report of “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster Risk Management” project (FY 2016-2017) has been published

The report of IRCI’s two-year research project, “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster Risk Management” (FY 2016- 2017) has been published online. The report consists of three sections: summary of project activities, records of workin…

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13/07/2018

Delegation of Japan Arts Council visits IRCI

The 5 delegates of Japan Arts Council headed by Ms. Junko KAWAMURA, president of Japan Arts Council, visited IRCI on 8 July 2018. Japan Arts Council and IRCI shared the information of current activities, and ideas to promote the safeguarding of Intan…

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18/04/2018

Report of the International Symposium “Negotiating Intangible Cultural Heritage” has been published

The report of the International Symposium “Negotiating Intangible Cultural Heritage” is publicly available on the website. The symposium held from 29 November to 1 December 2017, was co-hosted by IRCI, the National Museum of Ethnology, Japan and the …

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10/04/2018

Delegation of International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO visits IRCI

The 4 delegates of International Training Centre in Astronomy under the auspices of UNESCO (ITCA), the first UNESCO category 2 centre (C2C) in Thailand visited IRCI on 30 March 2018. ITCA and IRCI shared the knowledge of the operational and managemen…

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27/03/2018

IRCI started the project focusing on conflict-affected countries in Asia

IRCI decided to implement the new project ‘Study of Emergency Protection of ICH in Conflict-Affected Countries in Asia’ to investigate the actual situation of ICH during and after conflict and disasters and to identify what are internal and external …

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24/01/2018

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Glocal Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritage: Local Communities, Researchers, States and UNESCO has been published

The proceedings of “the International Symposium on Glocal Perspectives on Intangible Cultural Heritage: Local Communities, Researchers, States and UNESCO” is publicly available on the website. The symposium held from 7 to 9 July 2017, was co-hosted b…

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12/01/2018

“IRCI Brochure 2017” has been published

“IRCI Brochure 2017 (English version)” which mainly introduces IRCI’s various research projects on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region has been published.  

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