EVENTS

Workshop/Working sessions

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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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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14/02/2017

International Working Group Session on “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region”

IRCI held the International Working Group Session of the project “Preliminary Research on Intangible Cultural Heritage and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region” on 30 January 2017, at the Tokyo National Museum. IRCI organised in FY 201…

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12/01/2017

“Tool Kit for Planning Legal Mechanisms” developed in the Final Workshop on the Study of Legal Systems Related to ICH in the Greater Mekong Region held in Ha Noi

“Study of Legal Systems related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Greater Mekong Region” started in 2013. The project aims to analyse the legal systems to safeguard intangible cultural heritage (ICH) including laws and regulations, policies and …

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21/11/2016

2nd Working Group Session held under the project “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region”

On 11 November 2016, IRCI organised the 2nd Working Group Session of the project “Preliminary Research on ICH Safeguarding and Disaster-Risk Management in the Asia-Pacific Region” at the Tokyo National Research Institute for Cultural Properties. The …

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27/07/2016

Launch of IRCI’s new research project focusing on natural disasters and ICH

Following the decision made at the 4th Governing Board Meeting (25 September 2015), IRCI adopted a new Medium-term Programme (2016-2020), which emphasises the theme of “ICH Safeguarding and Disaster Risk Management” as one of the activity focuses. Ac…

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27/01/2016

A workshop on the Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Greater Mekong Region was held in Toyama Prefecture

“IRCI 2nd Workshop on the Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Greater Mekong Region” was held on 17-19 December 2015, at Toyama Prefectural Civic Centre in Toyama City. The workshop was attended by 23 exp…

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10/06/2015

IRCI hosted “Intensive Working Session on Intangible Cultural Heritage Documentation as a Tool for Community-led Safeguarding Activities”

Since FY 2011, IRCI has been conducting the project titled “Documentation of ICH as a Tool for Community-led Safeguarding Activities”. As the concluding activity of the final year of the above project, an intensive working session was held in Tokyo o…

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25/03/2015

IRCI hosted “Workshop on the Roles of the Community Centre in ICH Revitalization: A Case Study of Dong Ho Woodblock Printing”

IRCI and Vietnam Institute for Cultural and Arts Studies (VICAS) cohosted “Workshop on the Roles of the Community Centre in ICH Revitalization: A Case Study of Dong Ho Woodblock Printing” on 27-28 January 2015 in Bak Ninh Province and Hanoi. Ten prac…

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15/01/2015

IRCI hosted an international workshop “IRCI 1st Workshop on the Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asia”

In cooperation with Kyushu University’s Faculty of Law, IRCI convened an international workshop on 19-20 December 2014 at the Hakozaki Campus. The workshop was programmed as part of the project titled “Study of Legal Systems Related to Intangible Cul…

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02/07/2014

Documentation of ICH as a Tool for Community Safeguarding Activities

IRCI held the “2nd Workshop for Young Film Makers for ICH Video Documentation” at the Tokyo National Museum on 4-6 February 2014. This workshop, which was attended by 10 participants from Asian countries, was a follow-up to the “Workshop on Intangibl…

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