via SEAMEO SPAFA: SEAMEO SPAFA (note: my day-job employer) is organising a workshop on Disaster Risk Management for Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage in February, which will be held in Bangkok. The deadline for applications is later this week!
1) Guiding participants to develop heritage management action plans that takes into account the diverse risk factors, vulnerabilities and multiple hazards related to disasters and climate change in order to solicit management solutions for risk mitigation, adaptation and preparedness for historic urban areas.
2) Contributing to the development of a guideline/publication of disaster risk management of Southeast Asian cultural heritage.
The training workshop comprises two main parts:
1) Interactive lectures by resource persons who have long-standing experience in cultural heritage conservation and disaster risk management for cultural heritage at regional and international levels, i.e. experts from ICCROM, the International Council of Monuments and Sites – International Scientific Committee on Risk Preparedness (ICOMOS-ICORP), UN Habitat and the World Heritage Centre.
2) On-site workshop activities, including field exercises in historic quarters and other heritage sites in Bangkok and various assignments adapted from the methodologies developed by R-DMUCH and ICCROM.
The contents of this training workshop will be an interdisciplinary endeavor combining heritage conservation focusing on historic urban areas, disaster risk management and climate change adaptation.
Source: Application Deadline EXTENDED TO 15 December 2022! CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS: “The 3rd Training Workshop on Disaster Risk Management for Southeast Asian Cultural Heritage: Building Resilience for Urban Heritage in Time of Changes”, 15-25 Feb 2023 – Seameo Spaf