European Borders and Encounter Regions in Transition @ Vienna
Apr 12 – Apr 14 all-day

Conference on the occasion of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Vienna from April 12th till 14th, 2018

The conference is organized by the local organizing comitee that includes Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schmale und Dr. Marion Romberg (University Vienna) in close cooperation with Prof. Axel Klausmeier (Berlin, Berlin Wall Foundation) and undersecretary Dr. Uwe Koch (Berlin, German National Committee for Monument Protection (DNK), Dr. Gerhard Sälter (Berlin, The Berlin Wall Memorial) und Prof. Matthias Wemhoff (Berlin, Museum für Vor- und Frühgeschichte).

Contact information:
University of Vienna, Department of History
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Schmale
Universitätsring 1
1010 Vienna (Austria)
Email: [email protected]
Phone: +43 1 4277 40838

Apr 12 @ 9:30 – Apr 13 @ 17:00

A two(2)-day Coordination meeting to be held in Berlin on 12 and 13 April 2018.  The meeting will be hosted by Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz, our ViMM beneficiary.

The main objective of this meeting will be to agree on and synthesize what recommendations and proposals for the EU and the DCH community should be taken forward by ViMM, through its Manifesto, Roadmap and Action Plan.

  • Day 1 will take the form of a final consolidation meeting for each Thematic Area. On the attached map you will find the venue for each Thematic Area meeting.
  • Day 2 will be a plenary session for all (around 120) participants at which our conclusions on the way forward for DCH will be jointly reached.

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ViMM Berlin – agenda


LCCHP Annual Conference @ Georgetown University Law Center
Apr 13 @ 8:00 – 18:00
LCCHP Annual Conference @ Georgetown University Law Center

The Lawyers’ Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation is proudly co-sponsoring the event with Georgetown Art Law Association. Details about the conference are forthcoming. 

Call for Submissions for LCCHP Annual Conference

Each year, LCCHP strives to present legal, ethical, moral, scientific, technical, policy and practical issues concerning some of the most complex and difficult cultural property issues of the day through its annual conference. Speakers are drawn from federal, state and foreign governments; museums, universities and non-governmental organizations; the art market and private practice. This Call for Submissions is meant to give all interested parties an opportunity to share their expertise and lead a session at our 2018 conference. Click here for details.

The deadline for Submissions is January 13, 2018, 5 pm Eastern Time. 

BRAU CONFERENCE @ Famagusta Gate
Apr 15 – Apr 17 all-day

Biennial of Architectural and urban restoration

Find more details and the program below.


BRAU Programme

International Day on Monuments and Sites
Apr 18 all-day
International Day on Monuments and Sites

Every year on 18 April, ICOMOS celebrates the International Day for Monuments and Sites, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983.

The annual conference of Museums and the web -MW 2018 @ at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre
Apr 18 – Apr 21 all-day
The annual conference of  Museums and the web -MW 2018 @ at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

About MW Conferences

The MW (Museums and the Web) conferences convene annually in North America and Asia. Our meetings and proceedings feature advanced research and exemplary applications of digital practice for cultural, natural and scientific heritage. Formed by leading professionals from around the world, our community has been meeting since 1997, and recognizing the best in cultural heritage innovation through the GLAMi (formerly Best of the Web) awards annually. More than 1000 papers from the past 20 years of MW conferences are freely accessible online and offer an unparalleled resource for museum workers, technologists, students and researchers that grows every year.

The MW Program

MW offers a range of professional learning opportunities, from plenary sessions to un-conference sessions, from formal papers to informal networking, from museum project demonstrations to commercial exhibits, from professional debates to lightning talks, from how-to sessions to crit rooms and the Best of the Web awards.

Prior to the conference, there are half-day workshops and pre-conference tours.

Social events include receptions each evening, and lots of refreshment breaks provide plenty of time to meet and talk with colleagues.

Who Comes to MW?

All kinds of people from around the world come to Museums and the Web. You will find webmasters, educators, curators, librarians, designers, managers, directors, scholars, consultants, programmers, analysts, publishers and developers from museums, galleries, libraries, science centers, and archives – as well as the companies, foundations and governments that support them – at Museums and the Web every year.

For more information click here

Expert seminar on issues related to the illegal import of cultural property from third countries @ Sofia
May 9 – May 10 all-day

Subject: “International and interinstitutional cooperation in the prevention of crimes involving cultural property”

REACH Opening Conference in Budapest @ Hungarian National Museum
May 10 @ 9:00 – May 11 @ 17:30
REACH Opening Conference in Budapest @ Hungarian National Museum


The event is organised by the REACH Social Platform, under the coordination of ELTE University, Eötvös Loránd Tudomanyegyetem
Conference contacts:
Eszter György, [email protected]; +3630 278 27 31
Gábor Oláh, [email protected]; +3630 456 62 98
REACH, Re-designing Access to Cultural Heritage for a wider participation in preservation, (re-)use and management of European culture, is a three-year project, started on the 1st of November 2017, to establish a Social Platform for participatory approaches and social innovation in culture.
The project is supported by the European Commission in the frame of the Horizon2020 programme, and coordinated by Coventry University.
The REACH Social Platform aims to offer a sustainable space for meeting, discussion and collaboration by all those with a stake in the field of culture and Cultural Heritage.
By showcasing concrete, participatory experiences and identifying good practice by means of the project’s pilots, a robust framework will be developed for building and sustaining a resilient European Cultural Heritage

The REACH international conference in Budapest will introduce the scope of the project, offering a great opportunity to discuss and compare successful examples of participatory processes and researches.

The conference aims to:
  • announce the start of the new REACH social platform,
  • present its research themes and their theoretical framework,
  • illustrate the mechanisms of participation,
  • and gather requirements, needs, and expectations from the users.

Successful examples of participatory processes coming from other initiatives, in the world, will be discussed, with contributions from keynote speakers.

Moreover, during the two days event, a dedicated poster sessions will be opened, where the participants can present their own projects. (link to call for poster)

Contribution by EC representatives is expected.

We look forward to meet you soon in Budapest !

Find out more details here

5th Hyperheritage International Symposium @ University of Constantine 3
May 13 – May 15 all-day

5th Hyperheritage International Symposium :

Heritage and experience design in the digital age

Find out more details here

International Museum Day
May 18 all-day

International Museum Day 2018

The worldwide community of museums will celebrate International Museum Day on and around 18 May 2018.

The theme chosen for 2018 is “Hyperconnected museums: New approaches, new publics“.

The objective of International Museum Day is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on and around 18 May each year, the events and activities planned to celebrate International Museum Day can last a day, a weekend or a whole week.

Participation in International Museum Day is growing among museums all over the world. In 2017, more than 36,000 museums participated in the event in some 157 countries.

For more information click here