Torn between a powerful cultural heritage and a national discourse on modernization, alternating between phases of openness and withdrawal, the cultural evolution of Japan in the early 1970s was marked by major social, political and natural events. Show More Summary
Día de los Muertos is a Latin American holiday that's also a huge part of SoCal's own cultural heritage. Dating back to pre-Columbian Aztec culture, the Day of the Dead is a celebratory way to honor the departed, and officially takes place on November 2. But here in L.A. where...
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, more widely known as UNESCO, has been shining the spotlight on unique and outstanding locations across the world for nearly four decades now. Sites recognized as being on the UNESCO World Heritage List are going to be either...
Given the growing phenomenon in counterfeit cultural heritage, Italy's Comando Carabinieri Tutela Patrimonio Culturale and Rome's Roma Tre University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment a “Laboratorio delShow More Summary
World Monuments Fund today announced the 2018 World Monuments Watch, presenting a diverse group of cultural heritage sites that face daunting threats, including human conflict, natural disaster, climate change, and urbanization, or present unique conservation opportunities. Show More Summary
From architectural marvels to disaster zones As 2017 winds down, various cultural organizations are taking stock of important sites in the built environment that need renewed attention in the new year. Just last week, the Cultural Landscape...Show More Summary
On Oct. 12, the Trump administration announced the United States would pull out of UNESCO — the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. Founded in 1945, UNESCO is perhaps best known for its World Heritage seal, used to brand and protect some of the planet’s most precious places, from the Taj Mahal to the Pyramids […]
UNESCO is best known for its list of World Heritage sites.
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"UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization known for its designation of world heritage sites, is a global development agency with missions that include promoting sex education, literacy, clean water and equality for women. Show More Summary
The United States is leaving UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, which preserves world heritage sites and customs and works to insure the free flow of information and ideas. The U.S. made the...Show More Summary
PARIS (Reuters) - The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.'s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias.
Naming World Heritage sites — places like the Egyptian pyramids or the Statue of Liberty that are given a special U.N. status and protection — is one of the many … Click to Continue »
Ancient art and monuments like Afghanistan's Bamiyan Buddhas could be given a new lease of life thanks to 'cloning' technology from the Japan's Foundation for Cultural Heritage and Research using a combination of 3D mapping, 3D printing and traditional art techniques.
Organised by: ETH Zurich and University of Geneva, with a support of the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Swiss Commission for UNESCO, Bern Organizing committee: Dr. Irka Hajdas, Prof. Hans Arno Synal, Laboratory of Ion Beam Physics ETHZ Prof. Show More Summary
In case Hardly Strictly Bluegrass and Fleet Week weren’t bringing enough party spirit to the weekend, the Italian Heritage Parade makes its way through the streets on Sunday. Top: The Santa Maria float marks the voyages of Christopher Columbus. Right: A collection of revelers joins the parade.
1,081 human skulls from Africa wait quietly in storage outside of Berlin, Germany. They’ve been waiting, going from one institution to another, for 110 years. Now the skulls are in the care of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation, which has recently begun a project to find more information...
While representatives from more than 200 Hispanic businesses and community and faith groups are expected to attend, the president’s understanding of Latino culture has been questionable. As Raul A. Reyes wrote for NBC, the relationship...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday played with the pronunciation of Puerto Rico as he saluted Hispanic Heritage Month at the White House. Trump drew out the name in an accented fashion three times — "Pueeeeerto Rico"Show More Summary
"Several things dragged the Minister down, some quite unnecessarily. It was a mistake for her to pose as a champion of consumers while waving away a tax that would have cost Netflix subscribers less than a dollar a month. She seemed not to realize that tax fairness is also a potent issue – especially when […]