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Rust, Regeneration and Romance - registration now available

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Conference is Rust, Regeneration and Romance: Iron and Steel Landscapes and Culture, 10-14 July 2013, Ironbridge, UK
Date:
12/04/2013

Ideaslab podcast: Cultural Heritage, Tourism & Ironbridge Gorge

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Ideaslab speaks with Professor Mike Robinson, Director of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham. Mike outlines the differences between different types of cultural heritage, distinguishing national and world heritage sites. 2013 sees the Institute running two major conferences. The first, in Taiwan, follows the challenges of balancing tourism and heritage. The second conference, 'Rust, Regeneration and Romance', addresses how we see iron and steel as part of our cultural landscape, and is being held at Ironbridge, itself a World Heritage Site
Date:
19/03/2013

Visiting pasts, developing futures: international conference explores relationships between tourism and cultural heritage

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Academics and professionals working in the fields of heritage and tourism from across the world will convene in Taipei, Taiwan this spring for a five-day conference focusing on the changing ways in which cultural heritage is used, represented and interpreted within the development of international tourism.
Date:
08/03/2013

Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge voted in the World's top ten World Heritage Sites

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The Ironbridge Gorge, home to the World's first cast iron bridge and birthplace of the industrial revolution, has been revealed as the second in the World's most recommended UNESCO World Heritage Sites to visit, according to TripAdvisor travellers
Date:
21/01/2013

Orphaned and Abducted Art: Who owns, Who knows, Who cares?

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The prestigious Ironbridge Lecture will this year be delivered by cultural object law specialist, Professor Norman Palmer QC on 5 December 2012. Hosted at the University of Birmingham, the lecture entitled 'Who owns, Who knows, Who cares? – Legal milestones on the trail of orphaned and abducted art' will explore the often problematic journey that objects undertake before they arrive in the museum.
Date:
29/11/2012

Registration opens for Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage Conference

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Registration is now open for our Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage: Visiting Pasts, Developing Futures conference, taking place in Taipei in April 2013.
Date:
22/11/2012

HRH The Prince of Wales visits Ironbridge Gorge Museums

HRH The Prince of Wales visits Ironbridge Gorge Museums
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Amongst the guests was Professor Mike Robinson, Chair of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham and Director of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
Date:
28/09/2012

University summer school showcases the best of West Midlands' culture

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Students from two leading universities in Taiwan are visiting the West Midlands this week to participate in a University of Birmingham summer school.
Date:
04/07/2012

Ironbridge distance learning students visit Belfast

Ironbridge distance learning students visit Belfast
Description
Second year students on the MA in Heritage Management spent week in Northern Ireland.
Date:
18/05/2012

Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage: Visiting Pasts, Developing Futures

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Conference is on Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage: Visiting Pasts, Developing Futures in association with the National Taiwan University, Taipei. Conference will take place in April 2013 in Taipei.
Date:
18/05/2012
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