Obituary Maurizio Bossi April 21st, 2016 The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation Life Beyond Tourism with its President, Board of Directors, International Experts, Friends in the world join the Family’s grief over the terrible loss of the Friend, adviser and builder of the path of the Foundation in the World
We will always remember him for the determination, with which he inspired the mission of the Foundation and the light, with which he illuminated its path.
Florence Youth & Heritage Festival Florence, November 10-13, 2014
It’s a festival on the themes of dialogue between cultures and cultural heritage, on the occasion of the General Assembly of ICOMOS in 2014
From the Domes in the World to the Dome of Brunelleschi Florence, September 29-October 10, 2014
Starting from the famous Dome of Brunelleschi, the exhibition also features sections on other Renaissance domes and domes in the world in general. Edited by Roberto and Barbara Corazzi
Signing of the MOU with Josai University, Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, June 30 – July 4, 2014
The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation® with its International Institute Life Beyond Tourism® has participated in Tokyo, Japan, from June 30 to July 4 for the Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Understanding with Josai University July 2, for the Life Beyond Tourism.
State Historical Museum in Moscow: Virtual Trip to the History of Russia Florence, June 20 - July 4, 2014
The documentary exhibition “State Historical Museum in Moscow: virtual trip to the history of Russia”, shows to the international public in Florence the treasures of one of the most fascinating museums in the world – State Historical Museum, situated right in the heart of Russia – Red Square in Moscow..
European Regional Workshop "Revitalizing production landscapes in Europe: travel and dialogue for people and biodiversity" The conference has been promoted by the Foundation in co-operation with the University of the United Nation, in the frame of the “Satoyama Initiative” a programme aimed to enhance and promote the best practices for the protection of the landscape, biodiversities, sustainable productions, etc. Download press release
"Declaration of Auspices" - invitation to sign an appeal to UNESCO Florence, March 8-9, 2014 Last 9th of March the 16th International Round Table of the Experts of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation concluded with drafting of a DECLARATION OF AUSPICES, dedicated to "Traditional Hospitality in Intercultural Encounters" as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
16th International Round Table of Experts of the Foundation 2014 Florence, March 8-9, 2014 The annual meeting of the Experts of the Foundation has been characterized by two essential moments:
1.presentation of the "Model of Travel of Life Beyond Tourism, its Manual and its Certification, theory and practice for sustainable development of the territories" (go to the Downloads section here below to see the Extract of the Manual) 2.draft of the "Declaration of Auspices" to be submitted to the Director-General of UNESCO for the proclamation of the year dedicated to "Traditional Hospitality" in support of the intercultural dialogue and the consequent start of the international scientific debate that could lead to the candidature of the "Concept of Traditional Hospitality in Intercultural Encounters" as Intangible Heritage of Humanity
New Atrium of Palazzo Coppini Florence, March 8-9, 2014 During the 16° Round Table of the Experts of the Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco was inaugurated the new atrium of Palazzo Coppini
X International School on Lexicography «Life Beyond Dictionaries» Florence, September 12-14, 2013 The Foundation, in collaboration with the Ivanovo State University (Russia) and Università di Firenze, promotes the X International School on Lexicography, that will be held in Florence for the first time, to discuss at an International level topics such as Cultural Tourism, Heritage Dictionaries and the Cultural Aspects of Lexicography.
In Memoriam - Carla Guiducci Bonanni Florence, March 30, 2013 With deep sadness, the Foundation is mourning the death of Dr. Carla Guiducci Bonanni, former Director for Cultural Heritage, Director of the National Central Library of Florence and bearer of other positions including that of Member of the Board of the Foundation.
International Round Table of Experts of the Foundation Florence, March 15-17, 2013 More than 50 university professors from 14 countries met in Florence at the “Sala A. Tomaszewski” Hall in the Auditorium al Duomo, to hear and contribute to the development of future programs of the Foundation and its commitment to the “fruition” of cultural heritage for the purpose of the intercultural dialogue
XV International Round Table of Experts 2013 Florence, March 15-18, 2013 Like every year, the Experts of the Foundation are invited to Florence to propose new cultural and educational initiatives of intercultural dialogue and agree on the guidelines for future action. The title is:“Heritage and contemporary culture in the service of intercultural dialogue and territorial development.”
Degree & Profession – Florence World Festival Florence, March 15-17, 2013 This Festival will be a meeting point of excellence to discuss Creativity and Tradition for the promotion of the knowledge of the territories identity through the Life Beyond Tourism No Profit Portal. The program will have Degree projects presentations, Experience-Exchange by students, graduates, academics and professionals and Company presentations. For more information visit www.florence-expo.com.
The outcomes of the Foundation's recent trip to Baku Baku (Azerbaijan, April 23rd-29th, 2012)
- 2nd Baku Festival “Degree & Profession” in co-operation with Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction (AzACU)
- Donation of a marble bust depicting Leonardo da Vinci to AzACU
- 7th annual meeting of the ICOMOS ISC TheoPhilos, in co-operation with the Azerbaijan Ministry of Culture and Tourism and AzACU
- Subscription of the Memorandum “Life Beyond Tourism” with the Icheri Sheher State Administration (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
13th Mediterranean Research Meeting Montecatini Terme (Italy), 21st - 24th March 2012
The European University Institute (www.eui.eu) informs our university network about the "13th Mediterranean Research Meeting", reserved for scholars from countries across the Mediterranean , whose research focuses on the Mediterranean. Download the announcement.
Conference "The Poles in Italy - The Italians in Poland" Warsaw, Italian Institute of Culture, 16-17 November 2011 Prof. Małgorzata Wrześniak PhD (University of Cardinal Wyszynski in Warsaw and Expert of the Foundation) informs the Foundation and its entire network of this conference, made with the cooperation of the Italian Institute of Culture in Warsaw. Download the program (Polish-Italian).
"Master’s Program in Architectural Design" at Florence University of Architecture Prof. Giacomo Pirazzoli, Director of the, applied the Foundation to inform our university network about the Master’s Program in Architectural Design.
Download the announcement for Academic Year 2011-2012 (English)
Fashion Festival “Vasiliev's Seasons of Volga Region” Samara (Russia), October 7 th -10 th , 2011 The International Office of the Samara State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (our university partner) invite you to the Fashion Festival “Vasiliev's Seasons of Volga Region”.
“Architecture and Construction – Topical Problems” Yerevan-Jermuk (Armenia), October 2010, The Prof. Yury Safarian and Vardgues Yedoyan, our Experts of Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction (YSUAC), inform us of their conference that contain important information and deadlines Download the program
International Summer School of Drawing at the Czech Agricultural University in Prague Prague (Czech Republic), 13th-17th September 2010 Prof. Bohumil Fanta (Department of Landscape and garden architecture, the Czech Agricultural University in Prague) invites you to the International Summer School of Drawing in Prague. Read the presentation
Architectural Summer Camp Famagosta, Cyprus (July-August 2010)
Prof. Netice Yildiz, from the Faculty of Architecture of the Eastern Mediterranean University, informs us about their Architectural Summer Camp 2010. For further information, please write here.
Three exhibition of contemporary art in Venice Venice, Palazzo Alberizzi, June 12th – August 19th, 2010 Arch. Elisabeth Sarah Gluckstein, a guest of our festival "Degree & Profession" 2009 informs us of this exhibition she prometed together the Associazione Culturale Italo-German Venice. Read the presentation and invite.
Fashion, Ritual, Furniture and Textiles: The Phenomenon of the State Bed Hopetoun House (Scotland), April 22nd-23rd, 2010
Prof. Peter Burman (one of Hopetoun's Trustees and Member of the ICOMOS ISC Theory and Philosophy, the Foundation is part) informs all our international network about this conference, which will be of benefit and interest to all those interested in or responsible for high status historic interiors, furniture and textiles. Download the program ; Download the Booking Form
WSG Bydgoszcz Entrepreneur Cup, III Edition Bydgoszcz (Poland), April 19 th -23 rd 2010 Our Expert Prof. Romana Gudelis Przybyszewska informs our network that the University of Economy in Bydgoszcz is pleased invite teachers and students in tourism/economics/management/marketing to participate in the third edition of international Enterprise Game “WSG Bydgoszcz Entrepreneur Cup” Download invitation , Download Registration Form , Download Timetable
Vacancy Announcement “Conservation Research Specialist” in ICCROM - Rome Rome (Italy), Deadline: 5 March, 2010
The ICCROM General Director, Dr. Mounir Bouchenaki, informs our university network about the Vacancy Announcement “Conservation Research Specialist” in ICCROM – Rome, reserved for Master's or a Ph.D. degree + experience of working in conservation. Download the announcement: English or French
The First Photography Competition “Solidarity in a snap” Florence (Italy), Deadline: January 30th, 2010
The First Photography Competition in the 400 year history of the Misericordia which is famous for its reputation of solidarity for the construction of Village San Sebastiano where people with mental problems will be welcome. Download the announcement
Theoretical and Practical Aspects of Modern Medicine Simferopol (Crimea, Ukraine) The Prof. Tatiana Kobets (Crimean State Medical University) informed us about the international Scientific and Practical Conference of Students and Young Scientists. See the leaflet and invitation
Caucasus Identity Florence, March 10-17, 2013 The purpose of this project is peacefully integration of Caucasus an multiethnically, multiculturally, besided the goal to carry dialogue between cultures for cultural integration. The workshop will create an opportunity to discuss the perspectives of creating unified cultural and economic area in the Caucasus and considering this in process of modern globalization.
Prospects of development of medicine at the present stage Florence, January 20-27, 2013 It's an International Workshop on Education and Information about Prospects of development of medicine at the present stage which aims to study the new modern technologies in different medical fields worldwide.
The presentation of the new publication Conservation in Turn, Return to Conservation Baku (Azerbaijan, April 26th, 2012)
During the 7th annual meeting of the ICOMOS Committee for Theory and philosophy of Conservation and Restoration, the Foundation has been presenting the publication Conservation in Turn, Return to Conservation, which contains the proceedings of the two previous committee conferences (Prague 2010 and Florence 2011), besides a collection of memories of the first President of the Committee, il Prof. Andrzej Tomaszewski. Download the cover and the index of the publication
Ask for the publication
Cultural Heritage Management and Indigenous Cultures Florence. The course has been postponed. We will communicate you the new date as soon as possible. The course organized by the University of Queensland, Australia, will explore the concepts underpinning cultural heritage management within the context of Indigenous cultures with a strongly practical approach. It will deal with intangible heritage, contemporary living heritage, cultural landscapes, the intersection of natural and cultural heritage values, and the principles of co-management.
Exhibitions Young International Talents Foyer “Auditorium al Duomo” Florence, 2010 – 2012 The possibility for young talented people to exhibit their works of two-dimensional art (paintings, drawings, engravings, photographs etc.):
A) exhibitions of the best students from different international Art Academies - the proposals should come from the rectors of the foreign Universities and Art Academies and will present works of the best students of their institutions.
B) exhibitions of the best works, ideas and photos as results of numerous workshops organized by Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation
C) exhibitions of the italian artists
Request for Qualifications. Main Street Square On-Site Sculpture Rapid City, (South Dakota Area, United States)
17 April - 1 November 2012
The Rapid City Arts Council (RCAC) along with Destination Rapid City (DRC) announce an international call for artists interested in an on-site commission to sculpt the 21 granite boulders at Main Street Square in downtown Rapid City, SD. Patrick Wyss of Wyss Associates, the local firm selected to manage the sculpture project, expects interest from a wide range of talented artists for this large public art project .
Urban Cultural Landscape and Territorial Identity: an Approach between cultural diversities and Cultural Heritage Florence, July 12-14, 2012 The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation® – Life Beyond Tourism® promotes the second international meeting by RIGPAC (International Network of critical thinking on the Globalization of the Built Heritage) with the aim to create a relationship among the trends of the Globalization trying to enhance the importance of the cultural, urban contemporary landscapes. In collaboration with UNESCO Forum University and Heritage (English version coming soon; Spanish version available)
Costume Colloquium III – Past Dress – Future Fashion Florence, November 8-11, 2012 The third edition of the Costume Colloquium is dedicated to the inspiration that looks at the past to create today: dresses that reinvent the past and make it relive in museums and reenactments, the phenomenon of vintage, the conservation and the restoration, the collections and their promotion. The Call for Paper deadline is the 31st of October 2011. Read more on www.costume-textiles.com
Festival of Armenian Culture Florence, October 15-25, 2012
The organizers of the project are aiming at presenting Armenia as a country of rich cultural heritage and long running traditions, with its deep roots within Europe . A country that throughout its history was regarded as a crossroad of civilitations, where new talents flourish continuously and ingeniously interpreting those traditions, meanwhile endeavouring to create their own legacy.
Conference “The International Protection of Landscapes” Florence 19th-21st September 2012 With the participation of representatives of the most prestigious international organisation on heritage, the conference will tackle a global assessment on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the World Heritage Convention and also promote the UNESCO International Traditional Knowledge Institute (ITKI)
Heritage Under Pressure – Perspectives of Historic Urban Landscape (HUL) Baku (Azerbaijan), 26-28 April 2012
VII meeting of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee for the Theory and Philosophy of Conservation and Restoration (THEOPHILOS)
The ICOMOS ISC THEOPHILOS Baku conference will be held in cooperation with CIVVIH and should deal with questions treating the urban development of historic cities – especially World Heritage Cities –, against the background of the latest UNESCO Recommendation on Historic Urban Landscapes.
International Conference Domes in the World Florence, March 19th-23rd, 2012
The Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation has presented the idea of the International Congress “Domes in the World” on the Life Beyond Tourism® web site. The promoters have received positive feedback evidencing a high level of interest on the topic not only among scientific experts and professionals, but also among enterprises and “non specialists”. In view of a wide attendance to the congress, the simultaneous translation in different languages is foreseen, as described below . Read more on here.
Degree & Profession – Virtual Thesis Expo and International Awards Virtual expo March 1 – December 31, 2011
Festival in Florence March 1-4, 2012 Graduates can present their degree project on the Virtual Degree Database on the Degree & Profession Web site, www.florence-expo.com. Professionals from around the world will be able to view these projects and connect with talented graduates directly. All the projects enrolled in 2010 have the opportunity to win various prizes. First and second prize: 500€*. Total prizes are valued at over € 6.000,00.
† In memoriam: Bohumil Fanta December 10th, 2011 It is with deep regret and sorrow that we received by Ms. Eva Fantova he information about the death of his husband, Prof. Ing. Arch. Bohumil Fanta. He passed away peacefully at home on Saturday 10th December 2011. The funeral arrangements will be in Prague on 19th December.
The next XVIII ICOMOS General Assembly 2014 will be hold in Florence Paris, 27th November - 1st December 2011 The ICOMOS Executive Committee accepted the proposal made by the President ICOMOS Italy, Maurizio Stefano, to hold the next General Assembly of ICOMOS 2014 in Florence, with the title "Heritage and Landscape as Drivers of Human Rights".
Japan discovers Life Beyond Tourism Florence, 22th November 2011 The Foundation informs its network of collaboration with Japan. It will be made official during the international meeting on December 14th in Florence.
II Edition: Photo Contest ‘Dante in the World Today' Florence. First Edition: 30rd January - 31st July 2011 Florence. Second Edition: 1st September - 31st December 2011 The Fondazione Romualdo Del Bianco® and the Museo Casa di Dante in Florence gave birth to a project where you can become a leading player in! With just a simple shot on the Life Beyond Tourism® Photoblog.
Degree & Profession - Almaty Regional Festival Modern Technologies in Architectural Education and Practice Almaty (Kazakhstan), 3rd-5th November 2011 Organized by the Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering (KazGASA), in collaboration with the Chamber of Architects of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Festival will give opportunity to graduates and students to participate in lectures, workshops and events of international relevance. During the Festival the graduates will have the opportunity to present their thesis and participate in the Degree & Profession international competition.
Conference “The Uffizi by Giorgio Vasari: the “Fabbrica” and the Representation Tokyo (Japan), Italian Institute of Culture, September 26th - 12th October 2011 To mark the fifth centenary of the birth of the architect - painter Giorgio Vasari (1511 - 2011), the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation iso ne of the patron of the initiative, proposed by the Università degli Studi eCampus, l'Università Roma Due, l'Università IUAV Venezia, la Tokyo University of the Arts, la Kanto Gakuin University e la Aichi Sangyo University. The japanese architect Arata Isozaki will participate. Download the programma: Italian (programme), Japanese (Isozaki programme).
"Ceremony for the opening of the “Anfiteatro Andrzej Tomaszewski" Florence, Auditorium al Duomo, September 14th 2011 We are pleased to inform that on September 14th, 2011, at 4:30 p.m., the ceremony for the formal entitlement of the Amphitheatre Hall into “Auditorium al Duomo” to the name of Andrzej Tomaszewski will take place in Florence.
"Wolakota – Amicizia con la Nazione Lakota" Florence (Italy), April 12th, 2011 "I delegati della Nazione Lakota Sioux e l' Associazione Culturale Wambli Gleska, presenteranno al pubblico - insieme con il Tour Operator Mobiltravel - il progetto interculturale che sarà realizzato dal giugno 2011." (only in Italian Language)
Costume Colloquium II: Dress for Dance Florence, November 4th-7th, 2010 The symposium explores interdisciplinary aspects of dance dress and costume, this multi-cultural mode of human expression, from a variety of practical, historical and creative perspectives. Four days of lectures, demonstrations, on-site visits, all in the wonderful hosting city of Florence. Read more on www.costume-textiles.com
† In memoriam: Andrzej Tomaszewski October 25th, 2010 All of us here at the Foundation were truly shocked to hear the sad news of Prof. Tomaszewski's death. Yesterday we called Boguslaw (Szmygin), Stefan (Wrona and Westrych), Irmela (Spelsberg), Danuta (Klosek-Kozlowska) in the vain hope that we had misunderstood the news, but to no avai..
European Security and Caucasus International symposium, Florence, October 17th-21st 2010 The main focus of the conference promoted by the Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University will be directed, on one hand, toward the Caucasian security and the role of Europe in this; on the other, toward the place of the Caucasus in the process of creation of European security architecture, and the threats originating from this region.
Degree & Profession - Crimean Regional Festival
University & Cultural Renaissance Yalta – Crimea (Ukraine), October 3 – 6, 2010 Organized by Kharkov State Technical University of Civil Engineering and Architecture this Festival will be a meeting point of excellence with a focus on international topics relevant to the spiritus loci. These areas of discussion include Tourism, Architecture, Conservation & Restoration, Design & Arts, Urban Planning. For more information visit the page on www.florence-expo.com
Everyday Life in the Segmented City Florence, July 22 – 25, 2010 For the first time in human history, a majority of the world's population lives in urban areas, and by 2050 more than 2/3 will live in metropolitan regions across the globe. At the same moment metropolitan regions confront unprecedented economic, social, and political challenges, the meanings of everyday life are put into question because of the changing structure and interdependence of urban economies
Degree & Profession – Odessa Regional Festival Odessa (Ukraine), May 20 - 23, 2010 Organized by Odessa Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture this Festival will be a meeting point of excellence with a focus on international topics relevant to the spiritus loci. The program will have Degree projects presentations, Experience-Exchange by students, graduates, academics and professionals and Company presentations.
For more information visit www.florence-expo.com
Conservation Turn - Return to Conservation: Challenges and Chances in a Changing World Prague, Cesky Krumlov (Czech Republic), May 5th-9th, 2010 The 5th Annual Meeting of the ICOMOS ISC TheoPhilo will be hold in Prague and Cesky Krumlov and the main subject will be the contemporary challenges for heritage protection and a new paradigm for heritage protection. The starting point for discussion will be the report of the President of ICOMOS International Gustavo Araoz “Protecting Heritage Places under the New Heritage Paradigm & Defining its Tolerance for Change” presented in Valetta, Malta October 2009
The Georgian State Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choreography (Tbilisi, Georgia) The Foundation is glad to introduce the Georgian State Museum of Theatre, Music, Cinema and Choreography of Tbilisi and their unique collections in Georgia. Read the introduction by the Director, Mr Giorgi Kalandia and watch a selection of their artworks.
Degree & Profession – Tbilisi International Regional Festival Tbilisi (Georgia), April 20 - 23, 2010 Organized by Tbilisi State Academy of Art this Festival will be a meeting point of excellence with a focus on international topics relevant to the spiritus loci. These areas of discussion include architecture, fine arts, media arts, cultural heritage and design.
For more information visit www.florence-expo.com
The new web site for Wyss Associated Inc. – Landscape Architects, Golf Course Architects, Planners The Arch. Patrick Wyss (Rapid City, South Dakota, USA), one of the speakers at the 2008 edition of our Festival “Degree & Profession” informs us about the opening of his new web site; VisitWyss Associated Inc.
New e-mail addresses (Florence, April 12, 2010) Due to the growing variety of initiatives promoted by the Foundation, we kindly ask you to re-direct your message to one of the following new e-mail addresses, according to the object or your message. Click here for viewing the new e-mail addresses.
Exhibition “The Oratory of Santa Caterina all'Antella and Their Painters” Oratory of Santa Caterina, Bagno a Ripoli (Florence), September 19th – December 31st, 2009
After the successful exhibition in Figline Valdarno dedicated to Cigoli, the Foundation promotes the second edition of the project "City of the Uffizi with the exhibition" L'Oratorio di Santa Caterina all'Antella and its painters" in collaboration with the Uffizi Gallery and Vivahotels
Puskin is not at home Florence, October 24/25, 2009 On the occasion of the presentation of a new edition of the poems of Puskin "Il servigio delle muse non soffre frivolezza" , curated by the State Library of Foreign Literature in Moscow and presented for the first time in Florence, the atmosphere of the St. Petersburgh Ball will be re-created in the Granducal Ballroom of a magnificient Villa “Poggio Imperiale” on the 24th October and then a fternoon dancing tea in ancient Villa in the surroundings of Florence on the 25th October.
The Caucasus: Georgia on the crossroads. Cultural exchanges across the Europe and beyond Florence, November 2 – 9, 2009 The goal of the Symposium is to introduce scholars and professionals working in the field of Georgian and Caucasian art and culture to each other on Italian ground and to familiarize international audiences with the broad spectrum of scholarly work that exists in the ever-expanding field of Georgian and Caucasian cultural studies. The aim of the project is to establish the networking among the scientists and provide them with an unprecedented forum for scientific exchange.
International Diploma Project Festival f or Asian Architectural and Civil-Engineering Schools. November 3- 5, 2009 Maltepe , Istanbul (Turkey) Our Expert, Prof. Gulnara Abdrassilova (Pro Rector of the Kazakh Leading Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering) invites you to take part to Festival of Architecture that will be held in Istanbul, organized by the TURKSOY and Maltepe University. Download the program and invitation
Postdoctoral fellowship programme entitled 'Connecting Art Histories in the Museum. The Mediterranean, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent 400-1650' The Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (Max-Planck-Institute) and the Staatliche Museen zu Berlin are pleased to announce a doctoral and postdoctoral fellowship programme entitled “Connecting Art Histories in the Museum. The Mediterranean, Central Asia and the Indian Subcontinent 400-1650”. For details please see the file attached ;
the deadline for applications is November 15th, 2009
File: Connecting Art Histories (pdf)
Collecting & Display (100BC to AD1700)Summer ConferenceCollecting East & West Florence, June 25th-29th 2009
The conference means to look at imported objects, whether artworks, antiquities, plants, or books, in collections in Europe and elsewhere. The mechanisms of import and distribution of the objects will be addressed, and so will be the contribution collections of such pieces made towards improving the knowledge about foreign countries and people.
75th IFLA General Conference and AssemblyArt Libraries Section Pre-Conference Florence, August 19 – 20, 2009
The Art Libraries Section of the IFLA (International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions) is pleased to announce its intention to hold a Pre-Conference in Florence, which should be focused on the role of the art libraries for research and preservation of cultural heritage.
V International Scientific and Practical Student Conference “Rehabilitation of Residential Space Citizens” Penza (Russia), February 22nd-24th 2009
Our Expert Prof. Elena Lapshina from the Penza State University of Architecture and Construction invites all those who are concerned to this conference on the current problems of the historic cities and devoted to V. Tatlin Download the invitation letter,
International art-project "The Palette of freedom-2008 - Second part”
Odessa (Ukraine), November 13th-30th, 2008
Our Experts Prof. Nadiya Yeksareva from Odessa State Academy of Architecture and Constructions and The Cultural centre "ArtLine" invite artists from the different countries of the world, art critics, representatives of sphere of culture to take part in this art-project. Dowload: Press Review(pdf), Application Form, Presentation (doc)
The Regional Festival “Degree & Profession” in Odessa Odessa (Ukraine), May 20th-23rd, 2009 After the University of Architecture in Baku (Azerbaijan), the Academy of Architecture and University of Economics in Odessa asked to organize in their city a special edition of our Festival "Degree & Profession". Read the details and the call
2nd Wooden Architecture in Karelia
Petrozavodsk (Karelia), June 23rd-26th 2009
The conference will be held in the Republic of Karelia, known for the richness of the many wooden architectural monuments and the typical traditional villages.
“Trespassing: Architecture and Urbanism” – Summer School in Latvia
Valka/Valga (Latvia), August, 2nd-15th 2009
Prof. Ugis Bratuskins (Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning of Riga Technical University and member of the International Board of the Experts of the Foundation) invites students of most diverse specializations and branches - Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning and Design, Geography, Fine Arts, Economics and Social sciences, and other fields - taking interest in the formation of environment to come together and to discover architecture, urban and cultural processes in Valka and Valga - the town divided by Latvian and Estonian border, the "Baltic Berlin". The deadline for application is May 29. Download the presentation
The Regional Festival “Degree & Profession” in Bishkek Bishkek, September 7th-13th 2009 The edition of our Festival "Degree & Profession" in Kyrgyzstan includes exhibitions, competitions, prizes, conferences inspired by the topic of architecture and art of the nomadic civilization download the documentation: REGIONAL FESTIVAL.doc
The Regional Festival “Degree & Profession” in Ivanovo (Russia) Ivanovo ( Russia ), September 9 th -12 th and 22 nd -25 th 2009 The Ivanovo State University will hold two special sessions of the Regional Festival "Degree & Profession", the first in humanities (September 9 th -12 th 2009), the second in science (September 22 nd -25 th 2009). See the two different programs.
Download the program in humanities: “Program_Humanities.doc”
Download the program in sciences: “Program_Sciences.doc”
Second scientific conference “Cities architecture. The past and the present - From the tenement house to the apartment building. Urban multi-family housing" Bydgoszcz (Poland), September 18 th -19 th , 2009 The Expert of the Foundation, Prof. Romana Gudelis Przybyszewska, informs our network about the scientific conference organised by the University of Economics of Bydgoszcz, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning Download the program
III Minsk Internation al Biennale of young architects “Leonardo Award 2009” Minsk (Belarus), September 17 th -19 th , 2009 Prof. Alexander Korbut, President of the International Association of Unions of Architects (IAUA) and President of the Belarusian Union of Architects invites all universities and graduates interested in taking part to the “Leonardo Award 2009”. Info writing to firstname.lastname@example.org
18th international review-competition of the best degree projects September 13th-19th, 2009 – Saratov (Russia) The Saratov State Technical University (SSTU) invites schools and universities of architecture, construction and design to take part to one week-events and conference “Identification of the regional architectural schools in a view of architecture globalization”
International Scientific and Practical Conference “Culture of Italy in the Architectural Heritage of Crimea” 1-4 October, Yalta (Crimea, Ukraine) The experts of the Foundation Alla Lazereva and Tatiana Sergeyeva invite to the conference that will cover the topics of the Genoese fortifications, the architectural and archaeological monuments, the decorative arts and crafts architecture of Crimea
Dowload the document: Crimea Conference Information.doc
News from Kharkov (Ukraine):
Kharkov, October 28th-31st 2008
Call for the International Conference “City Cultural and Environment of Metropolis: Trends and challenger of Modern Urban Development”. Dowload: pdf, Reg from Euro, Reg Form USD eng