Previous Conference Outputs
Culture in Crisis: The Practical Applications of Digital Reproduction in Heritage Preservation
During December 2017, the V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme, partnered with Yale Global Cultural Heritage Initiatives, presented a conference and workshop event to address the practical applications of digital reproduction in heritage preservation.
Culture in Crisis: Cultural Heritage and Wildlife Conservation; Cross-disciplinary learning (Kigali Workshop)
During August 2016, the V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme and the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, in collaboration with the National Museums of Rwanda and the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin, organised a conference, held in Kigali, Rwanda, exploring the benefits of both cultural heritage and wildlife conservation practices within the post-conflict recovery of a nation. Looking at the social and economic benefits of these activities, the output of this conference will be the creation of 'road maps to recovery', which could be applied within more contemporaneous conflict zones.
Culture in Crisis II (Yale)
In April 2016, the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, Yale University, in collaboration with the V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme, under the patronage of UNESCO, hosted a satellite event to the UN Global Colloquium of University Presidents at Yale University. This conference focused on the ongoing destruction and loss of cultural heritage in North Africa and the Middle East, which is a cause for worldwide concern and condemnation, as well as the perceived impact of the exodus of people and talent from some parts of the region, resulting in the loss of cultural knowledge as well as local arts and crafts.
Culture in Crisis: Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference
The V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme supported the Conflict and Cultural Heritage Conference at St John's College Auditorium, Oxford University in October 2015. This conference aimed to raise public awareness and develop an understanding of the issues surrounding the protection of cultural heritage at risk from armed conflict.
Culture in Crisis I (V&A)
On 14 April 2015 the V&A's Culture in Crisis Programme, in collaboration with Yale University's Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and under the patronage of UNESCO, hosted an international conference to discuss the issue of 'Culture in Crisis'.
Culture in Crisis I - conference overview
For downloadable PDFs of other conference outputs see V&A Culture in Crisis website