WMF Journal


October 22, 2013

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Madhya Pradesh Monuments Project: Learning Through Peer Review and Collaborations

Posted by Gurmeet S Rai, Madhya Pradesh Project Consultant
World Monuments Fund
Group of Chattirs and Veer Singh Deo Chattri, 2013

Less than two years ago, the Madhya Pradesh Monuments Project (MPMP)—a partnership between World Monuments Fund and the government of Madhya Pradesh—was an overwhelming list of 43 historic buildings spread across the Indian state that needed to be conserved.

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October 18, 2013

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Visiting the Ancient City of Ayutthaya, Thailand: A Comparison with Angkor, Cambodia

Posted by Ginevra Boatto, Administrative Coordinator, World Monuments Fund Cambodia
World Monuments Fund

Recently, I had the chance to visit the Ayutthaya Archaeological Park in Thailand. Ayutthaya was the capital of a Siamese kingdom for about 400 years, until 1767, when the city was destroyed by Burma. During my visit to Ayutthaya it was inevitable to compare this ancient Thai city with my daily experience of the Angkor temples and the nearby city of Siem Reap.

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September 18, 2013

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WMF Returns to the West Coast: Thank You, Los Angeles

Posted by Ashley Tierney, Senior Manager, Development
World Monuments Fund
L to R: Dani Lancer, Jonathan Foyle, Susan Rosen, and Susan Rifkin at Greystone Mansion

In what has become an annual tradition, WMF returned to Los Angeles in May, this time with Jonathan Foyle, chief executive of WMF Britain, presenting “Our Past: A Present to our Future?” We were delighted to meet with supporters and friends during return visits to both the B

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September 3, 2013

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Pucará de Tilcara

Posted by Dr. Maria Clara Rivolta
World Monuments Fund

Pucará de Tilcara, part of the Quebrada de Humahuaca World Heritage Site, was included on the World Monuments Watch in 2012. The nominator, Dr. Maria Clara Rivolta, writes about the site—its history and its local and national significance.

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August 21, 2013

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My Experience at World Monuments Fund

Posted by Lorena Arias, WMF 2013 WHSAD Summer Intern
World Monuments Fund

I started my internship on July 8. Although I have worked in an office environment before, this experience was one of a kind. On my first day here, I can admit I was a bit excited, but who wouldn’t be? Not everyone gets the chance to say they work in the Empire State Building.

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