Past Events

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February 26, 2021

Angkor Archaeological Park, Cambodia

Travel to the ancient seat of the powerful Khmer Empire in Siem Reap, Cambodia, alongside Ginevra Boatto, WMF's Regional Representative for Southeast Asia. 

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View of the Ontario Place pods from the North, 2014.

On Thursday, January 7 at 12 PM EST, join us for an online discussion on the future of Ontario Place and the challenge of reimagining Modernist heritage in competing public and private spaces within a broader urban landscape. The conversation will feature Aziza Chaouni, architect and professor at the University of Toronto; Ken Greenberg, local Torontonian, urban designer, and member of the group “Ontario Place for All;" and Charles Stankievech, Canadian artist, Director of Visual Studies and Associate Professor of the Daniels Faculty of Architecture. Moderated by WMF Program Manager Javier Ors Ausín. 

 

 

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This year’s Paul Mellon Lecture “The House of Byron: Newstead’s Dysfunctional Dynasty” will explore Newstead Abbey, once one of the most admired aristocratic houses in England at the beginning of the 18th century.

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October 21, 2020

Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments

On October 21 at 1 PM EST // 6 PM GMT, join us for an online book launch featuring WMF Britain Executive Director John Darlington's Fake Heritage: Why We Rebuild Monuments, an inside look at the questions of historical authenticity and ethics behind cultural heritage reconstruction

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On October 15 at 12 PM EDT (7 PM EEST), join World Monuments Fund President and CEO Bénédicte de Montlaur for a virtual discussion on Beirut's unique history and heritage, and future models for protection and revitalization in the aftermath of the explosion that tore through the city on August 4.

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August 22, 2020

Valuing Modern Heritage in India

WMF India Executive Director Amita Baig will participate on a panel discussion featuring India's underrepresented early twentieth-century architectural heritage. 

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Kasbah Streets

SAVE Britain's Heritage and WMF Britain are joining forces for a special online event on the hard fought battle to save the demolition of Grimsby's historic Docks, following their inclusion on the 2014 World Monuments Watch. 

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