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Alejandría recupera el trono del conocimiento

Alejandría recupera el trono del conocimiento

La construcción de la biblioteca, impulsada por la Unesco, ha revitalizado la vida cultural de la ciudad egipcia
Welsh slate mining landscape nominated as world heritage site

Welsh slate mining landscape nominated as world heritage site

Government backing raises hopes of preserving ‘place that roofed the world’ An extraordinary landscape shaped by many centuries of slate production has been nominated by the UK government for Unesco

Preserving the Scents of Everyday Life

Researchers at the UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage are working double-time to identify and catalog scents that exist all around us—from the smell of an old book, to a pub at a particular time
Tourists to be deported over alleged damage, defecation at Machu Picchu

Tourists to be deported over alleged damage, defecation at Machu Picchu

Peruvian police say five tourists will be deported and one charged after a rock was knocked from the Temple of the SunPeruvian police say they will deport five tourists and prosecute another after
Please Don't Poop in a Sacred Temple at Machu Picchu

Please Don't Poop in a Sacred Temple at Machu Picchu

Six tourists were arrested after authorities found feces inside the UNESCO World Heritage Site's Temple of the Sun.
Los cánticos sagrados de las cofradías sufíes, Patrimonio de la Humanidad

Los cánticos sagrados de las cofradías sufíes, Patrimonio de la Humanidad

El gnawa, ese ritmo místico que remite al paso de las caravanas de esclavos por las dunas del Sáhara, nombrado Patrimonio Cultural Inmaterial de la Humanidad por UNESCO
Unesco removes 'racist' Belgian carnival from heritage list

Unesco removes 'racist' Belgian carnival from heritage list

Carnival of Aalst included parade float caricaturing Orthodox JewsUnesco has removed an annual carnival in the Belgian city of Aalst from its heritage list over persistent charges of antisemitism.In
Traditional Thai massage gains Unesco heritage status

Traditional Thai massage gains Unesco heritage status

Practice of nuad Thai, which has gained global recognition, is added to Unesco’s ‘intangible cultural heritage’ list The body-folding, sharp-elbowed techniques of Thai massage have been added to
Cómo la cerámica de Talavera ha llegado a la Unesco y podría convertirse en Patrimonio Inmaterial

Cómo la cerámica de Talavera ha llegado a la Unesco y podría convertirse en Patrimonio Inmaterial

Se espera que el Comité para la Salvaguardia del Patrimonio Cultural, que se reúne estos días en Bogotá (Colombia) la incorpore a la exclusiva lista en las próximas horas
“Debería haber castigos severos para las casas de subastas que vendan piezas robadas”

“Debería haber castigos severos para las casas de subastas que vendan piezas robadas”

El coleccionista británico Christian Levett ha restituido a España siete cascos celtíberos que adquirió sin saber que procedían de la expoliación de un yacimiento en Zaragoza
The 'qualifications passport' scheme breaking down barriers for migrants

The 'qualifications passport' scheme breaking down barriers for migrants

Having their skills recognised is one of the main obstacles to employment faced by refugees in developed countriesThe armed rebels had first ransacked the hospital where Timothée* worked as a doctor.
Barcelona, la ciudad donde conviven más de 300 lenguas

Barcelona, la ciudad donde conviven más de 300 lenguas

En la capital catalana se hablan idiomas exóticos como farsi o wolof, según un informe de Linguapax

Kate Fitz Gibbon Discusses the Nuances of Global Cultural Policy

As the executive director of the Committee for Cultural Policy, Gibbon approaches issues of provenance with a deep understanding of historical context.
Cuatro zanjas y dos monedas

Cuatro zanjas y dos monedas

“La Vega Baja de Toledo, tras Constantinopla, fue la urbe más importante del Mediterráneo a partir del siglo VI”
U.N. Cries Poor: Cash Crisis Sees Water Coolers Empty, Meetings and Foreign Travel Slashed

U.N. Cries Poor: Cash Crisis Sees Water Coolers Empty, Meetings and Foreign Travel Slashed

The United Nations has begun a series of cutbacks at its New York headquarters, starting with the heating being turned down, the diplomats' bar shuttering early at 5pm and meetings canceled along with
El dilema de los museos: ¿escuchar o no a Twitter?

El dilema de los museos: ¿escuchar o no a Twitter?

A las instituciones culturales se les pide que se abran a la participación del público, tras años centradas en reforzar su autoridad. ¿Hay límite para la nueva democratización?
Muere el intelectual venezolano Antonio Pasquali

Muere el intelectual venezolano Antonio Pasquali

El académico y escritor impulsó los estudios de comunicación social en América Latina
If we are naturally violent, why do armies spend so much on training to kill?

If we are naturally violent, why do armies spend so much on training to kill?

A study of protest against governments between 1900 and 2006 shows that nonviolence has been twice as successful as violence.
Eastern Europe’s Tricky Balance on Avoiding Overtourism

Eastern Europe’s Tricky Balance on Avoiding Overtourism

The days of seeing overtourism as "a nice problem to have" are over. While they are still intent on building thriving tourism economies, some Eastern Europe tourism officials are also learning from
Las mujeres que insuflan vida al vidrio

Las mujeres que insuflan vida al vidrio

El Ministerio de Cultura declarará Patrimonio Inmaterial el oficio del vidrio soplado, mantenido por ellas, y lo presentará a la lista mundial de la UNESCO en categoría compartida