Joint Forum with Indian Museum, JC Bose Memorial Trust
AusHeritage, Australia’s international network for cultural heritage, and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) today signed an MoU in Kolkata to further enhance cooperation in the preservation, promotion and management of cultural heritage.
A second Australian art gallery has removed a centuries-old statue from display after a written request from the Indian government to return the artefact. This was after allegations that the statue was stolen from an ancient site in India and sold by an Indian art dealer on trial in Chennai for smuggling antiquities.
The International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) is the premier international gathering in the field of Asian Studies. It attracts participants from over 60 countries to engage in global dialogues on Asia that transcend boundaries between academic disciplines and geographic areas. Since 1997, ICAS has brought more than 17,000 academics together at eight conventions.
Mr Vinod Daniel, Chair of AusHeritage has been providing ongoing management advice and conservation training for the Grand Egyptian Museum being constructed in Giza (Egypt).
At the annual International seminar of RIPE GLOBAL opened by the Honourable Governor of Tamil Nadu Dr K. Rosaiah on February 28, 2014 in Chennai, The ASTRA (Association of Soft Skills Trainers) Service Excellence Award 2014 was awarded to AusHeritage Chairman and India Vision Institute CEO Mr Vinod Daniel for sustainable contribution to the field of Human Resource Development and Human Resource Management relating to his work on " Cultural Heritage and Blindness Prevention”.
AusHeritage is a network of Australian cultural heritage management organisations, established by the Australian Government in 1996. The network aims to facilitate the engagement of practitioners and organisations for the Australian heritage industry in the overseas arena.