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November 1, 2013

MoHO 2nd Regional Symposium


The Modern Heritage Observatory’s second regional symposium brought together experts from the MENA region and beyond to discuss and debate crucial issues pertaining to the preservation of modern cultural heritage in the Arab world and beyond.
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September 26, 2013

MoHO 5th National Meeting


The Modern Heritage Observatory’s 5th National networking meeting in Lebanon took place on 26 September 2013 in Beirut. Its theme was 'Preservation & Archiving Best Practices for paper documents, photographs and audiovisual materials'.
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Event Program [PDF]

June 9, 2013

Celebration of International Archives Day


An Open House event was held on June 9, 2013 at the Arab Center for Architecture to celebrate the International Archives Day. Many visitors enjoyed discovering original drawings and documents, as well as photos, books and magazines through guided tours of the center and the collections while drinking coffee on the terrace which offers a stunning 360 degree view on Beirut.
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May 13, 2013

Exhibition: Modern Design & Architecture in the Arab World: The Beginnings of a Project


In its first exhibition, “Modern Design and Architecture in the Arab world: the Beginnings of a Project,” the Arab Center for Architecture (ACA) showcases local modernity and the design work of its pioneering architects. A selection of drawings, documents, photographs and models from ACA’s archives and private collections highlight the work of a generation of architects who lived and practiced in Lebanon and thus shaped the Modern Heritage of the country.
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April 11, 2013

MoHO 4th National Meeting


The meeting was the occasion to introduce the recently launched online platform www.modernheritageobservatory.org and to ask for partners' contributions. The upcoming International Archives Day on June 9 was discussed to suggest a collective activity for the MoHO network to mark the day.
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Minutes of meeting [PDF]

February 21, 2013

MoHO 1st Regional Symposium


Designed as a symposium on modern cultural heritage, the one day-event brought together key actors in the field of cultural heritage preservation from across the Middle East and beyond. The symposium was an opportunity for cultural heritage actors to gather together to share experiences, and reflect on how they can collaborate to expand their activities and develop common goals with a view to lobbying for policy change to better protect Modern Heritage in the region.
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October 24, 2012

MoHO 3rd National Meeting


The Modern Heritage Observatory reunited at the Arab Image Foundation’s premises for its third networking meeting, which focused on the legal aspects of cultural heritage preservation. Three lawyers were invited as speakers, to shed light on various intersections between the legal sphere and heritage. The meeting closed with a Q&A session followed by a discussion.
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Minutes of meeting [PDF]


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