Posts Tagged 'Heritage'

Exploring the River Marne: Reflections on Jean-Paul Kauffmann’s recently published book

on juin 25, 2013 in News by Aswathi Chandramohan | 2 Comments »
Exploring the River Marne: Reflections on Jean-Paul Kauffmann’s recently published book

A retrospective study of a river which is by turns turbulent, mythical and sensual. Journeying on foot up the river Marne to its source, Jean-Paul Kauffmann’s project is “to go back in time”, to the beginning. The journey is an opportunity for the author to “rediscover” the river, and is an attempt to restore it [...]

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Inland waterways, a book by Bernard Le Sueur

on jan 01, 2013 in Edito, Initiatives, Publications by Aswathi Chandramohan | No Comments »
Inland waterways, a book by Bernard Le Sueur

Navigation has remade its way back to the heart of the societies after a long gap, driven by a movement towards rediscovery and reappropriation of rivers, in other words ‘river-urbanisation’ (flurbanisation). Through Inland waterways (Glénat editions), the author presents a long history that progressively reveals examples varying between continuity and rupture.  He has comprehensively addressed [...]

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The Rhone river centre: re-defining cultural and economical perspectives of the river system

on déc 10, 2012 in Edito, Events, News by Aswathi Chandramohan | No Comments »
The Rhone river centre: re-defining cultural and economical perspectives of the river system

With the exhibition « Idées-Barge: inventer, imaginer le fleuve et ses bateaux », the Rhone river centre kickstarted the «River Transport Project» (Grand Projet Transport Fluvial). This project is about promoting river transport but also discovering the cultural wonders on the river banks. The industrial revolution heritage is also part of this project as the river [...]

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IS Rivers – Managing our rivers: Research and Action (Lyon, June 2012)

on avr 25, 2012 in Edito by admin | No Comments »
IS Rivers - Managing our rivers: Research and Action (Lyon, June 2012)

Newsflash: Interview with Anne Clémens, Director-General of the Rhone River Basin Research Observatory The first international conference on Integrative sciences and sustainable development of rivers will take place in Lyon, from 26 to 28 June 2012. It will allow scientists, regional authorities and other stakeholders to gain an insight into the complexity and diversity of [...]

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Vat Phou: Charting a new course on the banks of the Mekong

on mar 30, 2012 in Initiatives by Emmanuelle Robert | No Comments »
Vat Phou: Charting a new course on the banks of the Mekong

Resting on the banks of the Mekong River in Champasak province,  southern Laos, the Vat Phou natural heritage site embraces a vast cultural landscape dating from the period between the 6th and 13th centuries CE. Within it, a network of temples, sanctuaries and waterworks stretches along the axis linking Phu Kao Mountain to the river’s [...]

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