18 Juillet 2014

Réunion de travail sur la mise en œuvre de l'Initiative thématique de l'UNESCO «Astronomie et patrimoine mondial». Etudes et recherches sur le patrimoine technologique lié à l'exploration spatiale









 Formulaire de participation (angl.)

 +d'nfo sur l'Initiative  thématique de l'UNESCO «Astronomie et patrimoine mondial» 

 +d'info sur la 40e Assemblée scientifique du COSPAR, les 2–10 Aout 2014, Moscou


Associated Event of the 40th Scientific Assembly of COSPAR  

Working Meeting on the Implementation of the UNESCO Thematic Initiative

“Astronomy and World Heritage”


Studies and research on technological heritage connected with space exploration

6 - 7 August 2014


Venue             Moscow State University, Shuvalovsky building, room S6-36 on the six floor

Lomonosovsky prospect, 27, bldg. 4


Organisers     Academician Professor Mikhail Marov, Vice Chair AWH Working Group,

Russian Academy of Science

(in agreement with the COSPAR Secretariat)


6 August 2014 / 10 am – 1 pm

-           Welcoming Remarks by Prof. M. Marov


-           Progress report on the implementation of the AWH Initiative, including iInformation on the Decisions of the World Heritage Committee      

by Ms. Anna Sidorenko, Coordinator Astronomy and World Heritage Thematic Initiative


-           Introductory remarks on the current status of the studies and research on technological heritage connected with space exploration (thematic and organizing issues, the elaboration of a scoping study)                                                  

by Prof. M. Marov   


-           Round Table Discussion

Topics for discussion:

  • The UNESCO Thematic Initiative “Astronomy and World Heritage” as an opportunity to establish a link between Science and Culture towards recognition and protection of Heritage of Science and Technology

  • Global Thematic Study on Heritage of Science and Technology, including studies and research on technological heritage connected with space exploration, requested by the World Heritage Committee at its 36th session (St. Petersburg, 2012) - cross-disciplinary multi-stakeholders collaboration

  • Establishment of cooperation between the World Heritage Centre, specialized agencies and relevant interdisciplinary scientific initiatives

  • Possible contribution to the scoping study

6 August 2014 / 2:30 pm – 6 pm

-           Continuing Discussion and Preparing a Minute                     

-           Wrap up

7 August 2014 / 10 am – 4 pm       

Visit to the Rocketry-Space Museum of the RSC ENERGIYA, Korolev, Moscow suburb

(Bus depart from the Shuvalovsky building on 10 am sharp)



Please transmit the attached form by 18 July 2014 to Prof. Marov at marovmail@yandex.ru with copy to Ms Anna Sidorenko, Coordinator Thematic Initiative “Astronomy and World Heritage” a.sidorenko@unesco.org