Some experiences on monument preservation on the provincial level in Flanders

De Dijn, C. G. (1987) Some experiences on monument preservation on the provincial level in Flanders. In: Old cultures in new worlds. 8th ICOMOS General Assembly and International Symposium. Programme report - Compte rendu. US/ICOMOS, Washington, pp. 862-868. [Book Section]

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In Belgium the policy concerning preservation of monuments and sites has recently undergone considerable changes. Cultural affairs, including care of heritage, are autonomous competences of the cultural communities, what resulted in separate legislation and administration. On a level between regional government and local authorities are situated the initiatives of the provincial governments. The Province of Limburg is trying to put some different accent: the organisation of a sector for preservation of cultural heritage. The sector is composing by specialised services: nature, landscape, archaeology, history of art and architecture, care of monuments and sites, museums, etc

Item Type: Book Section
Authors:
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De Dijn, C. G.UNSPECIFIED
Languages: English
Keywords: protection of cultural heritage; decentralization; regional level; conservation policy; cultural identity; provincial level; Belgium
Subjects: E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 03. Monuments
E.CONSERVATION AND RESTORATION > 11. Legal protection and Administration
K.LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES > 03. National/Regional legislations
Name of monument, town, site, museum: Flanders, Belgium
ICOMOS Special Collection: Scientific Symposium (ICOMOS General Assemblies)
ICOMOS Special Collection Volume: 1987, 8th
Depositing User: Jose Garcia
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2011 10:36
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2011 10:37
URI: http://openarchive.icomos.org/id/eprint/788

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