Sustainable heritage management: something to do with value
17 January 2019, 5:45 pm–8:00 pm
This event is free.
Institute for Sustainable Heritage
225, Second FloorCentral House14 Upper Woburn plLondonWC1H 0NN
In her lecture Agnes Brokerhof will discuss the importance of cultural values for sustainable heritage management. She will present methods to assess current value, to identify and develop potential value, and to analyze possible loss of value. With a number of case studies from collection management practice she will illustrate how these methods can help when discussing heritage management issues with stakeholders.
About the speaker
Agnes Brokerhof studied Chemistry and Art History at Leiden University (The Netherlands). From 1989 through 1991 she worked at the Australian Museum in Sydney and was a research fellow at CSIRO in Canberra (Australia). After the ICCROM course ‘Scientific Principles of Conservation’ in Rome (1992) she joined the Central Research Laboratory for Objects of Art and Science in Amsterdam as conservation scientist. Subsequently she worked at ICN (Instituut Collectie Nederland) in the areas of preventive conservation, value assessment and collection risk management. Since the merger of ICN into the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE) in 2011 she is a senior conservation scientist at its State Heritage Laboratory in Amsterdam where she conducts research and gives advice to heritage organizations. She also teaches and coaches the implementation of value and risk assessment in collection management.
Image Credit: Agnes Brokerhof