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6.2. State Preservation of Cultural Heritage: How It Works

May 28 2015
10:00 - 14:30
Hall III

Track: 6. Cultural Heritage/ Public Interest/ Environment

Description

The discussion will address the following issues:

  1. Relevant problems of legal regulation regarding works at the cultural heritage objects, their sites and protected areas: possible ways to remove existing legal bottlenecks and loopholes;
  2. Reduction of administrative barriers: legal methods to strike a balance between the interests of investors and preservation of cultural heritage;
  3. Government control of conditions, maintenance, conservation, use, promotion and government protection of cultural heritage as a practical implementation of public preservation safeguards;
  4. Establishing legitimacy of urban construction at the cultural heritage sites and protected areas;
  5. Aspects of legal regulation regarding property rights restrictions (encumbrances) through requirements to the cultural heritage preservation;
  6. Investment in cultural heritage: fact or fiction;
  7. Carrying out of the activities aimed at preserving objects of cultural heritage that affect their structure and other aspects of their safety and security: possible ways to eliminate the current conflicts of laws and gaps in city planning legislation;
  8. Specific regulatory features of city planning within the premises and areas of the objects of cultural heritage.

Moderator

Aleksandr Kibovskiy

Head of the Moscow Department of Culture, Moscow City Government


Biography

Born 15 November 1973, Moscow.

Education, academic degree:

1995: Graduated with honours from Russian State University for the Humanities.

2000: Completed postgraduate studies, awarded PhD in History.

Professional experience:

2000–2001: Served in the Navy.

2001–2004: Deputy department head and chief of a division in the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation.

2004–2006: Employed on the staff of the Government Executive Office.

2006–2008: Deputy Director, Government Department of Mass Communications, Culture and Education.

2008–2010: Head of the Federal Service for Monitoring Compliance with Cultural Heritage Protection Law.

February 2010: Awarded the rank of Actual State Councillor of the Russian Federation 2nd Class.

November 2010: Appointed Moscow Government Minister and Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage.

6 June 2013: Appointed Acting Moscow Government Minister and Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage.

17 September 2013: Appointed Moscow Government Minister and Head of the Department of Cultural Heritage.

11 March 2015: Appointed Moscow Government Minister, Head of the Moscow Department of Culture.

Achievements, awards:

Awarded the Medal for Service in Marine Infantry.

August 2009: Awarded the Honorary Certificate of the President of the Russian Federation.

Speakers

Dimitrij Davydov

Chief Legal Officer, Regional Association of Westphalia-Lippe


Biography

Education, academic degree:

Graduated from the University of Bonn in both legal studies (PhD) and art history (PhD). His doctor’s thesis in jurisprudence deals with the conflict of the protection of cultural heritage with the fundamental right of private property.

Professional experience:

He started his career in the field of protection of cultural heritage as a preservationist in the regional agencies on preservation of monuments and sites in Rhineland and Westphalia-Lippe.

Since 2013 he has been the Chief legal officer in the Department for heritage preservation, landscape and building culture of the regional association Wastphalia-Lippe in Münster.

Since 2010 he has been a lecturer at the Monument Academy of the German Foundation for Monument Protection. He is a member of ICOMOS Germany and the German National committee on the protection of monuments (Vice-Chairman of the working group on law and taxes).

Professional interests:

He has wide-ranging interests in heritage sciences and has published extensively, focusing on the legislation on monuments and sites.

Vyacheslav Fatin

President, All-Russian Public Organization "The Union of Restorers of Russia"


Biography

Education/Academic Degrees:

2005 - graduated from the Institute of Information Technologies, Economy and Management, Degree in Finance and Credit, qualified economist.

2012 - graduated from the public institution of higher professional education "Moscow State Academy of Communal Economy and Construction", Degree in Industrial and Civil Construction, qualified engineer.

Professional experience:

Since 2010 he has been Executive Director of the Federal Unitary Enterprise “Central Research and Restoration Project Workshop”.

Since 2010 he has been supervising the creative team of the Workshop to develop the research project on the outlook of New Jerusalem complex in the suburb of Moscow - monastery with the surrounding architecture and landscape of "Russian Palestine".

He is scientific and technical supervisor of construction and restoration project and received the Honorary Certificate of the Charity Fund for Restoration of New Jerusalem Resurrection Monastery and Letter of Acknowledgement from the Abbot of the New Jerusalem Resurrection Stavropegial Monastery in 2011.

He is the Head of the dedicated team for conservation of one of the most precious and unique old Russian architecture landmark in the city of Moscow, Pokrov Cathedral at the Red Square, as well as State Duma and museum quarter facilities, so he was awarded the Certificate from the State History Museum Director.

His creative activities to protect national historical and cultural heritage are closely connected with reconstruction and conservation of the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory. Under his supervision the great and extremely complicated job was done to conserve this signature architecture landmark. For this endeavour in 2011 he received the Letter of Acknowledgement from the RF Ministry of Culture.

To improve efficiency in implementation of the federal program to preserve historical and cultural monuments, he provides expert support in drafting conservation programs and takes an important part in handling the biggest challenges to protect cultural heritage in the regions.

He combines his practical work to conserve national culture monuments with active community service. He is a regular participant of the Research and Methodological Council for Protection and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (historical and cultural monuments) of Russian nations and Technical Council on Standardisation in the field of cultural heritage conservation under the RF Ministry of Culture. Since 2014 he has been the President of the National Public Organisation "Russian Union of Conservators".

Gideon Koren

Vice-President, ICOMOS


Biography

Education, academic degree:

LL.B and LL.M with a distinction from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law.

Professional experience:

1982 – 1984 – Chairman of the Student Union of the Faculty of Law.

1984 – Intern and articled clerk at the Supreme Court of Israel.

1985 – Associate attorney at Weil law firm, Israel.

1983 – present – Adjunct teacher/lecturer on Heritage Preservation Laws at: The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Law; The Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty of Social Sciences; Tel-Aviv University, School of architecture, Bezalel Academy of arts School of architecture, The lsraeli Technion, School of architecture.

1989 – present – Legal advisor to the Society for Preservation of Israel Heritage Sites.

2001 – 2008 – Founding partner in Ben Zvi-Koren & co. law offices in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

2008 – present – Founding partner in Gideon Koren & co. law offices in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

ICOMOS Positions:

1997 – Founding member of ICLAFI (ICOMOS Scientific Committee on Legal, Administrative and Financial Issues).

1999 – present – Member of ICOMOS Israel Executive Committee.

2000 – 2003 – Vice President of ICLAFI.

2003 – 2009 – Secretary General of ICLAFI.

2004 – 2013 – ICOMOS Israel President.

2008 – 2011 – ICOMOS International Executive Committee member.

2009 – present – ICLAFI President.

2011 – present – ICOMOS International Vice President.

Sergey Makarov

Chairman, Committee for State Control, Utilization and Protection of Historical and Cultural Landmarks of Saint-Petersburg City Administration

Biography

Born in 1971.

Education, academic degree:

In 2000 he graduated from the Law Faculty of the Saint Petersburg State University.

Professional experience:

Since 2000 works in executive bodies of the government.

From 2003 to August 2014, first deputy chairman of the Legal Committee with the Administration of the Governor of Saint Petersburg.

Since August 2014, chairman of the Committee for State Control, Utilization and Protection of Historical and Cultural Landmarks.

Galina Malanicheva

President of the Central Council, All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments


Biography

Born on June 27, 1947 in Bukhta Olga, Olginsky region, Primorsky Krai.

Education, Academic Degree:

In 1969 graduated from Faculty of History, Perm State University.

Professional Experience:

Chairperson of the Main Board of All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments, member of the Presidential Council for Culture and Art, member of the Civic Chamber of the Moscow Oblast', chairperson of the Commission on Architecture and Urban Planning of the Civic Chamber of the Moscow Oblast', currently she is Russian Federation Civil Chamber's expert on preservation, use and promotion of historical and cultural monuments.

1969–1971 – teacher of history, Perm secondary school No 106.

1971–1976 – executive secretary of the Perm regional branch of All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments.

1976–1977 – manager of the regional House of Folk Art and Recreation, Department of Culture, Perm Oblast'.

1977–1982 – deputy director for education, Perm cultural college.

Since 1982 she has been elected for the posts of executive secretary and deputy chairperson of the Main Board of All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments.

In 2005 she was elected to the Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation.

Achievements and Awards:

Honoured Cultural Worker of the Russian Federation.

Winner of the 2011 Russian Federation State Prize for Literature and Arts.

Decorated with the medals Veteran of Labour, In Commemoration of the 850th Anniversary of Moscow and Russian Orthodox Church's 3d class Order of St. Princess Olga.

Honorary Member of All-Russian Society for the Preservation of Historical and Cultural Monuments.

Winner of the Eduard Voloshin prize Imperskaya kultura ("Imperial culture").

Winner of the prize Moskovkaya restavratsiya ("Moscow restoration").

Winner of the prize Khraniteli naslediya ("Keepers of the past").

Sergey Mirzoyan

Deputy Head of Department - Chief Inspector in the Field of State Protection of Objects of Cultural Heritage of the Сity of Moscow, Department of Cultural Heritage of the City of Moscow

Biography

Education, academic degree:

In 1998 he graduated cum laude from the Moscow Law Institute of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation, major in legal studies.

In 2003 he completed his part-time Ph.D. studies at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations of the RF Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

In 2004 he defended his Ph.D. thesis and received Ph.D. degree (Russian degree: candidate of legal sciences).

In 2010 he graduated cum laude from the Russian Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Russian Federation, major in public and municipal administration.

Professional experience:

Between 1998-2005 he worked in the Legal Department (Chief Legal Office) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russian Federation on various positions (from Inspector to Group Lead).

Between 2005-2012 he worked in the Government Executive Office of Russian Federation as Deputy Head of the Division, Head of the Administrative Department Division, RF Government.

Since March 2012 he has been civil servant in the Department of Moscow Cultural Heritage as Deputy Head of the Department of Moscow Cultural Heritage – Chief State Cultural Heritage Protection Inspector in the city of Moscow.

Was appointed Сlass 2 State Advisor of the city of Moscow.

Achievements, rewards:

He received the Honorary Certificate of the Government Executive Office of Russian Federation and some departmental awards.

Letter of Acknowledgement of the Minister of Moscow Government, Head of the Department of Moscow Cultural Heritage (2012).

Honorary Certificate of the Department of Moscow Cultural Heritage (2013).

Natalya Romashova

Director of Law Department, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation

Biography

Education, Academic Degree:

Graduated from Law Faculty of Moscow University of Consumer Cooperation.

Professional Experience:

In 2000–2012, worked for executive bodies of the Federal Government.

In 2012, appointed director of the Legal Department of the Ministry of Culture of Russia.

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