‘Future of the past’ is focus for April global colloquium on cultural heritage preservation

The preservation of cultural heritage will be the focus of the eighth Global Colloquium of University Presidents (UNGC) being hosted by Yale on April 12-13, along with a series of related public events from April 6–15. Information about the colloquium and public events can be found online.

“We want future leaders to appreciate the importance of cultural heritage and to pitch in protecting it,” Yale President Peter Salovey has said in discussing why he chose the preservation of cultural heritage as the focus for the colloquium, a meeting of university presidents and faculty from around the world on behalf of, and with the support and participation of United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.