ICME, INTERCOM & ICOM Azerbaijan Hybrid Joint Conference Transforming Collecting Policies in Museums: The Need for Leadership and Societal Responsibility hold in Baku on the dates 13-15 October 2021 successfully completed its work.
The hybrid conference was organized within the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan and the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum.
The conference was attended by 10 specialists in-person from Azerbaijan, Russia, Slovenia, Croatia, Germany, Romania, and the Netherlands together with the Chairs of international committees.
The 3-day conference included presentations by 20 speakers on the following topics: Decolonizing Museums: Restitution, Repatriation & Healing, Museums and Ethnotourism, Leadership and Museum Management for Our Times.
As part of the cultural program, the conference guests had a tour in the Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum, visit the YARAT Contemporary Art Space, the Old City Museum Center, the Heydar Aliyev Center, the Azerbaijan National Museum of Art, The National Museum of history of Azerbaijan, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscapes.