A new home for old artefacts - 4 June, 2021

Jun 08, 2021

The Hindu
by Vinod Daniel, Chair of AusHeritage

A planned decision to move the National Museum could serve the institution’s interests well

The National Museum in Delhi is a repository of India’s rich history and proud heritage. Over the past few months, many critical pieces have been written about the government’s decision to move the museum to the North and South Blocks. However, examples from other countries show that a planned move can serve the collection, comfort, and audience experience needs of the National Museum better. In addition to Egypt, where the impressive Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza will replace the crowded Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square in Cairo, many national museums have moved to new premises.

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Heritage Asia Pacific 2025, AusHeritage Symposium - 3 May 2021

Apr 27, 2021

AusHeritage are hosting a Free online symposium on Monday 3 May 2021, from 1:30pm to 5:40pm AEST.

One year on from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic we reflect and look toward the future of the heritage sector. What has been the impact of COVID-19 on heritage practice in the Asia Pacific region? What does the future look like, and the new opportunities created? What are the key lessons for the industry going forward?

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Sarkaritel.com interview with Vinod Daniel - 14 April, 2021

Apr 14, 2021

Sarkaritel.com is an Information-cum-News Portal in contact with Ministries and Departments in the Central & State Governments and Public Sector undertakings in India. Formed in April 2000, sarkaritel.com has been disseminating news related to government policies and programmes.

In April 2021, sarkaritel.com interviewed Vinod Daniel about his work in relation to his roles as Chair of AusHeritage, CEO of the India Vision Institute and Board Member of the International Council of Museums.

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Past present perfect - 11 Feb, 2021

Feb 12, 2021

Rajitha Menon, Deccan Herald, conducted the following interview

Being a museum specialist is not a career that immediately springs to mind while charting out one’s future path. But choosing to embark on the path less taken, Sydney-based Vinod Daniel has made a name for himself as an internationally renowned museum specialist.

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A way out of the labyrinth - 03 Jan, 2021

Feb 12, 2021

Rasshme Rao, Deccan Herald, conducted the following interview with internationally recognised heritage conservationist Vinod Daniel about the possible resurgence of museums post-Covid.

As a kid, one of my earliest memories of a Saturday outing was a visit to the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum in Bengaluru, or a weekend trip to Mysuru with the extended family to see the Mysuru Palace and its exhibits. Having grown up in an era where malls were unheard of and the Internet was still an unknown entity, we enjoyed visits to museums, parks, palaces, etc. But, children and young adults today don’t really appreciate visits to museums.

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