AusHeritage Mission to Central Asia – Nov 2002

Christina Sumner, Curator, International Decorative Arts, Powerhouse Museum and Guy Petherbridge, Cultural Asset Management and Heritage Technologies, undertook another mission to the Central Asian republics of Uzbekistan (including the Autonomous Republic of Karakalpakstan), Kazakhstan and Tajikistan in November 2002 to further advance projects which were in collaboration with UNESCO and national institutions, such as an exhibition in Australia, visits to institutions involved in the UNESCO/AusHeritage HeritageNet Training Program in International Museums Cataloguing Standards, the Living Ceramic Traditions of Central Asia Project and the Karakalpakstan Heritage Resources Development Program. A report on the mission and these Central Asian initiatives was provided in AuseHeritage No.2.