Partners and Collaborations
The Program is organized by the Interdepartmental University School for Strategic Sciences (SUISS) of the University of Turin, in collaboration with several partners.
The course is born in Turin, thanks to a synergy with the Italian Army Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies, the Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage, the Conservation and Restoration Centre "La Venaria Reale", the International Institute of Humanitarian Law.
The program is part of the activities of the UNESCO Chair on Economics of Culture and Heritage: Strategies for Protection and Development at the University of Torino.
Thanks to the technical-scientific support of the Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture, the master also collaborates with a strong network of national and international institutions and agencies including UNESCO, ICCROM, ICOM.
The course is managed by COREP and receives the generous support of Fondazione CRT.
UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
The University of Turin
is a university in the city of Turin, in the Piedmont region of north-western Italy. It is one of the oldest universities in Europe and one of the oldest in history (founded in 1404 by Ludovico Savoy-Acaja), and continues to play an important role in research and training. It is steadily ranked among the top 5 italian universities and it is ranked third for research activities in Italy.
The Interdepartmental University School of Strategic Sciences (SUISS
) is a special teaching structure of the University of Turin, specialized in strategic sciences and military studies.
ITALIAN ARMY - Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies
The Education and Training Command and School of Applied Military Studies
, situated in Turin, is responsible for the training fo the Italian Army personnel. Its tasks are divided into three areas: basic education, advanced education and language education. With about 1.000 Officers attending courses every year, a hundred civil students, 118 university teachers and 30 military teachers that teach more than 100 university subjects and 28 military subjects, the School represents one of the didactic centers of excellence and a nwe cultural centre of prestige for the city of Turin.
CARABINIERI Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage
The Carabinieri Command for the Protection of Cultural Heritage
was established on May 3rd, 1969, to deal with effective tools and targeted interventions to the alarming phenomenon of pauperization of the largest museum in the world: Italy.
Italy was the first nation in the world to have a police organization specialized in the specific sector, anticipating the recommendation of the General Conference of the UNESCO, which, from Paris, indicated to the acceding States the opportunity to adopt various measures aimed at preventing the acquisition of illegally exported goods and favoring the recovery of the stolen ones.
INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HUMANITARIAN LAW
The International Institute of Humanitarian Law
(IIHL) is an indipendent, non-profit humanitarian organization founded in 1970. The main purpose of the Institute is to promote the development of international humanitarian law, human rights, refugee law, immigration law and related issues. Thanks to its specific, well-tested experience, the Institute has earned an international reputation as a centre of excellence in the field of training, research, and the dissemination of all aspects of international humanitarian law.
CENTRE FOR RESTORATION AND CONSERVATION "LA VENARIA REALE"
The Foundation for Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage "La Venaria Reale"
was founded in 2005 as an institute for higher education and research in the field of restoration and conservation of cultural heritage. Together with training, the aims fo the Centre lie in the study and experimental research, in promoting the development of business in the area and in participating in international research and conservation programs.
Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture
The Fondazione Santagata for the Economics of Culture
, founded on April 13th 2018, on initiative of the Silvia Santagata Research Centre (CSS-EBLA), is a research team working on the models for the management of cultural heritage, with a specific reference to the economic dimension of development and to UNESCO related programs, and on the production of culture and cultural innovation.
UNESCO Chair in Economics of Culture and Heritage: strategies for protection and development
focuses on research, education and dissemination in the field of the economics of cultural heritage.
Data driven research is developed to better understand how culture can contribute to sustainable economic development, and identify effective strategies and policies, paying attention also to the threats to heritage sites (i.e. tourism pressure and volatility, climate change, disasters, conflicts). The exchange of studies, experiences and practices among several actors working in the field of the economics of culture, are the main driver of the Chair activity.
promotes, both the research and the dissemination of the results, in its academic and capacity building programmes, contributing to raise awareness on the opportunities and challenges to consider culture and heritage as a lever for sustainable development strategies.
develops educational tools to help people live as global citizens free of hate and intolerance. It works so that each child and citizen has access to quality education. By promoting cultural heritage and the equal dignity of all cultures, UNESCO strengthens bonds among nations. The organization also fosters scientific programmes and policies as platform for development and cooperation, standing up for freedom of expression, as a fundamental right and a key condition for democracy and development.
ICCROM - International Centre for the study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property
is an intergovernmental organization working in service to its Member States to promote the conservation of all forms of cultural heritage, in every region of the world. It operates in the spirit of the 2001 UNESCO Universal Declaration on Cultural Diversity. For more than six decades, ICCROM has parnered with Member States to support them in safeguarding heritage within their borders and beyond. Working at the international and governmental levels, and with institutions and professionals and the general public with an interest in heritage.
ICOM - INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF MUSEUMS
is a membership association and a non-governmental organization born in 1946, which establishes professional and ethical standards for museum activities. As forum of experts, it makes recommendations on issues related to cultural heritage, promotes capacity building and advanced knowledge. ICOM is the voice of museum professionals on international stage and raises public cultural awareness through global networks and co-operation programs.
General Directorate for Cultural Heritage Security of the Italian Ministry of Culture
The General Directorate for Cultural Heritage Security of the Italian Ministry of Culture
ensures, in compliance with the guidelines and directives of the Secretary General, the conception, planning, coordination, implementation and monitoring of all initiatives in the field of risk prevention and safety of the cultural heritage and coordination of interventions resulting from national and international emergencies, also in collaboration with other competent administrations.
INTERPOL - International Criminal Police Organization
is an inter-governmental organization with 194 member countries, which help police in all of them to work together to make the world a safer place.
To do this, INTERPOL enables them to share and access data on crimes and criminals, and offers a range of technical and operational support.
In each country, an INTERPOL National Central Bureau (NCB) provides the central point of contact for the General Secretariat and other NCBs. An NCB is run by national police officials and usually sits in the government ministry responsible for policing.
The General Assembly is the governing body and it brings all countries together once a year to take decisions.
ITALIAN NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR UNESCO
The Italian National Commission for UNESCO
, established in 1950, aims at promoting the connection, information, consultation and implementation of UNESCO programs in Italy. The Italian National Commission for UNESCO collaborates in the organization of the Master's seminar series.
POST-CONFLICT OPERATIONS STUDY CENTRE
The Post Conflict Operations Study Centre
(PCOSC) is a component of the “Comando per la Formazione e Scuola di Applicazione dell’Esercito”, involved in two main areas of activity:
research, study and development of Post-Conflict Operations issues (doctrine); education and training of military and civilian personnel.
CULTURAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE - Prince Claus Fund
The Cultural Emergency Response
(Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development) provides quick help to evacuate, stabilise or rescue cultural heritage that is under imminent threat of destruction or that has been damaged by man-made or natural disasters.
ICOMOS - International Council on Monuments and Sites
is a non-governmental international organisation dedicated to the conservation of the world's monuments and sites. Its mission is to promote the conservation, protection, use and enhancement of monuments, building complexes and sites. It participates in the development of doctrine and the evolution and distribution of ideas, and conducts advocacy.
Journal of Cultural Heritage Crime
The Journal of Cultural Heritage Crime (JCHC)
is an online journalistic publication founded in 2018. It is conceived on the web as a container of in-depth analysis, the first in Italy, in which the facts that daily see cultural heritage threatened, violated and the object of crime find space.
The editorial activity of the Journal is possible thanks to Art Crime Project, a Social Promotion Association founded in 2020 with the aim of raising awareness among citizens and promoting knowledge of the instruments of protection and activities to combat crimes against cultural heritage.
Superintendence for Archaeology, Fine Arts and Landscape for Turin
The Superintendence for Archeology, Fine Arts and Landscape
for the Metropolitan City of Turin was established by Decree n.171 of the President of the Council of Ministers on 29 August 2014.
It has the task of ensuring the protection of archaeological, architectural, historical-artistic and landscape heritage in the territory of the metropolitan city of Turin.
ROYAL MUSEUMS of turin - MRT
The Royal Museums of Turin
, born in 1563, are one of the largest and most diverse museum complexes in Europe and are equal, for their size and for the value of their collections, to the major European royal residences.
They are located in the heart of the ancient city and offer an itinerary of history, art and nature that winds through over 3 km of museum, on 30,000 square meters of exhibition and storage spaces, 7 hectares of gardens, with testimonies dating from prehistoric times to modern age.
MUSEO EGIZIO DI TORINO
The Museo Egizio
is world’s the oldest museum devoted entirely to ancient Egyptian culture.
It is specialized in Egyptian archaeology and anthropology, housing one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities, with more than 30,000 artefacts. In 2015 it received about 772,900 visitors
was the first Senate of the Italian Kingdom, and takes its traditional name from the embellishments it received under two queens (madama) of the House of Savoy. The Palace houses the Turin City Museum of Ancient Art: a large collection of paintings, statues, church ornaments, porcelain, and decorative art, mostly from the late Middle Ages to the 18th century.
NATIONAL HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF ARTILLERY
The National Historical Museum of Artillery
has about 11,000 artifacts that, starting from prehistory, come to modern times. They are divided into different categories: artillery and related accessories, various models, ammunition, long portable weapons, short portable weapons, wheeled plates, flint and luminel, primers and accessories for ancient weapons, white weapons, flags, various trophies, medals and paintings.
CASTLE OF MONCALIERI
The Castle of Moncalieri is a palace in Moncalieri (Metropolitan City of Turin), which is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy listed by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites in 1997. It was built around 1100 by Thomas I of Savoy and, nowadays, the palace hosts the 1st Carabinieri Regiment "Piemonte" and it is part of the Piedomntese Museum Pole - Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities.
The CAMERA - Italian Centre for Photography
is a project which is rooted in the desire to provide Italy with a specialised centre dedicated to photography as a form of language, documentation and artistic expression, with the aim of valorising and promoting Italian photography in a permanent and creative dialogue with international experiences.
The CRT Foundation
is a private non-profit organization whose activity finds its ideal roots in the philantropic work carried out since 1827 by the Cassa di Risparmio di Torino.
It intervenes in the key sector of Piedmont and Aosta Valley's development, which leads to three macro-area: Arts and Culture, Research and Education, Welfare and Territory.
Compagnia di San Paolo
The Compagnia di San Paolo
pursues socially useful objectives in order to promote cultural, civil and economic development with the income from its assets.
Article three of the Articles of Association states that the Compania operates in the sectors allowed under Legislative Decree 17th May 1999 no. 153, from which relevant areas are chosen every three years. In any case, the Compagnia only makes this choice within the broad areas in which its institutional activity is organized, such as research and health, the arts, cultural heritage and activities, cultural innovation, and social policy.
Among the very few Consortia that have brought together the Piedmontese University System, COREP
was established in 1987 and nowadays implements collaboration initiatives between the University of Turin, the world of production and services and local public institutions in three main areas of intervention: high-level specialist training, support for innovation and services for Consurtium Members.