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HERITAGE Asia – Pacific (heritAP)

A Network of Heritage Practitioners supported by WHITRAP Shanghai

Prof. Carolina CASTELLANOS
Country: Mexico
Major(s):

Conservation of movable heritage

Institution/Organization:

Independent

Position/Title:

Senior Consultant

Professional/Research Area(s):

Development of management systems to cultural heritage policy, climate change and sustainable development initiatives

Short Resume:

Carolina Castellanos holds a Ba. in conservation of movable heritage from the Escuela Nacional de Conservación (Mexico), and MA. in anthropology and archaeology from UNAM (Mexico).
For over 20 years, she has consulted for international heritage organizations, including the Getty Conservation Institute, ICCROM, ICOMOS and UNESCO’s World Heritage Centre, on a variety of issues ranging from the development of management systems to cultural heritage policy. She has lead heritage planning initiatives in efforts to integrate heritage places as drivers for development as well as field conservation projects. She has served as World Heritage Advisor for ICOMOS International, focusing mainly on the state of conservation and management of World Heritage properties around the globe, for which she has carried out several l advisory missions in different parts of the world.
She contributes to research related to UNESCO´s World Heritage Earthen Architecture Programme, as well as climate change and sustainable development initiatives and frequently teaches heritage management and conservation planning at regional and international courses.