Clara Arokiasamy to visit the LSA
President of ICOMOS-UK and Chair of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee, Clara Arokiasamy OBE, is to visit the Liverpool School of Architecture on the 4th April 2022. Clara will run a workshop with some of our postgraduate students from 9:30 to 3:30, and then, invited by the Liverpool School of Architecture’s Women’s Group, Clara will be presenting her lecture, From A Suitcase To Acomplishments With Friends And Foes As Travel Companions, to the School at 4.00.
Biography: Clara Arokiasamy OBE
Clara is the President of ICOMOS-UK and Chair of the Intangible Cultural Heritage Committee, which she founded in 2012. Her involvement, as a senior manager and non-executive member, in the planning and delivery of arts and heritage services in the UK spans local government, community sector, and Non- Government Departments, over a period of 25 years. She was Deputy Director Operations at the Heritage Lottery Fund, a member of the Culture Committee at the UK National Commission for UNESCO, Vice President of the International Committee for Intangible Cultural Heritage at ICOMOS International and a member of the Strategic Review Committee at ICOM International. She also chaired the London Mayor’s Heritage and Diversity Task Force and the Open University’s research board on Cultural Rights and Kenya’s New Constitution. She worked with EU Commission on EU- funded interventions on cultural heritage. Clara is currently a member of the Rights Based Approach International Working Group which is concerned with peoples’ cultural rights and liaises with Indigenous Heritage Working Group at ICOMOS International. She has consulted on cultural heritage in Europe, Canada and America for academic, community and arts and heritage sectors.