OUR PROJECTS

The activities of Culture of Origins are focused on cultural intangible heritage of Mankind.

ON THE  ORIGINS OF THE CULTURAL HERITAGE (CIPOP)

FLAGSHIP ACTION
 — MULTIDISCIPLINARY CENTRE

The International multidisciplinary Centre on the origins of the cultural heritage:

A unique venue for discussions and evaluation among specialists of the heritage (archeologists, paleontologists, historians, anthropologists, philosophers, chemists, linguists, botanists…) to compare, register and coordinate their discoveries in order to come closer to the truth about the origins of the heritage.

 

This first Centre dedicated to the original sources of the heritage will cooperate with national  and international research universities and institutes.

 A venue for discussions and debates on converging and diverging research works on the cultural sources of the intangible heritage in view of their enrichment.
 

Exchange, evaluate, compare, confront research undertaken by specialists :  archeologists, paleontologists,  anthropologists ,  ethnologists, historians, architects, botanists, linguists…..

 

A Centre for coordination and inventory :

  • Creation of a data bank « Memory » , safeguard of cultural sources of the heritage

  • Organisation of international conferences

 

Key Objective :

Bring in the limelight the most probable origins of the intangible heritage

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 THE ORIGINS OF PERFUME

INCENSE AND PERFUME

  • Multidisciplinary meeting on oliban resin, a millinary perfume
     

Endemic material of the Sultanate of Oman Natural and Cultural Heritage of Mankind for The development of natural perfumes.

In the framework of the rapprochement between the Sultanate of Oman and France, Culture of Origins, in cooperation with Omani universities and the concerned Omani institutions, is proposing a meeting in the Sultanate of Oman among researchers (historians, archeologists, anthropologists, botanists, chemists…) and horticulturists, extractors of resin and perfumers.

  • Exhibition "Millennium Perfume Incense"

This event will be contemporary, cultural and scientific. In this time of globalization, it will focus on anchoring cultural wealth and revealing the contributions of cultures and civilizations to the intangible heritage of perfume throughout history.

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THE ORIGINS OF TEXTILE

Project entitled “Memory of World Textiles”: Research on traditional know-how in textiles; Preservation and valorization in cooperation with French High fashion.