Conference on Culture of Defence and Protection of Cultural Heritage in the Context of the War in Ukraine

12 de September de 2023

Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid

15 and 22 September - 2 and 6 October 2023

Activity subsidised by the General Secretariat of Defence Policy of the Ministry of Defence and with a UCM grant for the financing of Special Research Actions 2023 AEOC9/23-47.

Coordinator: Pilar Montero Vilar

DAY I - Friday 15 September 2023

16:30 Opening of the conference

16:40 Ethics in disaster situations. Javier Gil. Lecturer at the University of Oviedo. Director of the research project "Deberes éticos en contextos de desastres: DESASTRE" (Ethical duties in disaster contexts: DISASTER), funded by the BBVA Foundation.

17:30 Some propose while others dispose. Jesús Martínez Paricio. Professor. Complutense University of Madrid. Lecturer on the Master's Degree in Disaster Management. Member of the Academy of Military Sciences and Arts (ACAMI).

18:15 Coffee break.

18:45 Colloquium. Discussion

DAY II - Friday 22 September 2023

16:30 The challenges for repair of soundscape communities in the Colombian Caribbean: a review of the case of the El Salado massacre. César Augusto Velandia Silva. María Zambrano Postdoctoral Researcher, Heritage Risk and Emergency Management in Cultural Heritage Research Group.
, GREPAC. Architect and PhD in Geography from the University of Alicante.

17:15 Peace from below: challenges and opportunities for another peace. John Jairo Uribe Sarmiento. Anthropologist. Specialist in Regional Administration and Development. Lecturer and researcher at the Department of Family Studies of the Faculty of Legal and Social Sciences of the University of Caldas, Colombia.

18:00 Coffee break.

18:30 Colloquium. Discussion

DAY III - Monday 2 October 2023

16:30 Military ethics in the protection of humanity's cultural heritage in warfare. Juan Antonio Moliner González. Major General of the Air and Space Army (Retired). PhD in International Security. First Vice-President of the Academy of Military Arts and Sciences (ACAMI).

17:15 The international management of heritage protection in the Ukrainian war. Pilar Montero Vilar. Lecturer, Department of Painting and Conservation-Restoration, Complutense University of Madrid. Director of the Research Group on Risk and Emergency Management in Cultural Heritage, GREPAC.

18:00 Coffee break.

18:30 Ecological communication: places, remembering and forgetting. Stefano Magnolo. Researcher and lecturer in Sociology of Law at the University of Salento. Coordinator of the research group "Culture as a good and as a means" at the same University.

19:15 Colloquium. Discussion

DAY IV - Friday, 6 October 2023

16:30 Cultural Heritage and National Security. Rafael José de Espona. Doctor in Law.
Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania and Corresponding Academician and Member of the Military Law Section of the Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation of Spain.

17:00 Women, Peace and Security: United Nations Resolutions. Delia Blanco Terán. Feminist, General State Administration, President of the Interministerial Commission for Refugees from the Balkan War, National Deputy, and President of the Spanish Commission for Refugee Aid CEAR.

17:45 Coffee break.

18:30 Risk management in heritage protection and SAFs. Vicente Gonzalvo Navarro. Colonel of the Marine Infantry, graduate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces and Doctor in Law from the Carlos III University.

19:15 Colloquium. Discussion

20:00 Closure of the conference

Attendance is free of charge, but is subject to prior registration via a form at the following link: