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Professor DiStefano, Lynne Delehanty 狄麗玲

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Adjunct Professor, Architectural Conservation Programme
Visiting Professor

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Professor DiStefano, Lynne Delehanty 狄麗玲

Title:
Adjunct Professor, Architectural Conservation Programme
Visiting Professor

Also Cited As:
DiStefano, L

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
1995University of California, BerkeleyCertificate in Museum Management
1988University of York (England)Advanced Studies in Materials and Techniques of Conservation
1973University of PennsylvaniaPh.D.
1964Boston UniversityM.A.
1962Russell Sage CollegeB.A.
Biography

Prof. Lynne DiStefano was one of the three founders of the HKU Architectural Conservation Programme (ACP), and she served as the second Director of ACP from 2003-2005. She was previously a tenured professor at the University of Western Ontario, as well as Chief Curator of Museum London in Ontario, Canada. She has been extensively involved with UNESCO’s efforts in heritage conservation. In 2001, she was invited through UNESCO by the Mayor’s Office of Vigan City in the Philippines as an advisor to the conservation masterplan of the Vigan World Heritage Site. In 2008, she was appointed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) as one of four World Heritage Advisors. Prior to this, she was appointed by ICOMOS as an Expert for the World Heritage application of China’s “Kaiping Diaolou and Villages” (2007), and, additionally, she was the Technical Evaluator for the World Heritage applications of China’s “Fujian Tulou” (2008) and South Korea’s “Historic Villages of Korea: Hahoe and Yangdong” (2009). In 2011, she was appointed by ICOMOS to carry out a Reactive Monitoring Mission for a World Heritage Site in the Philippines – “Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras.” In 2012, she was again appointed by ICOMOS to carry out a Reactive Monitoring Mission for another World Heritage Site, this time in Laos – “Vat Phou and Associated Ancient Settlements within the Champasak Cultural Landscape.”

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2005-07-01Hong Kong Heritage Award (2004)—Award of Honour for the Architectural Conservation Programme in the School Category of the Heritage Education and Publicity Awards.: Hong Kong SAR Government
Research Achievement
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Area of Expertise:
Area of Expertise (EN)Area of Expertise (ZH)
Site interpretation
Heritage impact assessment
Cultural mapping
Cultural heritage (understanding significance)
Conservation planning
Conservation management
Spoken Languages:
Spoken Language(s) (EN)Spoken Language(s) (ZH)
English英語
Written Languages:
Written Language(s) (EN)Written Language(s) (ZH)
English英文
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