Patrimoine de l’industrie/Industrial Patrimony
Patrimoine de l’Industrie/Industrial Patrimony is T.I.C.C.I.H.
Journal created in 1999 by Louis Bergeron and Maria Teresa
Maiullari-Pontois, published and financed, since January 1st, 2005, by
in its role of T.I.C.C.I.H European Agency. The journal il puslbished in
partnership with the I.C.O.M.O.S.
It is a semestral publication, appearing end of June and end of
December, in an A4 format and about 112 pages, except in the case of
special issues A double colour printed cover welcomes texts and
illustrations in black and white.
This journal is the only one today addressing, at an international and
interdisciplinary level, the problem of widespreading the knowledge of
industrial heritage, of supporting the values which it conveys in all
contries having experienced the centuries-long trend in technological
progress and industrialisation, of the conservation, reuse and
enhancement of the material and immaterial testimonies which are
constituting that heritage.
Each issue is coming in three main parts: the first one being
consacrated to a specific thematic; the second one, of monographs
concerning a presentation of case studies (monuments, sites, landscapes)
or of original experiences (museums, conferences, projects); the third
one, of books reviews and to news of the activities and projects which
Koinetwork is involved in or is following.
The collaborators of the journal are mainly members of T.I.C.C.I.H.
network (Board members, National Representatives, individual or
corporate members), however that first circle is continuously getting
wider, thanks to the policy of the Editorial Committee, which aims to
enlarging the international diffusion of the journal, as well as to a
permanent attention to new areas – geographical ones, thematically
specialized – or to new authors, coming from various and complementary
An noticeable room has been reserved, in the course of the years, to
articles dealing with Italian cases – to meaningful authors, sites,
experiences in that country.
However, the constant preoccupation of the journal has been to accompany
the extension and the strengthening of interest towards industrial
heritage in all countries of Europe and of other continents, especially
in Central America, Latin America and Asia, i.e. continents on which
national T.I.C.C.I.H. committees have appeared and have been structuring
themselves along the two last decades, thus favouring the revival of a
valuable cultural and scientific culture in that specific thematic
The journal attempts to be “a window open to the world” in its sphere of
and needs attentive and active authors and readers, in order to be able
to remain faithful to its fundamental principles and to its
institutional finalities, as well as to meet its ambition of thematic
enlargement and of connecting heritage, didactics and research
European Group of Economic Interest,
created in 2003 and managed by Maria Teresa Maiullari-Pontois, member of
TICCIH Board of Trustees. Koinetwork has taken over the financing of the
publication, formerly guaranteed by public subventions, in particular
from the French Ministry of Research, and later by the Ecomusée de la
Communauté Urbaine Le Creusot-Montceau, which has interrupted its
support at the moment when it closed its international programme in
Let us cite, in particular, the publication of the National Reports
presented at the XIIIth TICCIH Congress (Terni, 2006, n° 15), and also
tje Proceedings of the TICCIH intermediate Conference organized nel 2007
by the T.I.C.C.I.H. Section for the United Kingdom (2007, n° 18).