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Cablegate: Action Request: Fy-2006 Ten-Day Funded Volvis For

Published: Mon 21 Nov 2005 10:25 PM
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UNCLAS SECTION 01 OF 04 LIMA 004947
SIPDIS
DEPT FOR ECA/PE/V/F/A (MCAINE), INFO
WHA/PDA (SLEBENS), WHA/AND (JMONSERRATE)
NEW YORK FOR ECA/PE/V/C/N (DSHIRREFFS)
E.O.12958: N/A
TAGS: KPAO OEXC SCUL PE
SUBJECT: ACTION REQUEST: FY-2006 TEN-DAY FUNDED VOLVIS FOR
THREE PERUVIAN ARCHAELOGISTS ON "PROTECTION AND PRESERVATION
OF EARTH CONSERVATION STRUCTURES AND COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT"
MARCH 20-30, 2006)
1. Post requests a ten-day funded Voluntary Visitor
program for three (3) Peruvian Archaeologists/Curators in
Archaeological Projects, Victor Armando "PIMINCHUMO," Carmen
Cecilia "GAMARRA," and Dulce Maria "DELGADO"
2. We request program dates on March 20-30, 2006.
3. Contact in Lima is David A. Hodge, Cultural Affairs
Officer, PAS, phone (51-1) 618-2557, fax numbers (51-1) 434-
1299 and 434-0100, cellular (51-1) 945-5213. Assistant
Program Officer is Borie Velez, Cultural Exchanges
Specialist, (51-1) 618-2567, and same fax numbers, cellular
(51-1) 943-5450.
4. Complete bios of three participants and our program
suggestions follow:
1A) JUSTIFICATION FOR NOMINATION:
This ten-day program will provide a greater insight into the
protection and preservation of earth conservation structures
and collections management.
1B) POST'S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR U.S. PROGRAM:
During the program the following topics will be amplified:
-- Architectural preservations: research, technical study,
analysis, and preservation of earth
structures/architectures;
-- Restoration: new restoration trends in the field of earth
architecture;
-- Preventive conservation: new methods applied to historic
buildings (focused on earth structures) to prevent
deterioration;
-- Public outreach: educational programs and advocacy
methods aimed at raising public awareness of cultural
heritage issues;
-- Collections management: research, technical study,
analysis, preservation and registration of museum
collections specifically related to site museums; and
-- Museum administration: the relationship between museums
and the community and the goals and challenges of sharing
knowledge and resources.
The program will address the following themes in each city:
WASHINGTON, D.C.:
-- The U.S. government's role in heritage preservation;
-- The role of NGO's in heritage protection;
-- Collections management, public outreach programs, and
preventive conservation at the Smithsonian museums;
-- Collection management at Dumbarton Oaks.
NEW YORK, NY:
-- Preventive conservation, and restoration at the
Metropolitan Museum of Art;
-- Networks of museums and museum professionals;
-- Museum Studies/Conservation Center of the Institute of
Fine Arts, NYU, Professor Glenn Wharton.
LOS ANGELES, CA:
-- Restoration and architectural preservation at the Getty
Conservation Institute;
-- Consultations with earth conservation experts,
particularly on the Chan Chan experience;
-- Experiences in earth conservation in the U.S. and other
countries at the Getty Conservation Institute.
1C) NOMINATING OFFICER'S PROPOSED PROGRAM ITINERARY:
Lima - Washington, D.C.- New York - Los Angeles - Lima
5. We request one escort-interpreter for the group.
6. FIRST PRINCIPAL CANDIDATE: Victor Armando "PIMINCHUMO"
Hurtado
2) VV's mailing address:
OFFICE:
-- Instituto Nacional de Cultura - La Libertad
-- Jr. Independencia 572
-- Trujillo-Peru
-- Phone: (51-44) 20-2708
-- Fax: (51-44) 248-744
HOME:
-- Calle Pedregal Manzana A, lote 5
-- Urbanizacin San Luis
-- Trujillo-Peru
-- Phone: (51-44) 581-263
-- Cellular: (51-44) 949-7274
3) Sex: Male.
4) Date of birth: February 25, 1969.
5) Place of birth: Chimbote-Ancash, Peru.
6) Nationality: Peruvian.
7) Present Positions: Archaeologist, Institute of National
Culture (Instituto Nacional de Cultura-INC); Resident
Archeologist at the Chan Chan Archaeologist Complex,
declared in 1986 by UNESCO as the World Cultural Patrimony.
8) Previous positions:
-- 1996-2005, Archaeologist, Archaeological Monument
Department, Museums and Cultural Patrimony Conservation
Bureau, INC;
-- 2004-to present, Resident Archaeologist at Chan Chan
Complex;
-- 2004, Responsible, "Archaeology Project, Central Palace
Tschudi, Chan Chan";
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-- 2004, Technical Responsible, "Protection and Improvement
Project, Huaca Tacainamo," Chan Chan Complex;
-- April 8-30, 1999, Responsible, North Annex, Palace
Tschudi: Residence and Adequate Access Project, INC La
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Libertad;
-- January 20, 1999, "Conservation and Value Setting of
Indian Burial Grounds Los Reyes, Archaeological Complex
"Dead Horse," INC, La Libertad;
-- October, 1997, Responsible, Registry of Archaeological
Sites in Julcan District, agreement with INC and Julcan
Provincial Municipality;
-- November 2-30, 1995, Field Assistant, Chavimochi
Archaeological Rescue Project;
-- 1993-1995, Research work, "El Brujo" Archaeological
Complex Project;
-- 1992, Apprentice, Research and Conservation Project, "Sun
and Moon Indian Burial Grounds Project (Huacas del Sol y de
La Luna).
9) Languages:
A) Native language: Spanish.
B) English proficiency: Poor.
C) Other languages: No.
10) Previous travel to the U.S.: No.
-- Passport No.: will obtain a Peruvian Passport.
11) Other travel abroad: None.
12) Marital status: Married.
13) Academic and professional training:
-- 2005, Course: "Examples and Education Value," National
University Enrique Guzman y Valle, La Cantuta;
-- 1999, Graduated, Archaeology, National University of
Trujillo;
-- 1994, Bachelor in Social Science, National University of
Trujillo.
14) Professional memberships and publications:
-- Archaeologist, Peruvian Archaeologist School.
-- Member, co-founder, Peruvian Association of Textile
Conservation, Trujillo;
-- Peruvian Research Institute of Northern Traditional
Culture, Huanchaco, Trujillo;
14a) Publications:
-- 1999, Thesis: Environmental Legal Impediments in the
Establishment of Chimu Site, left margin of the Chicama
Valley, a research project;
-- 1997-2003 has prepared diverse technical reports on
archaeological sites, archaeological registration,
conservation projects, and evaluations;
Has written several articles in magazines and books, we will
mention some:
-- 2005, co-author "Ceremony Spaces in Late Chan Chan: the
case of patios associated to structures in U form, Tschudi
Palace," Singan Binational publication (Peru-Argentina);
-- 2005, "La Balsilla de Totora," (a traditional vessel or
the northern part of Peru) History-Society-Anthropology
Bulletin;
-- 2005, co-author, "New Embossment in Central Sector of the
Tschudi Complex, Archaeological Chan Chan Complex,"
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Archaeological Magazine SIAN;
-- 2005, "Millenary Housing and Food in Traditional
Population in Viru Valley," Archaeological Magazine SIAN;
-- 2004, co-author "Evidences of Irrigated Cultivated Fields
Post Chimu in Chan Chan, Moche Valley;
-- 2004, "Articles and notes about Archaeology, and
Traditions of the Department of La Libertad, Weekly Magazine
of Trujillo;
-- "Chan Chan Tourist Circuit," Northern Tourist Guide;
-- 2004, "Chimu Culture, preface to new data (introductory
article) Archaeology No. 2;
Awards:
-- August 27, 2003, Congratulations received from the INC
for the elaboration of the technical report, which served as
argument, and appraisal for the declaration as National
Cultural Patrimony of the "Caballito de Totora" (traditional
vessel of the northern part of Peru.
15) Medical, physical, dietary or other personal
consideration: None, non-smoker.
7. SECOND PRINCIPAL CANDIDATE: Carmen Cecilia "GAMARRA" de
la Cruz
2) VV's mailing address:
OFFICE:
-- Canaval y Moreyra 522
-- San Isidro, Peru
-- Phone: (51-1) 441-2113
HOME:
-- Jose Maria Heredia 547
-- La Esperanza
-- Trujillo-Peru
-- Celular: (51-44) 990-7123
3) Sex: Female.
4) Date of birth: October 8, 1964.
5) Place of birth: Lima, Peru.
6) Nationality: Peruvian.
7) Present Position: Responsible, Registry and Conservation
Materials of "El Brujo" Project; Responsible for the
Inventory and Catalogue of Cultural Patrimony.
8) Previous positions:
-- 1992-2005, Technical in Archaeology, Institute of
National Culture of La Libertad, National University of
Trujillo, Augusto N. Wiese Foundation, Archaeological
Complex "El Brujo" Program;
-- 1989, Assistant, Institute of National Culture of La
Libertad, Chan Chan Project;
-- 1988, Technical in Conservation, La Libertad INC, Chan
Chan, Project.
9) Languages:
A) Native language: Spanish.
B) English proficiency: Fair.
C) Other languages: No.
10) Previous travel to the U.S.: No.
-- Passport No. will obtain her Peruvian passport.
11) Other travel abroad: None.
12) Marital status: Single.
13) Academic and professional training:
-- Bachelor in Archaeology
14) Professional memberships and publications:
-- Archaeologist
14a) Publications: None.
15) Medical, physical, dietary or other personal
consideration: None, non-smoker.
8. THIRD PRINCIPAL CANDIDATE: Dulce Maria Bernarda
"DELGADO" Elias
2) VV's mailing address:
OFFICE:
-- Campina Tucume 1 Km al Este del Pueblo de Tucume
-- Lambayeque, Peru
-- Phone: (51-74) 835045
-- E-mail: bernardadelgado@yahoo.es
HOME:
-- Av. Federico Villarreal 152
-- Tucume
-- Lambayeque, Peru
-- Phone/fax: (51-74) 422027
3) Sex: Female.
4) Date of birth: July 3, 1961
5) Place of birth: Monsefu, Lambayeque, Peru.
6) Nationality: Peruvian.
7) Present Position: Director, Tucume Museum.
8) Previous positions:
-- July 2004 to present, Director, INC Museum of Tucume,
Lambayeque;
-- May-September 2004, Coordinator in Lambayeque, Integral
Project of Qhapac Nan;
-- November 2001-February 2004, Director, INS Museum of
Tucume, Lambayeque;
-- August 1993-September 2001, Assistant, INC Museum of
Tucume;
-- 1991-1994, Field Assistant Archaeologist, Tucume
Archaeologist Project, Agreement INC-Kontiki-Oslo-Noruega
Museum
-- 1986, Archaeologist, Researcher, in different projects,
INC La Libertad.
9) Languages:
A) Native language: Spanish.
B) English proficiency: Poor.
C) Other languages: No.
10) Previous travel to the U.S.: No.
-- Passport No. 3241061 which expires on June 24, 2010.
11) Other travel abroad:
-- 2005, Colombia
-- 2002, Ecuador
12) Marital status: Single.
13) Academic and professional training:
-- October 2004-July 2005, Diploma Formulation and Training
on Cultural Management, Human Science Faculty, Catholic
University;
-- 2003, Graduated in Archaeology, National University of
Trujillo;
-- 1982-1989, Bachelor in Archaeology, National University
of Trujillo.
14) Professional memberships and publications:
-- Archaeologist, Peruvian Archaeology School.
14a) Publications:
-- Press notes, interviews, in several dailies such as: La
Industria, El Correo, El Comercio, La Republica;
-- Interview: "Museums and its Problems," INC Cultural
Gazette No. 11;
-- Article: "Tucume Artisan Tradition, Continuity and
Change," book: The Art of Living or the Happiness with no
limits, Felix de la Oliva, America Collection, Sevilla;
-- Article: "Ceramics Studies of Yanacocha," book:
Archaeology in Yanacocha, new contributions to the History
of Cajamarca, ready for press release;
15) Medical, physical, dietary or other personal
consideration: None, non-smoker.
10) Travel itinerary will be sent via septel.
11) Accommodations: Please reserve a single room for each
participant.
9. We appreciate your cooperation in arranging this
important VOLVIS Program for the three archaeologists.
Thanks and regards. STRUBLE
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