Organization - Vietnam center for Heritage of Scientists and Scholars

Vietnam center for Heritage of Scientists and Scholars
Basic Information
English Vietnam center for Heritage of Scientists and Scholars
Local language Trung tâm Di sản các nhà khoa học Việt Nam
Country Vietnam
Category Museum
Domain Knowledge and Practices Concerning Nature and the Universe
Function Research
Documentation
Education and Training
Promotion
Established year 2008
Objectives

To keep, conserve, research, and promote the tangible and intangible heritage values of Vietnamese scientists.

Introduction

The idea of establishing the Vietnam Center for Heritage of Scientists and Scholars comes from doctors at the MEDLATEC hospital, and the MEDLATEC company has invested comprehensively with the hope of expressing gratefulness and venerating teachers and scientists.

The center is a multipurpose organ that is both museum and library, as it fulfills the functions of storing and researching. Up to now, the center has researched and collected thousands of heritage elements from scientists in different forms such as: paper documents, audiovisual documents, block objects, and scientists’ memoires.

The center has initially promoted values throughout some publications and exhibitions, including two books: Memory Heritage of Scientists (six volumes) and Object Stories (three volumes); and the exhibition Aspiration to Learn and to Create. In addition to the office in Hanoi, Vietnamese scientists’ heritages park at Bac Phong commune, Hoa Binh Province, is being built. This park will function as a place to store, introduce, display, and promote heritage values of scientists as researched by the center.

Major Activities
  • To research, collect, store, and conserve documents, objects, and memories of Vietnamese scientists at home and on abroad;
  • Thanks to scientists’ documentation and research results, the center will introduce the life of scientists and individuals in the history of one or more scientific branches in Vietnam;
  • To build a database for researchers and readers to research and study the heritage of scientists.
Contact Information (Organization)
Website www.heritist.vn
Address No 26, Nghĩa Dũng street, Phúc Xá ward, Ba Đình district, Hà Nội city
Tel +84-043-718-5650
Fax
E-mail info@heritist.vn

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