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Athabasca University

Dr. Shabnam Inanloo Dailoo

Centre Chair, Director & Associate Professor



Shabnam Inanloo Dailoo is an Associate Professor, Heritage Resources Management in the Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies. She is also the Director of Historical Resources Intern Program.

Dr. Inanloo has extensive experience in heritage resources management theory and practice in Canada and internationally. She holds a PhD in Environmental Design from the University of Calgary where she researched the challenges of conservation of World Heritage Cultural Landscapes. Shabnam also holds a Certificate in Conservation of Built Heritage from ICCROM, an advisory body to the UNESCO World Heritage Centre. During her Post-doctoral research with the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage at Université de Montréal, Shabnam examined the application of values-based management in conservation of cultural landscapes.

Shabnam has been involved in projects related to heritage resources of diverse nature in different settings from buildings, archaeological sites to cultural landscapes and sacred places. She has extensive experience in working on Aboriginal cultural places and has researched Aboriginal worldviews and traditions. She has developed conservation, interpretation and presentation plans for historic places. Shabnam has published and presented on emerging concepts and new approaches to heritage conservation, and remains an active member of heritage community. Her research interests include heritage conservation theory, cultural landscape approach in historic districts and Aboriginal cultural places, values-based management, community engagement, interpretation of cultural places, and intangible cultural heritage.

Selected Publications

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2013) Conserving Canada's Aboriginal Cultural Places: A Cultural Landscape Approach. Explore Rural India. Indian Trust for Rural Heritage and Development.

Cameron, C. & S. Inanloo Dailoo (eds.) (2011) Impact of Sustainability Strategies on Heritage Conservation Practice. Proceedings of the Round Table 2011 organized by Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage. Montreal, March 9-11, 2011.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2010). Takht-e-Soleyman: Values-Based Approach to Conservation and Management of a Cultural Landscape in Iran. In C. Cameron and S. Inanloo Dailoo (eds.): Conserving Cultural Landscapes. Round Table 2010. Montreal: Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage. Pp. 98-112.

Cameron, C. & S. Inanloo Dailoo (eds.) (2010). Conserving Cultural Landscapes. Proceedings of the Round Table 2010 organized by Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage. Montreal, March 10-12, 2010.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. & F. Pannekoek. (2008). Nature and Culture: A New World Heritage Context. International Journal of Cultural Property. 15:1, 25-47.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2008). Cultural Landscapes: Respecting Natural Elements and Cultural Values. In R. Amoeda et. al. (eds.): World Heritage and Sustainable Development - Heritage 2008 International Conference. Vila Nova de Foz Coa, Portugal. May 7 - 9, 2008.

Recent Presentations

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2013). Cultivating Life: The City of St. Albert's Journey from a Natural to a Culturally Vibrant Built Environment. HCF Heritage Conference: Regeneration: Heritage Leads the Way. Ottawa: Heritage Canada Foundation. October 31-November 2, 2013.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2013). Cultural Landscapes: Where Tangible and Intangible Meet. AMA 2013 Conference. Landscapes to languages: What Shapes Us? Edmonton: Alberta Museum Association. September 19-21, 2013.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2012). Cultural Landscape Approach to Conserve Aboriginal Cultural Places: Engaging First Nation Communities in Planning Process - Experiences from Ontario. Heritage Conservation in Canada: What's Working? And What Needs to Change? National Heritage Summit. Montreal (QC): Heritage Canada Foundation. October 11-13, 2012.

Inanloo Dailoo, S. (2012). Engaging Aboriginal Communities in Conservation and management of Cultural Landscapes. Aboriginal Consultation and Accommodation. 6th Annual Conference. Enoch (AB): Circle for Aboriginal Relations (CFAR). June 5-7, 2012.

Updated February 10 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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