Tusi Programme Members
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Senior program specialist of ICOMOS CHINA,

Member of ICOMOS and ICOMOS International Scientific Committee of Historic Towns and Villages


Directly involved in the world heritage nomination preparation of all Chinese cultural heritage sites for the last decade, and in the revision of Chinese World Cultural Heritage Tentative list; providing technical support to China the State Administration of Cultural Heritage on the conservation and management of existing world cultural heritage properties via research, training, organization and participation of international symposiums and related activities


Completed various thematic studies, including that on the Coordinated Nomination, Conservation and Management of Trans-boundary Cultural Route Heritage - the case of Silk Roads, and on the Boundary Demarcation of World Cultural Heritage Sites in China-the case of Suzhou Classical Gardens, and drafted the world heritage nomination dossier for “Beihai Park, an Imperial Garden in Beijing”, and the Working Guidelines for the Monitoring of World Cultural Heritage in China


Participated in the revision and promotion of the Principles for the Conservation of Heritage Sites in China jointly drafted by ICOMOS CHINA and the Getty Foundation


Translated and introduced to Chinese heritage professionals and public important international charters and documents via internal and formal publications; the recent publications including the Chinese versions of Preparing World Heritage Nominations, Managing World Cultural Heritage, Proceedings of International Symposium on the Conservation and Sustainable Development of Hani Rice Terraces Cultural Landscape (Bilingual)


GUO Zhaojun

Graduate student of art anthropology and folklore, the department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University;

Bachelor of Economics from Southeast University. 



In 2013, GUO worked as the NOC Assistant for Cambodian athletes during the Asian Youth Games. In May 2015, she had her risk management internship in Jinlingdai Investment Company. From September 2015 to June 2016, she held the position of student assistant of the director office of Fudan University Library. She has become a staff writer at ArtCM since October 2016, and was named The Best Writer of The Year. Since March 2017, she has been the project intern of World Heritage Institute of Training and Research for the Asia and the Pacific Region under the auspices of UNESCO (WHITRAP). As the junior research specialist, Guo participated in the UNESCO World Heritage and Sustainable Tourism ProgrammeChinese Pilot Programme in May, 2017.


Ren wei

External reviewer of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) regional assessments of biodiversity and ecosystem services and/or the IPBES land degradation and restoration assessment.

Member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and International Association of Impact Assessment.


Dr. Ren has extensive consultancy and research experience in the field of tourism since 2006. He studied and worked at Oxford Brookes University in the UK from 2010 to 2016. He received MSc: Tourism: Environment and Development in 2010; he received his PhD in Planning in 2016, with the topic on Sustainability Appraisal for Built Heritage Attractions, under the supervision of Prof. John Glasson and Prof Brian Goodey. He has been appointed as an associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes University in 2016. The University of Oxford also awarded him an Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education: Archaeology in 2017.


Dr. Ren had published 13 papers in peer-reviewed journal and conference papers. He has extensive consultancy and research experience related to built heritage tourism, sustainability appraisal, environmental impact assessment, quantitative tourism research model and big data tourism. He raised the academic point of view on the importance of appraisal sustainability of built heritage, establish a weight assessment model based on the impact of factors to apply to multiple cases in in China and Britain, with both horizontal and vertical analysis. He has led and participated in a number of tourism development projects, visioning and strategic planning, master planning, tourism operation and management, international travel agents, tourism investment. For example, the Fishing Island of the Sea Hot Springs Attractions, Jieyou Princess Lavender Garden, Guazhou Town of Yanzhou Zhou, Shanghai Rural Wild Agricultural Tourism Resort and Zen Dao Consulting.




PHD Candidate of Tongji University CAUP,Department of Landscape Studies.


 Xi has been focused in the research area of World Heritage Cultural Landscape conservation since 2010.Joined the promotion of the UNESCO Recommendation of Historic Urban Landscape in 2012 with WHITRAP,and she involved in the research of Road Map for the Application of the HUL Approach in China. In April 2015, Xi founded“Historic Urban Landscape Creative Platform”, an entrepreneurship devoted to the practice of HUL approach, promoting innovative technologies and creative ideas in Heritage Conservation field with younger generations, and has won several awards in China. From 2017 -2018, Xi has took part in the World Heritage Sustainable Tourism China Pilot Project as senior researcher. She is also an experienced professional in urban and landscape planning, that has been accomplished more than 20 planning and design projects in recent years as leading planner.








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