Seminar / Round Table "Heritage as economic resource: revitalisation, tourism, development"
Two day seminar addresses topic of heritage management where possible uses and misuses of heritage as economic resource will be challenged.
Short description: Two day seminar addresses topic of heritage management where possible uses and misuses of heritage as economic resource will be challenged. Relations concerning heritage and (sustainable) development, revitalisation and cooperation with tourism sector will be addressed among others where presentations will foremost focus on selected heritage projects - case studies which represent 'best practices'. International and local/regional participants are invited to offer their inputs by lectures and through discussion.
Susan Cross (Director, TellTale, UK& ex-vice Chair of the UK Association of Heritage Interpretation) Developing heritage tourism in areas of conflict: interpretation, remembering and forgetting
Prof. Sergio Lira (Associate Professor, University Fernando Pessoa, Porto & creator of the Hat Industry Museum in Portugal) Making of a Museum - the case of the Hat Industry Museum
Annabelle Diot (Associate Director, Avesta International Consultancy, France & ex-consultant at the Lord Cultural Resources) Are private developers and companies the future of heritage?
Brice Duthion (lecturer at Conservatoire national des arts et metiers - CNAM & member of scientific and professional council of Institut francais du tourisme, France) - Heritage and tourism in France
Prof. Irena Lazar (Dean, Faculty of Humanities, University of Primorska, Slovenia) Heritage education as the basis for development of heritage as economic resource
Dr. Lidija Nikočević (Director, Ethnographic Museum of Istria & President of ICOM Croatia, Croatia) - Negotiating intangible culture: examples from the Ethnographic Museum of Istria
Andreja Rihter (Director, the International Foundation-Forum of Slavic Cultures & ex-minister of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia)
Goranka Horjan (Director of the Museums of Hrvatsko Zagorje, Croatia & member of the Executive Board of ICOM Paris) Resource not a burden
Prof. Drago Roksandić (Professor, History Department, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia)
(moderator) Dr. Darko Babić., Sub-Department of Museology and Heritage Management, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia)
Date and time, Place: December 6th, 2013 from 10:00-14:00 at the Rectorate Building of the University of Zagreb (Trg marsala Tita 14, Zagreb, Croatia). On December 7th, 2013 study day tour to the Ravni kotari area and the city of Zadar. (Full programme with abstracts is attached)
Organizer: University of Zagreb (Sub-department of Museology and Heritage Management & Department of History, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences) within EU funded project 'Jankovic Castle: historic site, generating sustainable development of the Ravni Kotari region'.
Working language: English
Fee: there is no registration fee, still all interested must register in advance (Registration form attached)
For any further questions about the event please contact Dr. Darko Babic (Research Fellow and Lecturer, Sub Department of Museology and Heritage Management, Department of Information and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb) at firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: International heritage seminar "Heritage as economic resource: revitalisation, tourism, development" is realised in assistance with: the International Foundation-Forum of Slavic Cultures, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Croatia and ICOM Croatia.