With the theme of “Heritage Places and Memory”, the organizers have organized a series of academic webinars, campaigns and on-site activities in the month of September 2021. The report of each event will be shared during the closing event. Discussion on the way move forward for more inclusive and diverse approaches in the implementation of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention will be followed.
Jaeheon Choi, Professor and a Chair of World Heritage program at Konkuk University, Seoul. ICOMOS World Heritage Panel member and the former Secretary General of ICOMOS Korea.
Francesco Bandarin, Member of Advisory Committee of Our World Heritage / Former director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre (2000-2010) and Assistant director-general of UNESCO for Culture (2010-2018).
REPORT OF THE THEMATIC EVENTS
#1 Heritage Sites – Intangible Values :
Loubna Tahiri, PhD Student, National Institute of Archaeology and Heritage Sciences (INSAP), Rabat, Morocco.
#2 Changing meanings of heritage places:
Hiba Alkhalaf, Postdoctoral Research Associate, The Department of Classics at King’s College London.
#3 Interpretation and presentation:
Sue Hodges, Managing Director, Sue Hodges Productions (SHP) and the president of the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on the Interpretation and Presentation of Cultural Heritage Sites (ICIP).
#4 Diverse, plural or dissonant memories:
Haeree Shim, Programme Chief, Preparatory Office for International Centre for the Interpretation and Presentation of World Heritage Sites(WHIPIC).
#5 Indigenous knowledge practices:
Jim Taylor, Former President, The Environmental Education Association of Southern Africa
Jihon Kim, Senior Programme Specialist, Korean National Commission for UNESCO.
GENERAL DISCUSSION ON THE FUTURE FOLLOW-UPS
Jean-Louis Luxen, Member of the Board of Trustees, International Coalition of Sites of Conscience.