SESSION 12: The value of culture during Pandemics

Tuesday May 18, 12:00-14:00 UTC
Spoken language: English

MODERATOR

Lee Jae
Principal Architect of Lee Jae Architects based in Seoul, South Korea. Master in Architecture and Urban Design from ETSAB-UPC Barcelona, and Architecture and Design in MArch Valencia, Spain. Visiting professor at Phai Chai University (PCU) and Adjunct professor at Seoil University. (in)

SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
ASIA Jun Ho Chen, Seoil University – Immersive Experience of Architectural Heritages through VR (Korea)
OCEANIA Dave Beynon, University of Tasmania – Pandemic distractions (Australia)
AFRICA Boutheïna Hannachi & Rim Rachdi, Sapienza Università di Roma – Promoting culture and heritage through social media (Tunisia)
EUROPE Carles Pastor Foz, UPC Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Pastor associates – Digital design as a tool to restore and recover the memory of our architectural heritage (Spain)
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA Benjamin Saulsberry, Museum Director at the Emmett Till Interpretive Center (USA)
SOUTH AMERICA Karen Golle & José Ojeda, Universidad Católica de Chile / Universidad Arturo Prat – The cultural and spiritual value of  “Bailes Chinos” during pandemic and how it has affected ´”Bailes Chinos of Tarapacá” (Chile)

Our world heritage site is in crisis. Their existence is threatened by natural disasters. In addition, the recent pandemic has shown the weakness of World Heritage sites and how people are essential to the preservation and maintenance of World Heritage sites. Our heritage consists of cultural, natural, or mixed landmarks. Cultural heritage is so exceptional that its importance transcends borders and has shared importance for all of us. Buildings, monuments, artifacts, and structures, as well as the values that exceed art and scholarship, are universal values that belong to all humanity, regardless of where they are located. We intend to conduct this discussion under the title of “The value of culture during Pandemics” to discuss the protection and preservation of our natural and cultural heritage, while giving them life and new meaning, at the same time. In addition, we want to address how cultural values have changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ALL SESSIONS

SESSION 1:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 3, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 2:
LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITIES IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Tuesday May 4, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 3:
TOURISM AND PANDEMICS IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 5, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 4:
PANDEMICS AND HISTORIC CENTERS
Thursday May 6, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 5:
NATURE-CULTURE APPROACHES TO DISASTERS PREVENTION
AND POST-DISASTER RECOVERY IN WORLD HERITAGE
Friday May 7, 11:00-13:00 UTC
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SESSION 6:
PREPARING FOR EMERGENCY TO ENSURE RESILIENCE OF CULTURAL AND NATURAL HERITAGE SYSTEMS UNDER THREAT: A MATTER OF GOOD TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE!
Monday May 10, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 7:
PREVENTING EARTHQUAKE DESTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES:
LEARNING FROM EMPIRICISM TO REGULATIONS
Tuesday May 11, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 8:
PREVENTION AND CONSERVATION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Wednesday May 12, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 9:
CULTURE, HERITAGE AND RESILIENCE :
LOCAL CREATIVE RESPONSES TO NATURAL DISASTERS AND CLIMATE CHANGE
Thursday May 13, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 10:
INFORMAL KNOWLEDGE, PARTICIPATION AND HERITAGE DURING PANDEMICS
Friday May 14, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 11:
IDENTITY AND RESILIENCE IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Monday May 17, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 12:
THE VALUE OF CULTURE DURING PANDEMICS
Tuesday May 18, 12:00-14:00 UTC
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SESSION 13:
INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH IN DISASTER RISK REDUCTION:
AN UNCOMFORTABLE UNDERSTANDING
Wednesday May 19, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 15:
INTANGIBLE HERITAGE AND DISASTERS
Friday May 21, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 16:
SUSTAINABILITY AND FUTURE AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS
Monday May 24, 14:00-16:00 UTC
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SESSION 17:
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES FOR PREPAREDNESS AND MITIGATION:
PRIOR OR AFTER DISASTERS AND PANDEMICS (ROUND TABLE)
Tuesday May 25, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 18:
HERITAGE AND SOCIAL RECONSTRUCTION
Wednesday May 26, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 19:
CONSERVATION EMERGENCY!
Friday May 28, 17:00-19:00 UTC
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SESSION 20:
PHYSICAL RECONSTRUCTION IN WORLD HERITAGE SITES
Saturday May 29, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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SESSION 21:
CLOSING SESSION
Sunday May 30, 13:00-15:00 UTC
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