SESSION 09: Culture, Heritage and Resilience: Local Creative Responses to Natural Disasters, COVID-19 and Climate Change

Thursday May 13, 13:00-15:00 UTC
Spoken language: English

MODERATOR

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Isidora Larraín
Architect (Universidad Católica de Chile) and Msc (University College London). International consultant Sustainable Heritage, Cities, and Innovation (in)

SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
ASIA Yumi Yoshikawa, Artist – Kiriko Project in MinamiSanriku Cho (Japan)
AFRICA Polly Alakija, Five Cowries Arts Education Initiative – Nigeria, Five Cowries Arts Education Initiative uses culture and the arts to develop educator capacity (Nigeria)
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA Eve Mosher, Artist – New York City: Statue of Liberty // Philadelphia: Independence Hall, HighWaterLine NYC and Heat Capture South Philly (USA)
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA Amy Schwartzman & Ted S. Berger, Emergency Management and the Arts & Executive Director at New York Creates (USA)
EUROPE Paul Heritage & Mariana Steffen, People’s Palace Projects – Arts and youth mental health collaborative during COVID-19
SOUTH AMERICA Paul Heritage & Tiago Jesus, People´s palace projects – People´s palace projects, Brazil, Minas Gerais’s Quadrilátero Ferrífero (Iron Quadrangle) – home to two UNESCO World Heritage towns (Ouro Preto; Diamantina; Congonhas). Roots of Resilience in Minas Gerais (Brazil)

Cultural heritage is rooted in community and place. Cultural heritage sites often sit at the heart of a vibrant ecosystem of community, civic, cultural, and creative organizations. As we enter an era when natural disasters and climate change increasingly threaten cultural heritage (earthquakes, drought, etc.), how can local creative and cultural industries’ ecosystems help to build the resilience of heritage sites? What have we learned from previous disasters? What are the key lessons from 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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