Heritage, memory and identity: community participation in ecomuseums
- Date: Wednesday 15 July 2020, 10:00 – 12:30
- Location: Online
- Type: Seminars, Civil Engineering
- Cost: Free
This seminar explores the connection between tangible and intangible cultural heritage and community memory by exploring the role of ecomuseums in community participation associated with heritage.
The seminar is organised by the ‘Architecture & Urbanism Research group’. Researchers will explore the connection between tangible and intangible cultural heritage and community memory by exploring the role of ecomuseums in community participation associated with heritage.
The aim of this seminar is to bring together doctoral candidates, scholars and early career researchers from different disciplines, as well as non-academic practitioners to share their research, skills and knowledge. Topics could include, but not limited to:
· The role of ecomuseums in connecting community and heritage.
· Case studies on methods of storytelling & oral history research on memory and identity.
· Challenges on community participation in heritage projects, including epistemological methods and tools of interpretation.
Professor Shouyong Pan (China) is the keynote speaker of this Seminar.
He is the Professor in Anthropology & Museology, PhD supervisor in Shanghai University, China. His research focuses on new museology, museum anthropology, and social and cultural changes. He has also participated in the planning and construction of the third-generation ecomuseums in China, including Anji ecomuseums (Zhejiang Province), Songyang ecomuseums (Zhejiang Province), and Taihang ecomuseums (Shanxi Province).
Submissions: We welcome participants to submit proposals consisting of a title and abstract (500 words) in addition to a short bio (50 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org by 21 June 2020, 12.00pm. Contributions to this seminar will be either completed or work in progress.