Identity Matters: enriching heritage to meet a new era / RICHES final conference

Share

26168465230_bf4c5941c1_z

Borders blur. Disciplines merge. Barriers come down. The 21st century is a time of repositioning, and there is a key role to play for heritage. How do we (re)present ourselves, our public, our archives, our countries and our institutes?

This was the liet-motiv of RICHES final conference, presenting the project results together with inspiring keynote speakers who reflected and explored collaboratively future visions of heritage. Participation was also central, with experience of inspiring examples first hand in the city of Amsterdam: through urban safaris and visits to heritage sites, all conference participants could see best practices in action.

#IAMRICHES

Photos courtesy of Waag. More photos on Flickr.

International keynote speakers were complemented presentations, demonstrations and workshops, all organised around themes such as connecting, self expression, participation, power, skills and crafts, food and festivities and citizenship.

Day 1: Identity Matters: How do we represent our changing selves in/with heritage?

Day 2: Matters of Identity: dissecting identity – what are the building blocks? How do we construct and reconstruct our identity through heritage?

identity-matters-riches

 

Download the detailed Programme Booklet (PDF, 4 Mb)

See the RICHES website: http://riches-project.eu/amsterdamconference2016.html 

14-15 April 2016

Volkshotel - Wibautstraat 150, 1091 GR Amsterdam

 

Visit the RICHES Blog

Visit the RICHES Website

Leave a Reply


Related Articles

RICHES at the EUROPEAN WORKSHOP ON REFLECTIVE SOCIETIES
The European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, unit B6 Reflective Societies, in cooperation with the FLASH-IT project kindly organises the workshop "Bridge over troubled waters? The link between European historical heritage and the future of European integration" being held in Rome, on the 17th of October 2014. The workshop revolves around the problematic of the interconnectedness of the past, present and the future in the current European societies and bring...
RICHES’ policy briefs in the e-Library of the EC
“RICHES Taxonomy of cultural heritage definitions”. “Digital Copyright Framework. The move from analogue to digital and new forms of IPR”. These the titles of the two policy briefs produced by the RICHES project and recently published in the e-Library of the European Commission. The RICHES papers are intended as practical resources to provide support and advice to decision-makers at all levels. Other policy papers are in the works…stay tuned!
The context of change and the move from Analogue to Digital
In the 21st century, the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage (CH) is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited or simply exists. This workshop provided a framework to understand this context of change and the impact of the move from analogue to digital. International experts met in Ankara (Turkey) on 13-14 May 2015 to attend the event, organised in the framework of the European project RICHES (Renewal, Innovation and Cha...
CALL FOR BOOK CHAPTERS “Cultural Heritage in a Changing World”
In the 21st century the world faces epochal changes which affect every part of society, including the arenas in which Cultural Heritage is made, held, collected, curated, exhibited, or simply exists. The RICHES project is preparing a publication about these changes, and has opened a call for contributions to the book.