Various activities July – September 2020

16:00 by Cornelius Holtorf

Annalisa Bolin and Cornelius Holtorf co-organized (with V. Arora and Q. Ma) a session on “Reconstructing Reconstruction: Examining Meanings, Uses, and Policies” at the 5th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (26-30 August 2020), featuring among others the papers

  • Cornelius Holtorf “Reconstructing Heritage Processes”
  • Annalisa Bolin “Old Heritage in the New Rwanda: Development, Progress, and Genocide Materiality”

Sarah May co-organized (with E. Kryder-Reid) a session on “Toxic Heritage at the 5th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (26-30 August 2020), attracting ca 35 participants and featuring among others the papers

  • Sarah May “Containment and Control: Toxic Heritage and liminal legacies”
  • Cornelius Holtorf “The Future Heritage of Toxic Waste”

Cornelius Holtorf took part in a UN75 Dialogue informing future priorities for the United Nations on the occasion of its 75th Anniversary, held at the 5th Bi-Annual Meeting of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (27 August 2020).

Anders Högberg and Cornelius Holtorf took part in the Kick-Off Meeting of the Expert Groups under the Working Party on Information, Data and Knowledge Management at the Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD (15 September 2020)

Anders Högberg and Cornelius Holtorf took part in the Kick-Off Meeting of the Expert Group on Awareness Preservation after Repository Closure under the Working Party on Information, Data and Knowledge Management at the Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD (16 September 2020)

Cornelius Holtorf participated in a one-day expert workshop on “Cultural Heritage and Climate Change: New Challenges and Perspectives for Research“, organised jointly by the European Commission’s Joint Programming Initiatives on Cultural Heritage and on Climate (17 September 2020).

Cornelius Holtorf participated in a Webinar on Integrating Heritage into the SDGs ‘Inclusive, Safe, Resilient and Sustainable Cities (SDG11) organised by the ICOMOS SDGs Working Group (24 September 2020).

Cornelius Holtorf
In 2017, Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden, was awarded a UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures. This is one of eight Chairs in Sweden, and the only one within the cultural sector. Cornelius Holtorf, holder of the UNESCO Chair, alongside his team, will continue to generate ideas through this forum.

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