The timeliness of heritage

21:51 by Cornelius Holtorf

Ironically, heritage is often conceived of as timeless. World, European and national heritage are protected with the intention to provide benefits for future generations. That future is a future to continue forever; these future generations are all future generations we can imagine.

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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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