Cornelius Holtorf met in Växjö with Professor Ou Rong, Dean of the School of International Studies at Hangzhou Normal University, China, to discuss a variety of possibilities for future research collaboration (10 January 2020).
Annalisa Bolin presented a research seminar on “The Heritage Politics of Post-Genocide Rwanda”, with ca 25 researchers of the Department of Cultural Sciences at Linnaeus University attending (21 Jan 2020).
Claudio Pescatore presented a research seminar on “At the confluence of archaeology, history and sustainable development: millennial time capsules”, with 16 researchers of the Department of Cultural Sciences at Linnaeus University attending (21 Jan 2020).
Sarah May presented a research seminar on “Toxic Heritage and Community Futures: Contamination and regeneration in South Wales”, with 18 researchers of the Department of Cultural Sciences at Linnaeus University attending (22 Jan 2020).
Cornelius Holtorf lectured on “UNESCO and World Heritage: communication with the future” to ca 10 undergraduate students in Heritage Studies at Linnaeus University (31 January 2020).
Cornelius Holtorf presented a keynote lecture entitled “Sustainable Futures for Heritage?” and participated in a subsequent topical panel debate, for the more than 60 participants at the Annual Spring Conference of the Nordic Centre of Heritage Learning and Creativity (NCK), this time dedicated to the topic Shaping Sustainable Futures through Heritage in Östersund, Sweden (12 February 2020).
Cornelius Holtorf met in Paris with staff of the Swedish Permanent Delegation to UNESCO and the OECD to discuss current projects and identify matters of shared interest (4 March 2020).
Cornelius Holtorf took part in an expert meeting on “Developing Methodologies for Integrated Governance to Protect Cultural Heritage” held at ICOMOS Headquarters, Paris (5-6 March 2020).
Cornelius Holtorf contributed to the Consultation of the Governing Bodies of the World Heritage Convention on the UNESCO Medium Term Strategy 2022-2029 by submitting suggestions of priorities to the Swedish National Commission for UNESCO (10 March 2020).