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Final workshop of the Heritage Values Network: Heritage Values and the Public

Final workshop of the Heritage Values Network: Heritage Values and the Public

Final workshop of the Heritage Values Network: Heritage Values and the Public The third and final workshop of the Heritage and Values Network project was held at the University of Barcelona on 19-20 February. The discussion topic was “Heritage Values and the Public” and it was attended […]

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Jornades sobre l’estat de la professió arqueològica a Catalunya

Jornades sobre l'estat de la professió arqueològica a Catalunya

Jornades sobre l’estat de la professió arqueològica a Catalunya Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut semper lacus id dapibus cursus. Proin faucibus urna id aliquet porttitor. Nam mattis arcu porttitor, blandit urna vel, imperdiet tellus. Nam consequat ut diam a tempor. Aenean aliquam lorem […]

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The works of Antoni Gaudí in the World Heritage list. Management, tourism and new opportunities

The works of Antoni Gaudí in the World Heritage list. Management, tourism and new opportunities In 1984 Spain inscribed its first properties on the World Heritage List since it ratified the World Heritage Convention two years earlier. Accompanying the historical monuments such as the Alhambra de Granada, […]

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Seminar on heritage values and public interaction in archaeology

Seminar on heritage values and public interaction in archaeology

Within the framework of a workshop for the “Heritage Values” project, the GAPP (Heritage and PublicArchaeology Group) at University of Barcelona organized an intense seminar about public interaction in archaeology. Intense, because we had the opportunity to share and debate projects and ideas with nearly 20 colleagues […]

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Rua Xic in Poble Sec, Barcelona

Rua Xic in Poble Sec, Barcelona

Jornades sobre l’estat de la professió arqueològica a Catalunya On Saturday February 22 the streets of the district of Poble Sec in Barcelona, were occupied by people of different ages wearing blue, red, purple, and white attires and holding cardboard-made archaeological objects such as ancient Greek pottery […]

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38th session of the World Heritage Committee

38th session of the World Heritage Committee Understanding the Management of the Outstanding Universal Value. The field of Heritage Safeguarding had one of its most important moments in 1972 with the creation of the Convention for the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. The Convention […]

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Symbolic Heritage in the Mountains: the Megaliths of LesGavarres Catalonia

Symbolic Heritage in the Mountains: the Megaliths of LesGavarres Catalonia During the past year I have had the good fortune to be able to work as a professional archaeological conservator in an exceptional area -Les Gavarres (BaixEmpordà, Catalonia). The Gavarres Mountains are home to some of the […]

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Immigrant participation in heritage activities

Immigrant participation in heritage activities

My thoughts on immigrant participation in activities related to local cultural heritage in host countries In many EU countries cultural participation of immigrants and their offspring in local societies was, for a long time, not considered to be an important issue in either academia or in politics. […]

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Archaeological heritage in Catalonia

Archaeological heritage in Catalonia

Archaeological heritage in Catalonia Archaeological heritage has made history this year in Catalonia. For the first time ever a Catalan university has included an archaeology undergraduate course unit on this topic in its curriculum. “Gestió de Patrimoni Arqueològic” (“Management of Archaeological Heritage”) is being taught at the […]

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