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Europa Nostra UK Seminar - Edinburgh

2 Dec 2019, 1:15PM - 5:00PM
Patrick Geddes Centre, Edinburgh
Booking details:
£30 (includes lunch and refreshments) via Eventbrite

The Library Room, Riddle's Court, 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2PG

Europa Nostra is a pan-European Federation for Cultutral Heritage.

Europa Nostra UK invites you to their 2019 Seminar in Edinburgh Monday 2 December. Four invited speakers will talk about engaging with European cultural heritage - tickets available to buy here.

Date: Monday 2 December 2019

Price: £30 (includes lunch and refreshments)

Venue: Patrick Geddes Centre, Riddle’s Court, 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PG: https://www.riddlescourt.org.uk/visiting/


13.15: Lunch of soup and sandwiches

14.00: Seminar on the theme of engaging with European cultural heritage.

Speakers will include:

Arts and Humanities Research Council - Dr Jamie Davies

Since August Jamie has been the International Partnerships and Engagement Manager at AHRC. His recently completed doctorate was on the theme of education at World Heritage Sites and he will give an overview of the scale, scope and diversity of heritage research in the UK focussing on the benefits of collaboration and partnerships.

Edinburgh World Heritage Trust - Gabriella Laing and Neil Ogilvy

Gaby's role is to assist with the delivery of the ATLAS project, designing, co-ordinating and administering a series of training and engagement events. Neil's role is to assist in delivering the KORU project in south-eastern Turkey. They will speak about their projects and the Capacity Building Workshop for 60 young heritage professionals from 23 countries arranged by Europa Nostra in June 2019 as a follow-up of the successful “The Future is Heritage” summit.

Samphire Project - Dr Dan Atkinson

Dan is the Director of Wessex Archaeology (Scotland). He has particular expertise in the conservation and management of the marine and terrestrial historic environment and will talk about SAMPHIRE, a marine heritage project that used a unique crowd-sourcing method to map archaeological sites along the west coast of Scotland. The project won a European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage/Europa Nostra Award in 2017.

Historic Environment Scotland - David Harkin

David is a climate scientist working within the Conservation Directorate, looking in detail at the impacts climate change will have on HES properties and the wider historic environment. He will outline HES's work on climate change in a European and global context and will also introduce the newly launched Climate Heritage Network.

17.00: Seminar ends

Please note that the EN UK AGM precedes this seminar at 12.00 and is free for all Europa Nostra members to attend. If members would like to attend the AGM, please register separately for this event.