We are pleased to announce that our new HEURIGHT paper, authored by Kristin Hausler and Richard Mackenzie-Gray Scott, entitled ‘Outside the Debate? The Potential Impact of Brexit for Cultural Heritage in the UK’ has just been published in the prestigious Art Antiquity and Law, Volume XXII, Issue 2, July 2017, pp. 101-117.
Following the European Union (EU) referendum of 24 June 2016, the EU Single Market has been the key talking point, with trade deals, investment partnerships and Schengen being the other main points of discussion. Cultural heritage, which refers to all forms of tangible and intangible culture that have been inherited from past generations, has so far been left outside this debate. This article provides an objective assessment of the risks posed to this heritage in the UK if it is no longer part of the EU, and the factors that the UK will need to consider as it negotiates its exit from the EU. In particular, it considers the legislation and funding streams that the UK benefits from as an EU Member State, which Brexit puts in jeopardy.
Hanna Schreiber took part in the European Summer School on Methods and Techniques in Social Sciences, organized by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) in Budapest at the premises of the Central European University (CEU), 29 July – 5 August 2017.
She took part in a one week course titled ‘Epxerts Interviews’, taught by Alenka Jelen-Sanchez, combining the training with the research on heritage matters in the CEU Library in Budapest.
We are happy to announce that the latest book co-edited by our HEURIGHT team member, Hanna Schreiber, titled Culture(s) in International Relations has just been published by the Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt am Main-New York 2017.
See more here.
On 19-21 July 2017, Andrzej Jakubowski, HEURIGHT Project Leader and Alicja Jagielska-Burduk, Editor-in-Chief of the Santander Art and Culture Law Review, HEURIGHT editorial partner, taught the course ‘Arte, Cultura y Derecho’ [Art, Culture and the Law] within the framework of the Summer School co-organized by the University of La Laguna and the Council of the Municipality of Adeje, Tenerife (Spain). The course was coordinated by Luis Javier Capote Pérez and Eva María González Lorenzo. Prior to the course, a seminar on the management of cultural and artistic activities was held at the Faculty of Law of the University of La Laguna.
Programme of the course is available here.
Seminar flyer: Cartel Seminario sobre gestión cultural y del arte
On 7-9 July 2017, Mateusz Bieczyński, from the Polish research team, participated in the 19. International Seminar ‘Kunst und Recht (Art&Law)’. The Seminar is an annual event. It is chaired by Professor Kurt Siehr, one of the leading experts in art and cultural heritage law worldwide, and gathers scholars and practitioners primarily dealing with private law aspects of cultural heritage management and governance. It also constitutes a place of discussion and exchange of ideas between doctoral and postdoctoral law researchers. This year, the Seminar was held at the Rautenstrauch-Joest Museum – Cultures of the World, a famous museum for anthropology in Cologne. The museum is devoted to the dissemination of aspects of non-European history, culture and art in a wide- ranging programme of exhibitions and events.
Mateusz Bieczyński presented some of the key aspects of his research undertaken within the Project HEURIGHT regarding the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice and European Court of Human Rights in cases involving cultural heritage.
Full programme of the event: Programme-Kunst-und-Recht_2017.
Photo: Taimas Ahangari
On 10 July 2017 the research team of the Project HEURIGHT co-organized the debate ‘Building bridges between the 1972 and 2003 Conventions: Challenges for the Future’. The event, launched within the broader framework of the 41. Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, was held on in Krakow (Poland) at the International Cultural Centre (MCK). Its aim was to explore and discuss the differences and similarities between the two UNESCO Conventions, both in the normative and practical context of protection.
The confirmed discussants who participated in the event included:
- Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Europe and North America Unit;
- Jing Feng, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Asia and the Pacific Unit;
- Nada Al-Hassan, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Arab States Unit;
- Edmond Moukala, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Africa Unit;
- Mauro Rosi, World Heritage Centre, Chief of the Latin America and the Caribbean Unit;
- Alcira Sandoval Ruíz, UNESCO Office in Quito;
- Kristal Buckley, Deakin University, ICOMOS Australia;
- Sneška Quaedvlieg-Mihailović, Europa Nostra, Secretary General;
- Sławomir Ratajski, Polish National Committee for UNESCO, Secretary General;
- Michał Niezabitowski, Historical Museum of the City of Krakow, Director.
The debate was organized and moderated by Hanna Schreiber (Polish Intangible Heritage Board/University of Warsaw), member of HEURIGHT research team, and Katarzyna Zalasińska (Poland’s Ministry of Culture and National Heritage/University of Warsaw).
See the event flyer: Building bridges 1972-2003.
More information can be found here.
Photogallery: Building Bridges 2017-photo collage.
Invitation: ‘Building bridges between the 1972 and 2003 Conventions…’, 10 July 2017, Kraków (Poland)
The research team of the Project HEURIGHT wishes to invite everyone interested to participate in the discussion ‘Building bridges between the 1972 and 2003 Conventions: Challenges for the Future’, to be held on 10 July 2017, at 07:00-09:00 pm, in Krakow (Poland) at the International Cultural Centre (MCK). The aim of this meeting, organized as a side event of the 41. Session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee, is to debate the differences and similarities between the two UNESCO Conventions, both in the normative and practical context of protection. The participants will have an opportunity to discuss the challenges faced by UNESCO and states parties to both conventions as well as groups, communities and individuals perceiving their tangible and intangible heritage as one, vital part of identity and a point of reference for socio-cultural practices.
See the invitation Building bridges 1972-2003.
For more info, please contact Hanna Schreiber: firstname.lastname@example.org.
On 5-7 July 2017, Mateusz Bieczyński and Andrzej Jakubowski (Polish research team), participated in the conference ‘Courts, Power and Public Law’, held by the International Society of Public Law at the University of Copenhagen (Denmark). With Kalliopi Chainoglou (University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki) and Charlotte Woodhead (University of Warwick) they organized a panel entitled ‘Enforcing Cultural Rights – Current Challenges and Future Perspectives’.
The panel addressed diverse issues relating to the enhancement and enforcement of human cultural rights in the practice of judicial and quasi-judicial bodies in Europe.
Full conference programme.