March 15, 2018
The HEURIGHT public seminar “Cultural Heritage, Cultural Rights and the European Union” took place on 13 March 2018 at the Institute of Law Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Staszic Palace in Warsaw. It gathered more than forty participants from Poland, Italy, Norway and United Kingdom, including scholars, representatives of public institutions, doctoral candidates and graduate students. The main objective was to present the research findings of the project and its major outputs. The seminar also addressed current legal and policy challenges faced by the European Union in light of the agenda of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018, and discussed the EU research programmes and initiatives within HORIZON2020, coordinated by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and National Institute for Museums and Public Collections. Finally, the experiences of the instutional leader of the HEURIGHT international consortium, the University of Fine Arts in Poznań, were debated.