2020-10-16 COURSE ‘New Heritage Approaches’

Organised by: Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Dates: October 16th – November 13th, 2020
Language: Portuguese
You can watch back the entire event: YouTube 

This Master course includes 5 webinars, and aims to present initial reflections and guidelines regarding new heritage approaches and disseminate the debate about heritage conventions.


1) World Heritage Convention: from current concepts and criteria to new interpretive possibilities;

2) Management of the dynamics and transformation of the urban landscape: monitoring, intervention and financing instruments;

3) Evaluation criteria: exceptional universal value versus local identity value in the light of the inclusion of gender, race, ethnicity and income;

4) Articulation strategies: between natural, cultural and mixed heritage and between material and immaterial heritage; and

5) Heritage education as an instrument of access to citizenship and democratization of heritage.