Wednesday May 26, opted: 13:00-15:00 UTC
Spoken language: English
Magdalena Pereira, Centro de Estudios del Patrimonio. Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez
SPEAKERS & CASE STUDIES
Mustafa Akalay, Universidad de Granada – Fez (Morocco)
Elvira Espejo, Museo de Etnografía y Folclore La Paz – La Paz (Bolivia)
Communities living in heritage towns, cities and territories, have been seriously affected by confinement and the drop in touristic activity. As a result of these difficulties, community networks have been activated, producing new forms of collaboration to maintain their quality of life. In this roundtable we will look at cases that have affected museums, communities and populations in villages and cities on a larger scale. Each cultural reality has been able to adapt to the new circumstances, often appealing to the traditional and ancestral knowledge of its social skills. Are we facing a social or real living cultures conservation?