by Michael Walsh* Famagusta’s story is one that is worth telling and one from which there is yet much to be learned, replete as it is with the contrasts of triumph and tragedy; avarice and devotion; influence and neglect. It … Continue reading
The 2016 FRH Biennial Conference took place from 9th to 11th of November 2016 in Vicenza, Italy. Visit the after Conference page, watch the videos, see the picture and more!
The European project Europetour, in which FRH is a partner, will bring together and connect a diverse range of rural areas in Europe with the aim to enhance local cultural tourism. Learn more about Europetour!
On 29 October 2015 FRH joined an important debate hosted by The Guardian. Read our President’s letter on The Guardian The Church of England’s Buildings Review Group is currently planning the future of its 15,700 churches. But across Europe there … Continue reading
Take a look at the FRH President’s latest address. In a video interview Olivier de Rohan highlighted that places of worship in Europe are falling into disrepair, closing their doors or being threatened. Do we want to be the generation … Continue reading
BRUSSELS – On 8 September 2015 the European Parliament adopted by an overwhelming majority a report drafted by MEP Mircea Diaconu, on an integrated approach to cultural heritage for Europe. FRH welcomes MEPs’ acknowledgment that religious heritage constitutes an intangible … Continue reading
Naftali Bendavid of the Wall Street Journal has devoted a long article about the plight of religious heritage buildings in Europe. He has spoken to FRH council member Lilian Grootswagers as part of his research. Headlined “Hundreds of Churches Have … Continue reading
An article by Celestine Bohlen, June 2, 2014, appeared on the New York Times website and in the International edition of June 3rd. BRUSSELS — When a church closes its doors, it is a sad day for its parishioners. When … Continue reading
English - Français - Deutsch - Svenska - Nederlands 4 out of 5 Europeans think that religious buildings are essential for community life, and want them used more widely. A poll run in April 2014 by the network Future for Religious Heritage (FRH), conducted by Sociovision and … Continue reading
Registration for the Conference “Digital Past 2017: New technologies in heritage, interpretation and outreach” is open. Continue reading
- UK: FRH Member Crispin Truman awarded OBE
- Belgium: KU Leuven and KADOC launch a Call for papers
- Yugoslav Succession War 1991-1999 and the prosecution of crimes against religious property
- European Year of Cultural Heritage needs adequate Funding
- Our December newsletter is out!
- FRH launched its new Annual Report
- UK: The Health and Heritage International Conference
- Maintain your Heritage: Fighting a Culture of Neglect
- 2016 FRH Photo Contest Winners