2016 FRH Biennial Conference Presentations

Conference’ speakers (in alphabetical order):

 

Between tourists and pilgrims: how to attract visitors to religious heritage?

Silvia Aulet – Universitat de Girona, Spain

 

Pilgrimage and Community

Pilar G. Bahamonde – Centro de Estudios Lebaniegos, Spain

 

Extended Use Attracts Visitors

Peter Breukink – Stichting Groninger Kerken, Netherlands

 

An examination of four Council of Europe Cultural Routes: Santiago de Compostela

Mario Crecente – Architect and Director at Crecente Asociados 

 

Interpretation. Getting the Message Across

Marc de Beyer – Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, Netherlands

 

Video message

Stefano Dominioni – Council of Europe

 

 

 

Take it or leave it? Expectations, frustrations and gratifications of visitors at religious heritage sites

Karin Drda-Kuehn – Kultur und Arbeit e.V., Germany

 

Digital dissent: the story of 300 years of Nonconformity and chapel building in Wales

Susan Fielding – Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales

 

Brass in abundance

Jennie Hawks Art Alive in Churches, Great Britain

 

Tangerasa church, Orebro County

Raoul Hjärtström, Sweden

 

The Environmental Sightseer – Pilgrimage and Conservation: Mont St. Michel

Pierre-André Lablaude –  Monuments Historiques, France

 

CHEER – Cultural Heritage for European Rural Regeneration

Karen Marie Leth Nissen – University of Copenhagen, Denmark

 

A new ICOMOS Scientific Committee on Places of Religion and Ritual

Henrik Lindblad – Church of Sweden

 

Tangible and Intangible Heritage

Jan Klinckaert – CRKC Leuven, Belgium

 

Pilgrimage, Slow movement, and Sustainable Tourism

Golnoosh Mozafari – Brandenburgische Technische Universität, Germany

 

Social media and reaching out to the public

Elena Paschinger – Kreativ Reisen, Austria 

 

Visitors as actors of dialogue

Luisella Pavan-Woolfe – Council of Europe

 

The Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela

Segundo Leonardo Perez – Dean of the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela

 

The largest Catholic Pilgrimage in Central and Eastern Europe on UNESCO’s Intangible Heritage

Mara Popescu – The Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation, Belgium.

 

Religious heritage serving as a local development tool of the Mohawk community in Kahnawake, Canada

Edith Prégent – Musée régional de Vaudreuil-Soulanges, Canada

 

Changing patterns of perception: Venezia extraordinaria

Rita Sartori – Venezia Arte Cultura & Turismo, Italy

 

 

 

Landscapes of Religious Heritage: Tourists and Pilgrims in Search of Transcendence

Alessandro Scafi – The Warburg Institute, University of London

 

 

Via Francigena

Christian Schüle – Scientific Committee of the European Association of Via Francigena

 

 

New Technologies and community – Religiana: The online platform for our shared religious heritage

David Spitaels – FRH, Belgium

 

Fundraising from Building User

Crispin Truman – The Churches Conservation Trust, UK*

 

Medieval Monasteries in Republic of Macedonia – An asset for Touristic Development

Pance Velkov – The Makedonida Foundation for Heritage Education, Macedonia

 

Models of Contemporary Pilgrimage

Helena Wangefelt Ström – Umeå University, Sweden

 

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