Draft programme

Draft programme

The 2023 Biennial Conference programme will start on Thursday, 20 April 2023 and will end on Friday, 21 April 2023.

The participants will have the opportunity to attend study visits in Malmö on Saturday, 22 April 2023.

WEDNESDAY | 19 APRIL 2023

Run for Heritage (out of the Conference programme)
Before the conference, young people from Lund will explore their local religious heritage in a fun learning activity combining history and outdoor sports. This activity will be part of the Run for Heritage campaign of FRH. More details coming soon.

19.00 | Informal dinner (at own expense)

THURSDAY | 20 APRIL 2023

Venue: Kulturen i Lund, Tegnérsplatsen 6, 223 50 Lund

8.00 | Registration and welcome coffee
9.00 | Official institutional welcome by:

  • EU Commission representative, Catherine Magnant
  • Swedish National Authorities
  • Diocese of Lund
  • FRH President

9.30 | Music performance

10.00 | SUB-THEME 1: ECOMOMIC SUSTAINABILITY

Keynote speech by Christer Gustafsson, Professor in Conservation at Uppsala University (Sweden)

10.30 | Audience Q&A

10.45 | Coffee break

11.15 | Presentation by Claire Walker, Chief Executive of the National Churches Trust (United Kingdom)
11.25 | Presentation by Peter Palgut, Gotická Cesta Association (Slovakia)
11.35 | Presentation by Ruslan Khalikov, Ukrainian Independent Center for Political Studies (TBC)
11.55 | Poster presentation
12.00 | Audience Q&A

12.30 | Lunch

13.30 | SUB-THEME 2: ECOLOGICAL SUSTAINABILITY

Keynote speech by Shaul Bassi, Research Institute for Digital and Cultural Heritage from the Ca’Foscari University of Venice (Italy)

14.00 | Audience Q&A
14.15 | Presentation (TBC)
14.25 | Presentation on Tourism and Sustainability by Bogdan Cocieru (TBC)
14.35 | Presentation on the Run for Heritage campaign
14.45 | Poster presentation
14.50 | Audience Q&A

15.15 | Coffee break

15.45 | FRH Photo & Video Competition 2022 Award
16.15 | Summary and conclusions of the day
16.15 | End of day 1

19.00 |  Conference dinner

FRIDAY | 21 APRIL 2023

Venue: Kulturen i Lund, Tegnérsplatsen 6, 223 50 Lund

9.30 | Coffee at venue

10.00 | SUB-THEME 3: CULTURAL/SPIRITUAL SUSTAINABILITY

Keynote speech by Jakub Nowakowski, Director of the Galicia Jewish Museum (Poland)

10.30 | Audience Q&A
10.45 | Presentation by Britta Roos, The Blue Shields in Scania (Sweden)
10.55 | Presentation Klas Grinell, Development officer at the Department for Cultural strategy at the Cultural administration of the City of Gothenburg (Sweden)
11.05 | Presentation on the European Union report “Strengthening Cultural Heritage Resilience for Climate Change” by Anne Grady, Head Cultural Heritage Advisor and Seconded National Expert to the EU Parliament (Ireland)
11.15 | Poster presentation
11.20 | Break
11.30 | Audience Q&A
11.45 | Poster presentations at the hall of Kulturen i Lund

12.15 | Lunch

13.30 | SUB-THEME 4: SOCIAL SUSTAINABILITY

Keynote speech by Tharik Hussain, travel writer and journalist specialising in Muslim Heritage and author of the 2022 Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year “Minarets in the Mountains: a Journey into Muslim Europe”

13.45 | Audience Q&A
14.00 | Presentation by Thomas O’Dell, Research studies manager at the Division of Ethnology, Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology – Lund University (Sweden)
14.10 | Presentation by Olimpia Niglio, Vice President of ICOMOS PRERICO
14.20 | Presentation by Matthias Ripp, World Heritage Coordinator of the City of Regensburg, UNESCO – Altstadt von Regensburg mit Stadtamhof (Germany)
14.30 | Poster presentation
14.35 | Audience Q&A

14.50 | Coffee break

15.20 | Religious Heritage Innovator of the Year Award Ceremony
15.45 | Summary and conclusions of the day
17.00| End of the conference

 

SATURDAY | 22 APRIL 2023

STUDY VISITS IN MALMÖ (OPTIONAL)
Visits to religious heritage sites (churches, mosques, synagogues and cemeteries) in Malmö. Lunch will be provided during the tour.