50 Years World Heritage Convention: Shared Responsibility – Conflict & Reconciliation

This project celebrates the 50th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention by publishing a book that reflects upon the future of World Heritage while taking into account the values ​​of “responsibility”, “reconciliation” and “sustainability”. Therefore, on 21./22. June 2021 a virtual conference will take place.
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Our World Heritage – Mining Cultural Landscape Erzgebirge/Krušnohori

In order to sustainably preserve the Ore Mountains / Krušnohoří mining region as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for all of humanity and future generations, its importance must be conveyed to young people in particular. Together with the traditional associations and teachers from the mining region, the IHS has developed formats and methods with which young people are taught the international significance of their heritage and they are motivated and qualified to take responsibility for it. more …

African Heritage and the Pillars of Sustainability

The Institute for Heritage Studies/ UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies within the research framework of the “International Graduate School: Heritage Studies (IGS)” at Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus-Senftenberg and in cooperation with the “fahari yetu” project under the University of Iringa/ Tanzania is offering a joint Summer School on the topic “African Heritage and the Pillars of Sustainability” in July 2016. more …

Exploration, Evaluation and Preservation of the Church of Peace in Jawor as a World Heritage Site (2011-2014)

The Chair Intercultural Studies / UNESCO Chair in Heritage Studies and the Chair of Architectural Conservation of the Nicolaus Copernicus University  in Torun (Poland) have conducted the international research project “Exploration, Evaluation and Preservation of the Church of Peace in Jawor as a more …