Expert Meeting: Museums, Diversity and Intangible Cultural Heritage

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What potential role can museums play in a (super)diverse society, while working on intangible cultural heritage and with its practitioners? That is the central question of this expert meeting on Museums, Diversity and Intangible Cultural Heritage.

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Position paper

Read the position paper by Albert van der Zeijden and Sophie Elpers: Intangible Heritage & the Museum in an age of superdiversity. 

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When

08 November 2017 from 09:00 to 17:15
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Where

Schielandshuis and Museum Rotterdam (The Netherlands)

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Program


8h30 Registration
9h00

Welcome
by Paul van de Laar | Director Museum Rotterdam (NL)

9h10

Keynote | Looking for Connections: Collections and Repertoires
by Hester Dibbits | Amsterdam University of the Arts & Erasmus University of Rotterdam (NL)

9h40

Position paper: Intangible Heritage and the museum in an age of superdiversity
Presented by by Albert van der Zeijden and Sophie Elpers | Dutch Centre for Intangible Heritage (NL)

Reaction by Alexandra van Dongen  | Wereldmuseum & Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen (NL)

10h15 Coffee break
11h30

Interactive debate: make your statement!

11h50

Dutch and Swiss museums on challenges and most remarkable win-wins relating to (super)diversity and intangible cultural heritage

12h25 Lunch break
13h25

! Change of locations: from Schielandshuis to Museum Rotterdam

13h45 Belgian, Italian and French museums on challenges and most remarkable win-wins relating to (super)diversity and intangible cultural heritage
14h25 Coffee break
14h45

Working on intangible cultural heritage and with its practitioners?

Working groups | Developing tools for museum practice focussed on intangible cultural heritage and (super)diversity.

16h15

Concluding observations | Museums, Diversity and Intangible Cultural Heritage

By Paul van de Laar | Director Museum Rotterdam (NL) and Albert van der Zeijden | Dutch Centre for Intangible Heritage (NL)

Estimated end: 17h15

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