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PhD Workshop: Heritage Hybridisation: Concepts, Scales & Spaces

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Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne

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Isidora Stankovic

Postdoc leader Cultural Heritage


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From 10 to 12 May, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University will host the Una Europa PhD Workshop “Heritage Hybridisation: Concepts, Scales and Spaces”. This workshop was originally planned for spring 2020. Due to Covid-19, remote collaboration and a series of open virtual events have been organized throughout 2020.

This PhD Workshop aims to bring together PhD students and researchers from all Una Europa universities, offering PhD students insights from different schools of thought. The concept of heritage hybridisation enables us to focus on the interconnection of different domains, period and actors that jointly shape our cultural heritage. The workshop will address the concept from five angles:

  1. Political, transnational and community negotiations and heritage hybridisation
  2. Hybridisations of heritage narratives
  3. Heritage(s) between high and popular culture
  4. Heritage rescaling and hybridisations
  5. Hybridisation of heritage concepts and doctrines

Open Programme

The 3-day workshop will consist of keynotes, roundtables, PhD presentations, virtual visits and community-building elements. In line with the Una Europa spirit of openness, most of the lectures and roundtables are open for everyone interested via Facebook streaming:

10 May

Keynote Lecture “Hybrid or mutant? How ‘patrimoine’ transformed the idea(s) of heritage and changed our approaches to knowledge, from ‘patrimonialisation’ to critical heritage studies by Professor Lucie K. Morisset (Chair on Urban Heritage, Université du Québec, Montréal), at 15h CEST.

Round Table “De- and re-territorializations of heritage, at 16:15 CEST. Participants: Lecturer Felicity Bodenstein (Sorbonne University, Paris), Assistant Professor Maureen Murphy (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University) and Adjunct Professor Sandra Ferracuti(“Sapienza” University of Rome). Moderator: Associate Professor Anna Niedźwiedź, Uniwersytet Jagielloński w Krakowie.

11 May

Keynote Lecture “The emotional politics of heritage by Professor Laurajane Smith (director of the Centre of Heritage and Museum Studies, Research School of Humanities and the Arts, the Australian National University), at 11:30 CEST.

Keynote Lecture “Food heritage: national or hybrid? by Professor Ilaria Porciani (Institute for Advanced Studies board, University of Bologna), at 15:45 CEST.

12 May

Keynote Lecture “Literal hybridity, then and now: The making and afterlife of nineteenth-century European architecture by Professor Mercedes Volait (CNRS Research Professor, InVisu research unit, Paris and Graduate School in Art History at University Paris I ), at 9:30 CEST.

Round Table “Museums and Cultural Rights, at 10:30 CEST. Participants: Associate Professor Mark O’Neill (Glasgow University), Professor Richard Sandell (University of Leicester) and Professor Suzanne MacLeod (University of Leicester). Moderator: Professor Dominique Poulot (Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University).

More information

This Cultural Heritage PhD Workshop is one of the “Joint Innovative Formats” foreseen by Una Europa’s 1Europe project. Its goal is to experiment with innovative approaches to doctoral education and to contribute to a future Joint PhD on Cultural Heritage offered by the Una Europa Universities. Browse the dedicated workshop website for a more details.

This workshop is a pivotal part of the joint PhD initiatives in 1Europe.