International Conference Urban Cultures Superdiversity and Intangible Heritage

Activiteit: Participation in workshop, seminar


With keynotes, case studies, presentations, shared experiences and interactive group discussion on intangible heritage in the age of superdiversity. Conference organized by the Dutch Centre for Intangible Heritage, tapis plein – expertise center for intangible heritage in Flanders, FARO. Flemish Interface Center for Cultural Heritage, German Commission for UNESCO, and in cooperation with the University of Utrecht and the Free University of Brussels UNESCO Chair on critical heritage studies and safeguarding ICH, and the National Commissions for UNESCO in Belgium and the Netherlands. Organized within the context of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. In this international conference we will focus on the intangible heritage in contemporary urban contexts, by presenting several case studies with different approaches of how intangible heritage is practiced and used as a source fostering social cohesion and cherishing diversity in the city. The year 2018 is the European Cultural Heritage Year, offering an opportunity to highlight the role of living heritage in the processes of identity formation of people in Europe. This conference will contribute to a fruitful and utterly relevant reflection about heritage and identity in the age of superdiversity. During the conference, there will be several short presentations and many opportunities to discuss processes of intangible heritage formation in a dynamic and fluid network society. Programme Thursday, 15 February 2018 Opening Keynotes: •Urban Heritage: Staging Culture Wolfgang Kaschuba (Berliner Institut für empirische Integrations- und Migrationsforschung Humboldt University of Berlin) •Revisiting European heritage discourses, a matter of identity construction? Roel During (Wageningen University) (Semi-)public settings: diversity in the city streets and on stage Intangible heritage practices blending in superdiversity are taking the stage and act in public street performances. In this section a number of possibilities are presented. The carnival model and the artistic model are different types of performances, related to the role liminality and communitas play, in the performance continuum between ritual and performance. Blending the practices and representations: embracing and showcasing the superdiversity. •Telling sounds: staging the musical heritage of Europe, through continuity and change Amanda Brandellero (Erasmus University Rotterdam) •Presentation of the Cologne based innovative grass-roots project Humba and its various satellite activities Birgit Ellinghaus (alba KULTUR, Cologne) in collaboration with Jan Krauthäuser (HUMBA e.V., Cologne) •The Murga Movement in Flanders: A blend of intangible heritages starting in superdiverse Antwerp Margherita Serafini (independent researcher) •Shaian – ambassadors for musical diversity and cultural exchange Dagmar Kern, Michael Halberstadt & Michael Lakatos (Kaiserslautern) •Doek and Knooppunt Lies Van Assche (freelance costume designer, Antwerp) •The “invention of tradition” in the Alps: the Cappuccina’s Carnival Luca Ciurleo (freelance anthropologist) •Heritage, identity and the body in Afro-Dutch self-styling Marleen de Witte (University of Amsterdam) •Food to go: emotions in culinary performativity Natsuko Akagawa (University of Queensland) Urban Tisane / World café Interactive group discussions with the aim of recommendations from the conference participants Friday, 16 February 2018 Keynotes: •Patterns of 'super-diversity': urban diversity and intersections of multiple differences Jenny Phillimore (Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity and Professor of Migration and Superdiversity, University of Birmingham) •The Place-Making of Communities in Urban Spaces Monika Salzbrunn (University of Lausanne) Policy in the polis In this section, the policy on the level of a (European) city is discussed, that takes into account both the internal and external connections and explores how these processed can be managed, enhanced and improved. Are policy makers on the city level able to move beyond national or ethnic references? •Social and cultural approach for intangible cultural heritage in Barcelona Lluís Garcia Petit (Institute for Intangible Cultural Heritage, Barcelona) •The Case of Sofia and its Intangible Cultural Heritage Miglena Ivanova (Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia) •Urban gardening as Intangible Cultural Heritage in urbanised society Stefan Koslowski (Bundesamt für Kultur, Bern) •Between staged and hidden cultural heritage – how to integrate intangible heritage into urban habitus Helmut Groschwitz (Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanitites, Munich) •Urban Cultures, superdiversity and Intangible Cultural Heritage. Three case studies in dialogue Valentina Lapiccirella Zingari (University of Siena), Alessandra Broccolini (University La Sapienza of Rome), Alessandra Micoli (University of Siena) (ICH NGO SIMBDEA) •The “Mannheimer Erbe der Weltkulturen” project Jan-Philipp Possmann (zeitraumexit e.V., Mannheim) •Intangible Cultural Heritage for the Modern Capital: The Village Meets the Urban, Skopje, Macedonia Filip Petkovski (PhD student, World Arts and Cultures/Dance at The University of California Los Angeles) •Urban improvement and intangible heritage: the cases of Rotterdam and Utrecht Albert van der Zeijden (Dutch Centre for Intangible Heritage, Utrecht University) Urban Tisane / World café interactive group discussions with the aim of recommendations from the conference participants Concluding Reflections Marc Jacobs (FARO) and Jorijn Neyrinck (tapis plein) Organisatie te Utrecht op 15 en 16 februari 2018 van de International Conference: Urban Cultures Superdiversity and Intangible Heritage Conference. Dit was een samenwerkingsverband van KIEN, tapis plein, FARO, Duitse UNESCO Commissie, Universiteit Utrecht en de VUB UNESCO Chair on critical heritage studies and safeguarding ICH, en de Nationale Commissies voor UNESCO in België en Nederland.
Periode15 feb 201816 feb 2018
LocatieUtrecht, Netherlands
Mate van erkenningInternational