Winter 2012 symposium hosted at Brown University

31 Jan

On Friday, January 27, 2012 the John Nicholas Brown Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University hosted the winter 2012 symposium to discuss issues of Urban Cultural Heritage and Creative Practice.  The morning session, included presentations from our international partners:

  • Cape Town: Nick Shepherd (University of Cape Town, Center for African Studies)
  • Dublin: Pat Cooke (University College Dublin, School of Art History and Cultural Policy and Director, Arts Management and Cultural Policy)
  • Hong Kong: Oscar Ho (Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Cultural and Religious Studies and Director, Arts and Heritage)
  • Istanbul: Lucienne Thys-Senocak (Koç University, Department of Archaeology and History of Art)
  • York: John Schofield (University of York, Department of Archaeology and Director, Cultural Heritage Management)

Also included was a special artist talk by Betsey Biggs who spoke about The Providence Postcard Project which launched at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts that evening.

In the afternoon session all participants took part in an Open Space meeting to collaboratively elaborate and explore the issues related to issues arising from the presenters work and the development of this form of interdisciplinary creative practice.

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