In scholarly discussion, as well as in spatial planning, governance and politics, heritage is inextricably intertwined with regional identity. The frequency with which these concepts are jointly applied suggests that their relationship has been thoroughly studied and extensively analyzed. However, despite the apparently self-evident way in which these notions are combined, the understanding of the role of heritage in the construction of regional identities is still in its beginning stages. Clearly, the relationship between heritage and regional identity requires considerable further exploration. The Heritage and Regional Identity Symposium aims at exploring the role of heritage in regional identity by focusing on scales, borders, spatial transformations and tourism.
What is the role of heritage in the construction of regional identities, in the context of tourism & leisure, spatial transformation and processes different scales?
Time: 9:00 AM – 17:00 PM
Adress: Pakhuis de Zwijger
Piet Heinkade 179
1019 HC Amsterdam
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