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18-19/01/2024 – International Symphosium: “Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage through Past, Present and Future”

The International Symphosium “Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage through Past, Present and Future”, co-organized by Prof. Gianluca Miniaci (Università di Pisa), was held on 18-19 January 2024 at the Forlì Campus (Università di Bologna).

The event proposed to focus on diverse aspects of heritage protection in conflict and peace, conceptualize more critically the notion of tangibility and intangibility, address heritage issues beyond planet Earth and put forward innovative ways to deal with heritage preservation and management.

Participants included the Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Culture, Lucia Borgonzoni; the Undersecretary of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Maria Tripodi; Embassy Counsellor Paolo Bartorelli, Head of the UNESCO Office at MAECI; Legation Counsellor Stefano Crescenzi, in charge of UN affairs for the General Directorate for Political and Security Affairs at MAECI; and the Director of the Italian Cultural Institute in Cairo, Davide Scalmani. Among others, the Permanent Representative of Italy to UNESCO in Paris, Liborio Stellino; the Ambassador of Italy to Libya, Gianluca Alberini; and the Ambassador of Italy to Baghdad, Maurizio Greganti, will also intervene. More than 120 professors and experts from all over the world will take part in the event. Professor Giuseppe Nesi of the International Law Commission was also present.

The Virtual Museum on Cultural Heritage and the Heritage International Institute (HII) were officialy presented during the Symposium.