Upcoming events | Past events
4-6 March 2020. The UNESCO Chair holder professor Kristin Kuutma participates at the seminar ""No such thing as heritage"? – From Basic Assumptions and Constructs to Reconceptualizations" held in Helsinki. She is one of the keynote speakers with her talk "Critical (Re)conceptualizations in the Politics of Heritage".
16-18 March 2020. The UNESCO Cooperation Specialist Kristiina Porila is invited to the expert meeting on the nature and purposes of the listing mechanisms under the 2003 Convention. The meeting is organised by UNESCO and held in Paris.
14-15 May 2020. The UNESCO Chair holder professor Kristin Kuutma UNESCO õppetooli hoidja holds a presentation at a seminar that is part of the Osmose research project that focuses on intangible cultural heritage law. One of the managers of the project is Anita Vaivade, the UNESCO Chair holder at the Latvian Academy of Culture.
May 2020. Conferece on Seto leelo in Setomaa. 10 years after Seto leelo was inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity representatives of Seto leelo choirs and other stakeholders of the Seto culture will meet to discuss the situation of leelo singing and of the Seto language.
The event is oragnised by the UNESCO Chair, The Assembly of Seto Leelo Masters (Seto Leelotarku Kogo), The Setomaa Union (Setomaa Liidu)and the Seto and the foundation Seto Culture Fund (Setu Kultuuri Fond).
Summer 2020. Professor Kristin Kuutma, the holder of the UNESCO chair participates at the General Assembly of the States Parties to the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage is a member of the Estonian delegation. Paris, France.
August 2020. A panel on UNESCO at the international conference “Futures” organised by ACHS (Association of Critical Heritage Studies). London, United Kingdom.
2021. An online publication in Estonian language for specialists working with cultural heritage. The aim is to discuss problematic subjects and questions related to cultural heritage. Among others, the publication draws upon the research done in the framework of the Institutional Research Funding project "Cultural heritage as a socio-cultural resource and contested field".