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Prof. Kristin Kuutma

Participates in 1 Session
Kristin Kuutma (PhD) is Professor of Cultural Research at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and leads the UT programme of the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts. Her research in cultural history and anthropology focuses on disciplinary histories, knowledge production, representation and critical heritage studies. She chairs the Estonian National Commission for Unesco, and between 2006–2010 she represented Estonia on the Unesco Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Kuutma has carried out extensive fieldwork on the 2003 Convention policy-making and implementation on international and local level. Her publications include special editions of the Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (2009/3(2); 2010/4(1)), titled Cultural Heritage: Entanglements of Knowledge, Creativity and Property.
Kuutma, K. (2012). Between Arbitration and Engineering: Concepts and Contingencies in the Shaping of Heritage Regimes. In Bendix, Regina F.; Eggert, Aditya; Peselmann, Arnika (eds). Heritage Regimes and the State (p. 21–36). Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen.

Sessions in which Prof. Kristin Kuutma participates

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Concordia, John Molson School of Business Building (MB) - MB 3.445

Regular session

Dr Satu Kähkönen, University of Jyväskylä (Moderator)

Prof. Kristin Kuutma (Moderator)

Prof. Tuuli Lähdesmäki, University of Jyväskylä (Moderator)

Space plays a crucial role in the production and meaning-making of cultural heritage. Although space has often been discussed in heritage studies, ...

Sessions in which Prof. Kristin Kuutma attends

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
4 hours, 19:00 - 23:00

La Scena - La Scena (intérieur)


The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an ...