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Mesut Dinler

PhD Student
Politecnico di Torino
Participates in 1 Session
Mr. Dinler is a Ph.D. candidate at the Architectural and Landscape Heritage Program of the Politecnico di Torino, Italy. He obtained his M.S. degree in 2013 in ‘Cultural Heritage Conservation Program’ in Middle East Technical University, from where he got his B.Arch. degree as well in 2009. He worked as a teaching assistant at the Restoration Department in Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University and he gained internships both with US/ICOMOS and the Getty Conservation Institute.

Sessions in which Mesut Dinler participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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Sessions in which Mesut Dinler attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

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Saturday 4 June, 2016

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9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local Societies
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local
13:30 - 17:00 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageUrban HeritageTourism
Changes in heritageNew manifestations of heritageNotions of heritage
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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7:00 - 9:00 | 2 hours
Public event

Canal: Walking the Post-Industrial Lachine Canal (COHDS, 2013 - bilingual) is an audio-walk and booklet that takes listeners from the Atwater Market to the Saint Gabriel Lock, exploring the post-industrial transformation of a once heavily industrialized area. The Lachine Canal area has undergone dramatic changes, as mills and factories were closed and then demolished or converted into high-end condominiums. The adjoining working-class neighbourhoods ...

14:00 - 15:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageHeritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipPublic event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

"What does heritage change?" is a multifaceted  question to which the answer(s) are in primary respects related to real-life negotiations among different groups of citizens, cultures, races, ethnic groups, sexual identities, and social classes about received, official and/or widely accepted or accomodated intangible attributes, cultural traditions, historic monuments, buildings, and other transmitted or revived historical legacies. Heritage designated by and for whom, for what motivations, an...

19:00 - 21:00 | 2 hours
Public event

Monday 6 June, 2016

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7:00 - 9:00 | 2 hours
Public event

La Pointe: L’autre bord de la track / The Other Side of the Tracks (COHDS /Public History Students, 2015 - bilingual) takes walkers into a working-class neighbourhood that has undergone massive deindustrialization and is now gentrifying. Pointe-Saint-Charles is also known for its place-based activism and strong neighbourhood identity. Produced by the oral history students in Steven High’s Working Class Public History course, working closely with two other cl...

9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes PoliticsHeritage in ConflictsUrban HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism
Heritage changes politicsPolitical uses of heritageUses of heritageHeritage and conflicts