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Marina Svensson

Lund University
Participates in 1 Session
Marina Svensson is Professor of Modern China Studies at Lund University, Sweden. Her research addresses human rights, media and the Internet, as well as cultural heritage issues in China. She has written extensively on cultural heritage issues in China, examples include “Heritage struggles and placemakings in Zhejiang province: Local media, cross regional media interactions, and media strategies from below,” in Sun Wanning and Jenny Chio eds., Mapping Media in China: Region, Province and Locality (Routledge 2012); “Lineages and the State: Negotiating and Re-inventing Local History and Heritage,” in Ane Bislev and Stig Thøgersen eds. Organizing Rural China (Rowman and Littlefield 2012); “Cultural Heritage Protection in the People’s Republic of China: Preservation Policies, Institutions, Laws, and Enforcement in Zhejiang,” in Mattias Burell and Marina Svensson eds. Chinese Laws in Context (Cornell University Press 2011); and “Tourist Itineraries, Spatial Management, and Hidden Temples: The Revival of Religious Sites in a Water Town,” in Tim Oakes and Donald Sutton eds. Faiths on Display: Religion and Tourism in China (Rowman and Littlefield 2010).

Sessions in which Marina Svensson participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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Sessions in which Marina Svensson attends

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
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...

18:30
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

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
14:00
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...

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
18:00
18:00 - 19:00 | 1 hour
Festive Event

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:30
7:30 - 8:45 | 1 hour 15 minutes
Public event

(en français) Le centre-ville a été au cœur de nombreuses luttes depuis les années 1970. Le parcours proposé par Martin Drouin, historien, professeur au département d’études urbaines et touristiques de l’Université du Québec à Montréal, présentera quelques combats qui ont marqué la scène patrimoniale et transformé le paysage urbain montréalais. _ Downtown Montreal has been at the centre of numerous struggles since the 1970’s. The itinerary proposed by Martin Drouin, historia...

19:00
19:00 - 23:00 | 4 hours
Festive Event

The closing dinner of the conference, called “Pawâ” according to a French-Canadian tradition borrowed from the Native American lexicon, will be an opportunity to discover, in the heart of the Old Port of Montreal, an original culinary creation by the caterer Agnus Dei, from the renowned Maison Cartier-Besson in Montreal, leader in its field for its boundless creativity and event expertise. The dinner, in the form of stations, will offer delegates an exploration of Quebecois culinary heritage,...