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Prof. Laurajane Smith

Professor and Head of the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies
Australian National University
Participates in 8 items
Laurajane Smith is Professor and Head of the Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies, at the Australian National University, Canberra. She is editor of the International Journal of Heritage Studies, co-general editor with William Logan of the Key Issues in Cultural Heritage book series (Routledge) and founder of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies. She is the author of several books, most notably Uses of Heritage (2006, Routledge) and is currently writing her next book based on over 10 years of research with visitors to heritage sites and history museums. 

Sessions in which Prof. Laurajane Smith participates

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:30
13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local Societies
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local
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)
9:00

Monday 6 June, 2016

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

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 hours 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Living EnvironmentIntangible HeritageMuseums
Heritage changes placeCo-construction of heritageCommunity-based heritageHeritage makers

Sessions in which Prof. Laurajane Smith attends

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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