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Bo Lagerqvist

Associate Professor
University of Gothenburg
Participates in 2 items

I am an Associate Professor at the University of Gothenburg, Department of Conservation (UGOT-C), since long involved in the development of the bachelor’s and master’s programs at UGOT-C as well as lecturer at a number of Regional Restoration Camps in the western Balkans organized by Cultural Heritage without Borders. My professional experience includes position as heritage official at Forsvik industrial heritage site in 2004-09 responsible for regional strategies for industrial heritage in West Sweden. In 2009 I was commissioned moderator for the UGOT initiative on Heritage Studies as part of strengthening cross-disciplinary research, contributing to the establishment of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies in 2012. During these years, I was part of a number of activities focusing on the former Union Carbide facility in Bhopal, India. Between 2012 and 2018 I was Head of department (UGOT-C), and from August 2018 to February 2019 I did a sabbatical in Tirana, Albania, cooperating with Cultural Heritage without Borders Albania, and the Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies, University of Tirana. Presently I am the ICOMOS lead scientist in the Charter Alliance project ( co-heading WP2 together with E.C.C.O.


(Forthcoming) Lagerqvist, B., Némethy, S., Nilsson, A. (2022) Landscape Observatory Västra Götaland & Balaton Ecomuseum – A Swedish-Hungarian Interaction for Sustainable Landscape management. Cultivating Continuity of the European Landscape, UNISCAPE. Springer

Némethy, S., Ternell, A., Bornmalm, L., Lagerqvist, B., Szemethy, L. (2022) Environmental Viability Analysis of Connected European Inland–Marine Waterways and Their Services in View of Climate Change. Atmosphere 2022, 13(6), 951.

Lagerqvist, B. (2022) Concepts of integrated conservation as inroads to sustainable management of cultural landscapes. Special issue of Antropologji, Materializing Modernity. Landscape, Architecture and Anthropology intersections in 20th-century rurality, vëllimi 4/ numër 1/ 2021. Open Access Scientific Journal of the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Art Studies - Academy of Albanian Studies, (ISSN 2617-9768 and ISSN 2706-5995)

Bornmalm, L. & Lagerqvist, B. (2022) From Rustic Fishing Boats to Steel Trawlers: The development of fishing vessels on the West Coast of Sweden, 1850––1980. Mariner’s Mirror, Vol 108, 2022 – Issue 1, pp. 66-89.

Lagerqvist, B., Bornmalm, L., & Nemethy, S. (2021) European inland waters: The history of seafaring, shipping, and shipyards at the Lake Balaton. Ecocycles, 7(1), 73–87.

Lagerqvist, B. (2020) Education and training in heritage practices – The case of heritage craft education at University of Gothenburg as an opportunity for Albania, Ecocycles, Vol 6, No 1, pp. 1-12. 

Lagerqvist, B. & Bornmalm, L. (2018) The steamer s/s Bohuslän as industrial heritage. A basis for re-thinking heritage practices. Cultural Heritage Preservation: the Past, the Present and the Future. Eds. Tomas Nilson & Kristina Thorell. Forskning i Halmstad nr 24, Halmstad University, pp 47-64. ISBN 978-91-87045-94-3 

Lagerqvist, B. (2017) Conservation or reconciliation? Industrial heritage practices at a turning point. Heritage and peacebuilding. Heritage Matters. Eds. Diana Walters, Daniel Laven & Peter Davies. Martlesham, UK: Boydell & Brewer Ltd., pp 221-234. ISBN 978-1-78327-216-7 

Lagerqvist, B. (2015) The complexity of heritage and societal development – The example of Gjirokastra, Albania. Ecocycles, Vol 1, No 2.


Sessions in which Bo Lagerqvist participates

Sessions in which Bo Lagerqvist attends

domingo 28 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours

lunes 29 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:30 AM
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM | 30 minutos
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

Si la vallée du canal de Lachine a été le berceau de l’industrialisation canadienne, la géographie industrielle métropolitaine ne s’y est pas confinée, peu s’en faut, Outre les grandes concentrations d’entreprises des quartiers centraux, elle est constituée des réseaux infrastructuraux, d’une douzaine de centrales hydroélectriques et des ensembles manufacturiers disséminés dans une quinzaine de petites villes aujourd’hui intégrées dans l’aire métropolitaine. La conférence proposera un surv...

Gérard Beaudet

Keynote speaker

martes 30 agosto, 2022

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

miércoles 31 agosto, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
3:15 PM
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour 45 minutos

This tour offers an excursion on a privatized deck of Montreal's bateau-mouche; a playful guided tour that takes in some of the city's industrial landmarks from the St. Lawrence River.The tour is priced to cover additional costs; the fee includes access to the bateau-mouche, the tour and a drink.Departure will be on foot from the conference venue; boarding is at 3:45 p.m. at the l...

5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...

jueves 1 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
7:00 AM
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM | 1 hour 30 minutos

From its construction to its restoration, immerse yourself in the now and then of this key Canadian industrial heritage site. A country’s central maritime route, a major inland port, the Canadian Lowell (using hydraulic power), the cradle of industrialization, Smokey Valley (using steam), a manufacturing hotspot, the Lachine Canal is all of this and more. For it is also a national historic site, for which

1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

This lecture will argue that the landscapes of industrial heritage that can be found in different parts of the world are directly related to the place-specific trajectories of deindustrialization. In other words: the different ways in which deindustrialization impacts on local communities has a direct bearing on the emergence of forms of industrial heritage. I will differentialte between deindustrialization paths and related industrial heritage regimes in a) Anglo-...

3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM | 2 hours

The South Central district is a former industrial and working-class neighbourhood with a rich and unique heritage. The visit will allow us to discover, among other things, the Macdonald Tobacco factory and the Raymond candy factory, the old workers' housing typical of the district, and the reuse of old buildings for cultural and community purposes. The activity will start at the Frontenac metro station and will end with a visit to the Écomusée du fier monde. Staff will be avail...

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viernes 2 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 AM
12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | 1 hour
1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos
3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutos

In the refusal of people in communities abandoned by industrial capital to abandon their own places, we can read an implicit critique of the mobility and unaccountability of capital, raised by those who were once inside (however tenuously or uncomfortably) and now find themselves marginalized, “left behind.” The desire to catch up again, whether through attracting new investment or transvaluing abandoned sites as tourist attractions, makes this an essentially conservative critique that is ...

6:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM | 3 hours

Come and share the good times of the congress and celebrate your scientific and professional discoveries in a former fruit jam factory, Usine C, built in 1913 and transformed at the end of the 1970s into a place for creation and dissemination.Discover Montreal's gastronomy thanks to an exceptional caterer. Learn about Montreal's musical heritage and the history of the industrial district that brought it to life. Then hear and experience Quebec's musical tradition as you are carried ...

sábado 3 septiembre, 2022

Zona horaria: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM | 2 hours

Uncover the vestiges of the Canadian Pacifie Railway tracks and the former Angus Shops, which played integral raies in the industrial and residential development of Rosemont. This tour wi/1 give you insight into the industrial past of the neighbourhood and its new life bath as a place to live and to work.A tour designed and guided by Heritage Montreal. Departure at the corner of Rachel and Dézéry streets, 10 minutes walk from Prefontaine metro station

Gracia Dorel-Ferré

Keynote speaker
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