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Katarzyna Piotrowska

Department of Culture and National Heritage
Kraków Municipality

Katarzyna Piotrowska obtained a doctoral degree in architecture and urban planning in the field of landscape architecture at the Kraków University of Technology and a master's degree in the same field at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. She started her professional career in 1999 in the Centre for the Protection of Historic Landscapes in Warsaw, which she continued in the National Institute of Cultural Heritage. She was responsible, among other issues, for implementation of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, heading the Centre for World Heritage as well as representing Poland in the World Heritage Committee during Poland’s term of office. Currently, she works for Kraków Municipality as deputy director of the Department of Culture and National Heritage.

Sessions in which Katarzyna Piotrowska attends

miércoles 31 agosto, 2022

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