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Prof. Kristin Kuutma

Participe à 1 Session
Kristin Kuutma (PhD) is Professor of Cultural Research at the University of Tartu, Estonia, and leads the UT programme of the Graduate School of Culture Studies and Arts. Her research in cultural history and anthropology focuses on disciplinary histories, knowledge production, representation and critical heritage studies. She chairs the Estonian National Commission for Unesco, and between 2006–2010 she represented Estonia on the Unesco Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Kuutma has carried out extensive fieldwork on the 2003 Convention policy-making and implementation on international and local level. Her publications include special editions of the Journal of Ethnology and Folkloristics (2009/3(2); 2010/4(1)), titled Cultural Heritage: Entanglements of Knowledge, Creativity and Property.
Kuutma, K. (2012). Between Arbitration and Engineering: Concepts and Contingencies in the Shaping of Heritage Regimes. In Bendix, Regina F.; Eggert, Aditya; Peselmann, Arnika (eds). Heritage Regimes and the State (p. 21–36). Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen.

Sessions auxquelles Prof. Kristin Kuutma participe

Lundi 6 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 heures
Notions of HeritageHeritage Changes Itself (Geographical and Linguistic Processes of Transformation)Urban HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism
Heritage changes itselfHeritage and geographyLinguistic transformation of heritageNotions of heritage

Space plays a crucial role in the production and meaning-making of cultural heritage. Although space has often been discussed in heritage studies, further critical analysis of the constructive and performative nature of space, in particular that of scale and territoriality, is needed in order to understand the power hierarchies and mechanisms of power in cultural heritage and in various conflicts related to its meanings, ownership, preservation and management. The idea of cultural herit...

Sessions auxquelles Prof. Kristin Kuutma assiste

Mardi 7 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
19:00 - 23:00 | 4 heures
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,...