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Intangible cultural heritage and tourist activities: the case of Venice

venice22-23 nov patrThe conference is included among the events that celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Convention for the Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage.

ITALY – Venice, 22 – 23 November 2013  – Marittima, Terminal 103 – Sala Auditorium

Scientific Committee: Maria Laura Picchio Forlati, Italian Society of International Law, Scuola di San Rocco; Tullio Scovazzi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan; Benedetta Ubertazzi, University of Macerata, Von Humboldt Foundation; Lauso Zagato, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice. Working Languages: English and Italian

 

PROGRAMME

Friday 22 November 2013, h. 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

9:00-9:45 Welcome addresses from the national and local institutions

Representative of the Veneto Region

Representative of the Province of Venice

Representative of the Municipality of Venice

Yolanda Valle-Neff, Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Science and Culture in Europe, Venice (Italy)

Nicola Falconi, President of the Institution for the Conservation of the Gondola and the protection of the Gondolier of Venice

 

First Session

THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE AT THE WORLD AND EUROPEAN LEVEL

Chairperson: Luciana Mariotti, Central Institute for Ethnoanthropology, National Museum for Popular Arts and Traditions, Rome

10:00-10:20 a.m. Pedro De Miguel Asensio, Complutense University of Madrid

Cross-Border Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage

10:20-10:40 a.m. Alison McCleery, Edinburgh Napier University

Sustaining Intangible Cultural Heritage through the Vehicle of Tourism: Identifying and Overcoming Barriers

10:40-11:00 a.m. Tullio Scovazzi, University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan

The Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage according to the 2003 Convention

11:00-11:20 a.m. Lauso Zagato, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice

Intangible Cultural Heritage as a World of Rights

11:20-11:40 a.m. Coffee break

11:40-12:00 a.m. Irene Calboli, National University of Singapore

Innovation, Conservation, and Cultural Identity: The Role of Intellectual Property in Protecting Intangible Cultural Heritage

12:00-12:20 a.m. Benedetta Ubertazzi, University of Macerata, Von Humboldt Foundation

Non-Governmental Organizations and the 2003 Convention

12:20-13:00 a.m. Interventions and Questions

 

Second Session

Friday 22 November 2013, h. 2:30-5:30 p.m.

THE VENETIAN INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE

Chairperson: Maria Laura Picchio Forlati, Italian Society of International Law, Scuola di San Rocco

 

CORPORATIONS AND SCHOOLS

2:40-2:50 p.m. Giovanni Caniato, State Archive, Venice

Associative Life in Venice as a Living Experience of a Centuries-old Tradition

2:50-3:00 p.m. Saverio Pastor, President of “El Felze”, Venice

The “Gondola” Tradition

GLASS AND LACE

3:00-3:10 p.m. Sergio Malara, Coordinator of Consortium Promovetro, Murano

The Murano Glass Tradition

3:10-3:20 p.m. Doretta Davanzo Poli, Textile History Scholar and Vice President of the Andriana Marcello Foundation

The Lace Tradition from Venice to Burano

 

FABRICS

3:20-3:30 p.m. Rodolfo Bevilacqua, President of Luigi Bevilacqua S.r.l.

The Textile Production according to the Ancient Techniques

3:30-3:40 p.m. Alessandro Favaretto Rubelli, President of Rubelli S.p.A.

The Union Between the Tradition of Past and Modern Technology as an Unmistakable Figure of Venetian Fabrics

3:40-4:00 p.m. Coffee break

 

THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE BETWEEN DAILY EXPRESSIONS AND EVENTS

4:00-4:10 p.m. Bepi Morassi, Teatro la Fenice

At the Origin, the “Commedia dell’arte”

4:10-4:20 p.m. Massimo Andreoli, President of Consorzio Europeo Rievocazioni Storiche, Venice

The Carnival of Venice

4:20-4:30 p.m. Wanda Moretti, Choreographer

From the Angel’s Flight to Vertical Dance
4:30-4:40 p.m. Franco Posocco, Scuola Grande di San Rocco
A Survival of the Tradition of the “Machine”: the Choir of San Rocco
4:40-4:50 p.m. Monica Calcagno, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice
Product Innovation and Process Innovation: a Guarantee for the Survival of the Intangible Cultural Heritage
4:50-5:20 p.m. Interventions and Questions


Third Session

Saturday 23 November 2013, h. 9:00-12:30 a.m.

THE INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL

Chairperson: Giovanni Puglisi, President of the Italian National Commission for UNESCO, Rector of IULM University, Milan

9:00-9:20 a.m. Gianni Bonazzi, Ministry for Cultural Properties and Activities, Director of Service I, Coordination and Studies, of the General Secretariat

9:20-9:40 a.m. Massimo Riccardo, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Director, General Direction for the Promotion of the Country System

9:40-10:00 a.m. Marcello Limina, Ministry of Education, University and Research, General Director for International Affairs

10:00-10:20 a.m. Laura Cavalcanti, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Brazilian Samba as Intangible Cultural Heritage

10:20-10:40 a.m. Pier Luigi Petrillo, Unitelma Sapienza University, Rome

The Legal Protection of Intangible Cultural Heritage in Italy

10:40-11:00 a.m. Coffee break

11:00-11:20 a.m. Chiara Bortolotto, EURIAS fellow, University of Cambridge

Translating an International Standard: Intangible Cultural Heritage Inventories in Italy and France

11:20-11:40 a.m. Valentina Lapiccirella Zingari, Coordinator of the Working Group SIMBDEA-ICH (Società Italiana per la Museografia e i Beni Demoetnoantropologici)

Italy as a Country of Non-Governmental Organizations, Museums of Civil Society, “Heritage Communities” and the 2003 Convention: Among Ongoing Projects and Processes.

11:40-12:30 a.m. Interventions and Questions

 

For more information please contact: Organising Secretariat of Venezia Terminal Passeggeri S.p.A. – Tel. (+39) 041 2403021-22/ 041 877 7720 – fax (+39) 041 240 30 91 – e-mail: eventi@vtp.it

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