Robben Island, South Africa

Kasubi Tombs, Uganda

Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe


"Place, memory, meaning:
preserving intangible values in monuments and sites"

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Scientific Symposium Plenary Session 1

- Keynote address on "Place - Memory - Meaning: Preserving values in Monuments and Sites": H.E. Olabiyi Babalola Joseph Yai, Permanent Delegate of Benin at UNESCO

- Introductory lecture: Mounir Bouchenaki, Assistant Director General for Culture, UNESCO

- Introductory lecture: Dawson Munjeri, Deputy Permanent Delegate of Zimbabwe at UNESCO, former Vice President of ICOMOS

- Introductory lecture: Michael Petzet, President of ICOMOS

Session A :
Intangible Dimension - Concepts, Identification and Assessment (Three Parallel Sessions)

Session A1: Concepts, definitions and theoretical considerations

A1.1 Tangible and intangible values of cultural property in western tradition and science (TOMASZEWSKI Andrzej, Poland)

A1.2 Cultural values - intangible forms and places (NUTI Giancarlo, Italy)

A1.3 Immateriality in historic towns (ROMAN Andras, Hungary)

A1.4 Qu’est-ce que l’esprit des lieux ? (PRATS Michèle & THIBAULT Jean-Pierre (présenté par BOUCHE Nancy, France)

A1.5 Cultural routes: tangible and intangible dimensions of the cultural heritage (MARTORELL CARRENO Alberto, Perou)

A1.6 The cultural consistence of built heritage constitutes its intangible dimension (CAMPOS Joao, Portugal)

A1.7 Patrimoine industriel et mémoire du travail (BELHOSTE Jean-François, présenté par NOURRISSIER Gilles, France)

Session A2: Places and their intangible heritage

A2.1 Mt Muozi : a sacred site in Northern Nyanga, Eastern Zimbabwe (PLAN Shenjere, Zimbabwe)

A2.2 Valeurs immatérielles en développement et structure de l’espace. La réforme liturgique du Concile Vatican II et les églises catholiques (POLI Tullio, Saint Siège)

A2.3 Konarka (Sun) Temple – a symbol of intangible heritage, preservation issues and modernity (AGRAWAL Ramesh Chandra, India)

A2.4 Réactiver la mémoire d’un lieu pour s’en réapproprier la dimension sacrée. Le cas du site rupestre du Rocher à l’Oiseau (ARSENAULT Daniel, Canada)

A2.5 Ozd: an abandoned industrial site (VACSZI Piroska, Hungary)

A2.6 Some reflections on place, tangible and intangible heritage and identity constructions (TODESCINI Fabio, South Africa)

A2.7 Jongmyo (Royal Shrine) : Iconography of Korea (RII Hae Un, Korea)

Session A3: Heritage places and living traditions

A3.1 Vernacular Architecture and Intangible Heritage in Mexico (PRIETO Valeria, Mexico)

A3.2 Intangible cultural heritage involved in tangible cultural heritage (ITO Nobuo, Japan)

A3.3 Reflets de la mémoire du monde rural (WIECZOREK J.P.,présenté par POLGE Michel, France)

A3.4 Mata Vaishnodevi Ji and Sri Armanath Ji : their intangible values (CHAUDHARY Poonam, India)

A3.5 More than physical landscapes, the local communities’ perception of the World Heritage Sites in Zimbabwe – the case of Matopos Hills area and Victoria Falls (MUNYIKWA Darlington, Zimbabwe)

A3.6 Valuing Community Identity within Federal Preservation Policy (BINDER Regina et SPEICHER Rita, USA)

Session B:
Impact of change and diverse perceptions
(Three Parallel Sessions)

Session B1: Changing use and spirit of places

B1.1 São Paulo – the impact of change and the recovery of immatrial heritage (SAMPAIO Suzanna, Brasil)

B1.2 The adaptive re-use of buildings: remembrance or oblivion? (CASAL Stella Maris, Argentina)

B1.3 Process of change and modernisation in old Parsonages of Finland (SOIKKELI Anu, Finland)

B1.4 When the castles were white, II (HYLAND A.D.C, Zimbabwe and INSTIFUL G.W.K., Ghana)

B1.5 Intangible values as revenues in a World Heritage City - proposal for the rehabilitation of the Dominican Convent in San Gimignano (KOVACS Erzebet, Hungary)

B1.6 Mémoires de guerre (PONCELET Étienne, présenté par MOUTON Benjamin, France)

B1.7 The intangible heritage in rural Korea: transformation and conservation (KWANG SIK Kim, Corée)

Session B2: Diversity of Perceptions

B2.1 Ziwa National Monument: its significance to the local people hangs delicately in the balance (MISSIAS Shumba, Zimbabwe)

B2.2 Inventer une nouvelle illusion : le cas renommé des Southern Ndebele (FONTANA ANTONELLI Giovanni, Italie)

B2.3 Tradition or invention: remembering and reviving meanings of places (TRUSCOTT Marilyn, Australia)

B2.4 The case of Nyanga Cultural Landscape, N.E. Zimbabwe (MUPIRA Paul, Zimbabwe)

B2.5 Impact of change and diverse perceptions: “Conflicts of meaning and interpretations – Ntusi and Bigo bya Mugyenyi archaeological sites in Uganda (KAMUHANGIRE Ephraim, Uganda)

B2.6 Yesterday’s and Today’s Sacred Places (GAONA Maria-Teresa & OCARIZ Graciela, ORTIZ Cristobal, Paraguay)

B2.7 Baqueachi, el circulo de Onurame (CALDERON PUENTE Maria Cecilia, Mexique)

Session B3: Conservation and traditional knowledge

B3.1 The installation of a Benin monarch: as rite de passage in the expression of ethnic identity in Nigeria (EBOREIME Joseph, Nigeria)

B3.2 Back to the old school? Revival of traditional management systems in Zimbabwe (MARADZE Juliet, Zimbabwe)

B3.3 Transfer of knowledge for saving human lives / Living Tradition: use of traditional horizontal timber belts as seismic element (SUMANOV Lazar, Macedonia)

B3.4 Quel savoir-faire pour entretenir un patrimoine ? (NOURISSIER Gilles, France)

B3.5 Community definition of cultural heritage of rock art in Zimbabwe (MATSIKURE Joymore, Zimbabwe)

B3.6 Traditional conservation methods – the role of intangible values in the protection of cultural heritage in Botswana (MATHLODI Mumtle, Botswana)

B3.7 Time, Memory, Place and Land: social meaning and heritage conservation in Australia (CLARKE Annie et JOHNSTON Chris, Australia)

Session C:
Conserving and managing intangible heritage – methods (Three Parallel Sessions)

Session C1: Conservation, documentation management methods

C1.1 Processes of identification and documentation (MBANGELA Ethel Nomvula, South Africa)

C1.2 Mapping and managing intangible heritage at World Heritage sites (SEGADIKA Phillip, Botswana)

C1.3 Safeguarding Robben Island’s intangible heritage (DEACON Harriet, présenté par DEACON Jeanette, Afrique du Sud)

C1.4 Conserving and managing intangible heritage– methods (MAKUVAZA Simon, Zimbabwe)

C1.5 Language planning in Zimbabwe – the conservation and management of indigenous languages in Zimbabwe (VHIRIRI Advice, Zimbabwe)

C1.6 Gods and conservators : seeing the invisible on a wall (SWIEKA Ewa, Poland, présenté par KLUPSZ Lidia, Poland)

C1.7 Genius Loci – The spirit of archaeological sites (ZSOLT Visy, Hungary)

Session C2: Transmission, interpretation, and tourism

C2.1 Robben Island - developing an integrated environmental and heritage management system (PASTOR-MAKHURANE Juanita, South Africa)

C2.2 La Cité de la Muette à Drancy – ambiguïtés, difficultés et perspectives de l’héritage (BOURGON Anne, présenté par BOUCHE Nancy, France)

C2.3 Memory, Values and Teaching in Havana (ROJAS Angela, Cuba)

C2.4 Conservation et consensus conscient pour une ville au développement humain (GENOVESE Rosa Anna, Italie)

C2.5 Preserving and managing complex heritage as a tourist product (MUNYIMA Munukayubwa, Zambia)

C2.6 Itinéraires Culturels – Synthèse des valeurs matérielles et immatérielles – le cas de l’Europe du Sud-Est (KRESTEV Todor, Bulgarie)

C2.7 New System of Presentation of Umayyad Desert Castles in Jordan. Integral museum of Umayyad Civilization (SHAFIQ ILAYAN, Jamal, Jordan)

C2.8 Les Palais Royaux d’Abomey : concepts et mise en valeur de l’immatériel (GONCALVES Aimé, Bénin)

Session C3: Legal and other forms of protection

C3.1 The dilemma of preserving intangible heritage in Zimbabwe (KATSAMUDANGA Seke, Zimbabwe)

C3.2 Legal and financial instruments for safeguarding our intangible heritage (DEACON Harriet, DONDOLO L, MRUBATA M., PROSALENDIS S., présenté par HALL Andrew, Afrique du Sud)

C3.3 Preserving intangible heritage resources: examples from South Africa (BAKKER Karel, South Africa)

C3.4 Significance, Protection, Legislation: Transformation of local community identities and rock art management in Zimbabwe (TARUVINGA Pascall, Zimbabwe)

C3.5 Intangible cultural heritage and the empowerment of local communities: Manyanga (Ntaba zi ka mambo) revisited (MANYANGA Munyaradzi, Botswana)

C3.6 Saint-Ouen : le quartier des puces, protection et projet urbain (BLANC E. et DUCHÉ D., présenté par POLGE Michel, France)

C3.7 Cultural Shifting Sands: Changing meaning of Zimbabwe sites in Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Botswana (SINAMAI Ashton, Zimbabwe)


Dernière mise à jour: January 5th 2005