CHCFE_Oct_2014On the evening of 16 and 17 October in Krakow, Poland, the International Cultural Centre, a partner of the Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe project, will be organising an international expert debate and lecture on “What is heritage worth?”

Download the debate leaflet: What is Heritage Worth?



INTERNATIONAL EXPERT DEBATE // AGENDA // 16 October 2014 // Krakow, Poland // 18:00

At the debate, invited experts from Western Europe and Central Europe will present the four pillars of impact of cultural heritage as part of the European project “Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe: Towards a European Index for Cultural Heritage”. These four pillars include the economy (especially tourism), society, environment, and culture. These events will also be an opportunity for the CHCfE project partners,  invited experts,  researchers, academics, and heritage operators to discuss various approaches to measuring the value of heritage.

Joanna Sanetra-Szeliga, International Cultural Centre, Poland

Péter Inkei, Budapest Observatory, Hungary
Monika Murzyn-Kupisz, Krakow University of Economics, Poland
Christian Potiron, Pilsen2015 European Capital of Culture, Czech Republic
Kate Pugh, Heritage Alliance, United Kingdom

Admission is free.  |  This debate will be held in English.


LECTURE BY GREGORY J. ASHWORTH // 17 October 2014 // Krakow, Poland // 18:00

The essence of heritage lies in using the past for the contemporary purposes. Heritage directly and indirectly influences socio-economic development. Although widely attempted, there is no universal model for success of heritage-led development projects. The lecture inaugurates the 9th edition of a postgraduate study The  Academy of Heritage.

Gregory J. Ashworth Professor of heritage management and urban tourism in the Department of Planning, University of Groningen. His main research interests focus on the interrelations between tourism, heritage and place marketing, largely in an urban context.

Admission is free.  |  This lecture will be held in English with simultaneous translation into Polish.