Final program (12.11.13) and final book of abstracts (07.11.13).


Speaker guidelines.

14 November 2013

Venue: Niels Treschows hus 12th floor

9.00-9.30 Registration and coffee

9.30-9.45 Welcome

9.45-10.45 Key note 1

Owe Ronström: Consequences of World Heritage Production. Views from Visby

10.45- 11.30 Session 1: Introducing World Heritage cities

10.45-11.00 Laura Pierantoni: Historic urban landscape: changing towards sustainable development in the governance of World Heritage cities

11.00-11.15 Karla Nunes Penna & Jose Hernando Torres Flechas: The grass is not always greener: the impact of World Heritage status on local communities in developing countries

11.15-11.30 Discussion

11.30-12.30 Lunch

12.30-13.40 Session 2: World Heritage cities and the battle between preservation and development

12.30-12.45 Marit Johansson: World Heritage Status – delight or despair? A case study of the local impact of a World Heritage Status

CANCELLED 12.45-13.00  Zerrin Hoşgör & Oksan Tandogan: Urban renewal and preservation challenges in the World Heritage Sites of Istanbul

13.00-13.15 Jens Hougaard & Luís Filipe Rocha: Mozambique Island – transformation, regeneration or degeneration

13.15-13.40 Discussion

13.40-14.00 Coffee

14.00-15.10 Session 3: World Heritage impact on archaeological sites and monuments

14.00-14.15 Margarita Díaz-Andreu, Amílcar Vargas & Manuel Bea: From Scrawls to World Heritage: assessing the impact of the inclusion of the Rock Art of the Mediterranean Basin on the Iberian Peninsula on the World Heritage List

14.15-14.30 Nishant Upadhyay:Understanding effects of misinterpretation of “heritage protection” leading to loss of intangible and tangible values of a protected area: the case of Group of temples in Pattadakal, India

14.30-14.45 Manana Tevzadze: Reconstructed Bagrati Cathedral – a sacrificed World heritage status

14.45‐15.10 Discussion


15.10‐15.20 Coffee


15.20‐16.20 Key note 2:

Thomas Schmitt: The governance of Outstanding Universal Values – realities versus former dreams

19.30 Conference Dinner at Olympen (included for all those who present papers, possible for others to join in (but they have to cover the costs)


15 November 2013

Venue: Auditorium 2 Georg Sverderups hus (University Library)

09.00-09.15 Coffee

9.15-10.30 Session 4: International World Heritage debates and conflicts

9.15-9.30 Bénédicte Gaillard: The legal effects of the World Heritage Listing under the 1972 Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage: the example of the Dresden Elbe Valley in the Federal Republic of Germany

9.30-9.45 Dennis Rodwell: The negative impacts of World Heritage branding: Liverpool – a cautionary tale

9.45-10.00 Vanessa Tuensmeyer: The UNESCO World Heritage Committee – An additional forum for Indigenous activism?

10.00-10.30 Discussion

10.30-10.45 Coffee

10.45-11.45 Key note 3

Gro Ween: Exploring Heritage Lives, Indigenous peoples in World Heritage sites

11.45-12.30 Lunch

12.30-13.30 Session 5: World Heritage impact on natural heritage

12.30-12.45 Allan Sande: Natural world heritage and democratic challenges in Scandinavian Countries

12.45-13.00 Kristal Coe: Is it really just the trees? Interrogating OUV in the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area

13.00-13.15 Herdis Hølleland: The Eruption – When the World Heritage Status made all the difference?

13.15-13.30 Discussion

13.30-14.30 Key note 4

Sophia Labadi: Identifying the socio-economic impacts of World Heritage: an impossible mission?

14.30-14.45 Coffee

14.45-16.30 Session 6: Dreaming of impact: World Heritage and tourism

14.45-15.00 Kristina Svels: Single-handed or common governance of a World Heritage site

15.00-15.15 Anaraa Nyamdorj: World heritage vs. ethnic pride: a deadlock on the steppes

15.15-15.30 Nikola Naumov: Seeking the real value of World Heritage  Listing – A post-communist perspective

15.30-15.45 Michael Schimek: Exchanging views and projects – positive effects of international networking in World Heritage site management

15.45-16.00 Woohee Kim: World heritage designation; the change in people’s awareness of world heritage sites

16.00-16.30 Discussion

16.30-17.00 Closing


Speaker guidelines

Key note speakers: 45 minutes.

All other speakers: 15 minutes to present the papers. In order to create dialogue and debate, each session ends with 15-30 minutes of discussion. Please make sure your paper does not exceed 15 minutes.

Bring your presentation on a memory stick. All rooms are equipped with computer, beamer, and loud speakers.

If you plan to use your own Mac, please bring an adapter.