Patrimoine immatériel

Our heritage is wealth: Professor Henry Fraser at TEDxBridgetown

Senator Professor Emeritus Henry Fraser, retired Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences and Founding Director of the Chronic Disease Research Centre of the UWI, Cave Hill Campus, is author of some 110 medical and scientific papers, ten books on heritage and architectural history, two TV series Treasures of Barbados and Pillars of Worship, and a Sunday columnist for many years (Sunday Sun five years, Barbados Advocate three).

He has had parallel careers in Architectural History and as writer, artist, public orator and TV presenter. He is past President of the Barbados National Trust, chaired the Task Force for the nomination of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison as a World Heritage site,

Intangible Heritage – Why should we care? TEDx

Prof. Máiréad Nic Craith | TEDxHeriotWattUniversity

Being an expert on all things to do with heritage, Máiréad was invited by the United Nations in 2011 to advise on access to heritage as a human right. The preservation of intangible heritage is something she is deeply passionate about, and she continues to build on to this awareness and its importance in her work.

Máiréad Nic Craith is Professor of Cultural Heritage at Heriot-Watt University. Her research focuses on different aspects of heritage including literary heritage, multicultural heritage, World Heritage sites, heritage and conflict and heritage and law in a European context.

Why cultural diversity matters | Michael Gavin | TEDxCSU

This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Michael Gavin, associate Professor of human dimensions of natural resources researches biological diversity, and discusses the importance that history, language and tradition have in the preservation of culture.

Associate Professor of human dimensions of natural resources in the Warner College of Natural Resources. His research examines the origins of human and biological diversity, which has led him to work with indigenous communities in over a dozen countries.

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Regenerating Neighborhoods with Cultural Heritage: Jeffrey Morgan

Jeffrey Morgan is Director of Real Estate Development for Historic Boston Incorporated. He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Iowa State University and his Master in Real Estate and Urban Development degree from the Harvard University Graduate School of Design. His design work has garnered awards in affordable housing, historic preservation, master planning, and urban design. Jeffrey is an Edward M. Gramlich Fellow of the Harvard University Joint Center for Housing Studies and NeighborWorks America, where his research involves the role of community development corporations at the intersection of micro-business development and inner-city neighborhood business district redevelopment.

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading,