RSA Scotland: MCICH Network - Heritage as Citizenship: Challenges of the New Urban Agenda

Fellowship Event / Research & Impact Event


Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

  • Arts and society
  • Fellowship

RSA Fellows and guests, IIC Members and NGS Patrons, Friends and Supporters are warmly invited to attend this lecture, 'Heritage as Citizenship: the Challenges of the New Urban Agenda,' the first in an MCICH Network Series to mark the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage.

The RSA Fellows’ Media, Creative Industries, Culture & Heritage Network extends its thanks to the Italian Institute of Culture (IIC), NGS and RSA Scotland for support of this event.   Early booking is advised. Please note there is currently no catering envisaged: delegates will be advised via Eventbrite if this changes.



From 2000 to 2010 Dr Bandarin was Director of the UNESCO World Heritage Centre and Secretary of the World Heritage Convention. From 2010 to 2014 he served as Assistant Director-General of UNESCO for Culture. He was re-appointed to this position for an interim period until February 2018, and delivered the Keynote Opening Speech at the 2016 Edinburgh International Culture Summit.

In 2014, he was appointed President of the Jury of the Venice Architecture Biennale, curated by Rem Koolhaas and President of the Jury of the First Shenzhen Creative Design Award (SCDA). He is President of the Italian Association of Historic Cities (ANCSA), member of the Visiting Committee of the Getty Conservation Institute in Los Angeles and member of the Steering Committee of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. He holds degrees in Architecture (IUAV Venice) and City and Regional Planning (UC Berkeley). He has been Professor of Urban planning and Urban Conservation at the University of Venice (IUAV) from 1980 to 2000.

Dr Bandarin’s publications include: The Historic Urban Landscape: Managing Heritage in an Urban Century 2012 and Reconnecting the CityThe Historic Urban Landscape Approach and the Future of Urban Heritage 2015, both published by Wiley-Blackwell.

To register your place for this event, please follow click the 'Book now' button above.

Photographs will be taken at this event, and any attendee wishing exclusion should make this known both at the time of registration ([email protected]) and upon registration on arrival on 15th May.

If you have any access requirements or require any reasonable adjustments, please let the team know: [email protected]. Please also let us know if you have any severe allergies.

Access information: There is a flight of stone steps from Princes Street Gardens down to the entrance to be used. Delegates requiring step-free access, please enter via the rear of the Royal Scottish Academy, and request assistance via the lift. Advance requests for this assistance should please be made when registering to attend.

Location: Hawthornden Lecture Theatre, National Galleries of Scotland on the Mound, Edinburgh, EH2 2EL

Be the first to write a comment


Please login to post a comment or reply

Don't have an account? Click here to register.