Archiving Intangible Cultural Heritage & Performing Arts: A Symposium and Summer School for Living Traditions

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Keynote and Guest Speakers:

Prof. Sarah Kenderdine, Professor of Digital Museology and Director of the ArtLab, EPFL, Switzerland

Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni, UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites, Universita della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland

Prof. Dr. Manvi Seth, Professor and Head of the Dept. of Museology, National Museum Institute, India

Prof. Jeffrey Shaw, Chair Professor of the School of Creative Media, City University, Hong Kong

Prof. Hyojung Cho, Associate Professor of Heritage Management, Heritage and Museum Sciences Program, Museum of Texas Tech. University, U.S.A

Dr. Georges Favraud, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Université Toulouse Jean Jaurès, France

Mr. Norbert Kanter, Managing Director, Zetcom Informatikdienstleistungen, Germany

Mr. Hing Chao, Founder and Executive Director of the International Guoshu Association, Hong Kong and Hong Kong International Kung Fu Festival (2017), Founding Chairman of Hakka Kung Fu Culture Research Society, Hong Kong

Dr. Daniel Jaquet, Morges Castle and its Museums, Switzerland

Dr. Harald Kraemer, Associate Professor, City University, Hong Kong

Dr. Alain Dufaux, Montreux Jazz Digital Project, Metamedia Center, Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Prof. Peng Lin, Professor of History and Manager of the Centre for Chinese Ritual Studies, Tsinghua University, China

Dr. Felix Rauh, Deputy Director of MEMORIAV, Switzerland

Dr. Birk Weiberg, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts, Switzerland

Dr. Nicholas Crofts, Reference Ontology Administrator, Olympic Foundation for Culture and Heritage, Switzerland

Dr. Guido Raschieri, Ethnomusicologist and Founder of the Museo del Paesaggio Sonoro, Italy

Dr. Florence Graezer Bideau, Senior Lecturer and Senior Scientist, Institute for Area and Global Studies, EPFL, Switzerland

Dr. Hanna Hölling, Lecturer in the History of Art and Material Studies, University College London, U.K.

Dr. Sixt Wetzler, Deputy Director, Klingenstadt Solingen (Blade Museum), Germany


Historical European Martian Arts Performances by:

Opera Nova School, Botticino, Italy

Mr. Roberto Grotti, Mr. Iacopo Penso, and Mr. Moreno dei Ricci