How to manage your heritage site – A workshop

“HeritagForAll” Foundation in  partnership with Œcumene Studio, organized the first intensive 4-day workshop on April 19th, 2017 titled “Manage Your Heritage Site !” in Cairo, Egypt  The workshop discussed  the various mechanisms and methods required to manage heritage sites. The entire workshop was conducted under the supervision of Mohamed Badry – a freelance Heritage Researcher (M.A. in Heritage Conservation & Site Management) – with the support of Œcumene Studio, to discuss the mechanisms and methods to manage heritage sites.

The instructor (far right) with some of the workshop participants Photo Courtesy: https://www.facebook.com/HeritageForAll/

The content of the workshop  included:

1- Definition of World Heritage Sites

2- Outstanding Universal Values

3- Heritage management

4- Heritage interpretation

5- Visitor management

According to the workshop’s event page, it discussed the meaning of expression “World Heritage” and its dis-aggregation – tangible or intangible. With the help of examples, the instructor defined the criteria for nominating and inscribing the heritage sites in the UNESCO World Heritage list. Moreover, he explained the concept of timeline and the heritage issues in each international legislation including conventions, charters, documents, and declarations. For information, visit the workshop’s Facebook page here.

 

 

 

 

  • Mohamed Badry Kamel Basuny Amer

    I am a graduate of Faculty of Arts, History Department at Cairo Uni. (2009), Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management, Guidance Diploma at Helwan Uni. (2011) and Guidance Pre-Master (2013). In November 2015, I have obtained a master degree (M.A.) in Heritage Conservation and Site Management that has been jointly held between Helwan University (Egypt) and Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg (Germany). My dissertation was specified in heritage marketing under title of "Developing Innovative Marketing Plan to Augment the Visitation of Egyptian World Heritage Sites: A Case Study on Saladin Citadel"(www.researchgate.net/publication/291832778).

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