Category Archives: Revitalization

“Between dream and reality: Debating the impact of World Heritage Listing”

Call for papers – Universitetet i Oslo. This conference, to be held in Oslo on November 14th-15th of this year, seems like it might fit well into the direction I have started to shift my research, so I’ll be keeping … Continue reading

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Huff Post Blog: Empowering Entrepreneurs to Save Cultural Heritage

Empowering Entrepreneurs to Save Cultural Heritage | Hufffington Post. The below blog post, written by Larry Coben for the Huff Post’s Social Entrepreneurship section, highlights the kind of work that some believe will help protect archaeological sites from looting or … Continue reading

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History vs. history as China plans to rebuild past

History vs. history as China plans to rebuild past | Art Daily. The below article highlights the level of discrepancy that can occur between some governments’ ideas of heritage as based in a static, frozen, politically elevated point in the … Continue reading

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With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect

With the Louvre-Lens, a Curtain Call for the Bilbao Effect – Arts & Lifestyle – The Atlantic Cities. The Louvre’s first satellite museum, opening in Lens, France, was initially sought to bring similar effects of economic and cultural revitalization to its … Continue reading

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Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off

Branding Bilbao: A Cultural Investment That Paid Off | Pacific Standard Magazine ” Thanks in large part to the media attention it has attracted, the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao is a rare success story for the Spanish economy. June 27, 2012 • … Continue reading

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An Introduction to the Guggenheim Bilbao’s Place in Urban Revitalization

The Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, is an iconic symbol of how cultural institutions have become tools for marketing cities as destinations in order to revitalize them on a grand scale.  Bilbao had once been a major industrial center for … Continue reading

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