Urban Heritage Strategies in Rotterdam (the Netherlands), which will take place August 19-30, 2019). The course is executed as part of the Shared Cultural Heritage Program and sponsored by the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in New York. The short course on Urban Heritage Strategies aims to develop a better understanding of the complex relationship between urban development and heritage management. It addresses themes such as urban heritage management, urban planning, gentrification, community participation, adaptive reuse and more. If you are engaged in urban management or heritage conservation as a government official, working for an NGO, a consultant, an advisor or a lecturer or if you are an academic or researcher in urban heritage management or conservation then this course is right for you. The course is provided by the Institute for Housing and Urban Development Studies of Erasmus University in Rotterdam and it is developed and executed in close collaboration with the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands.
This year’s course is tailored to four countries: the United States of America, South Africa, Brazil and the Netherlands. These countries partner in knowledge exchange on heritage conservation. For that reason, the Dutch government provides a full tuition fee waiver for selected applicants from the United States of America. Applicants can apply and find more information here: https://www.ihs.nl/en/education/short-courses/urban-heritage-strategies The deadline for application is June 1st, 2019.