Project Description

ICH Webinar Series on Higher Education

ICH Safeguarding and Higher Education during COVID-19

Session 1

Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage and the COVID-19 in the Asia-Pacific Region

18 June 2020

This Webinar Series begins with an assessment of the impacts of COVID-19 on intangible cultural heritage (ICH), considerably identifying th possible roles ICH might take in critical times. As the pandemic has been disrupting many forms of cultural practices, the effects of which worsen the vulnerability of the stewards of heritage, the first session intends to hold a discussion toward innovative solutions for ICH safeguarding and transmission during a time of global crisis and social unrest.

PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS

Opening Remarks (17:00-17:10) Keum Gi Hyung, Director-General, ICHCAP
Duong Bich Hanh, Head, Culture Unit, UNESCO Bangkok Office</td >
The programme proper is chaired by Boram Kim and moderated by Dr. Saifur Rashid.
17:10-17:25 UNESCO Online Survey Results on Living Heritage Experience and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Juliette Hopkins, Living Heritage Entity, UNESCO
17:25-17:40 Reviving the Living Landscape System of Lai Chi Wo for Urban Sustainability
Anna Yau, Project Manager, The University of Hong Kong
17:40-17:55 Living Heritage Experiences in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Singapore
Yeo Kirk Siang, Director, Heritage Research and Assessment, National Heritage
Board of Singapore
17:55-18:10 Disaster as Opportunity
Christopher Ballard, Professor, The Australian National University, Australia
18:10-18:25 Te-er/Tengao: The Significance of the Compulsory ‘Rest’ Day of the
Bontoks in Mt. Province in the Context of COVID-19 Pandemic

Eric Zerrudo, Professor, University of Santo Tomas University, Philippines
18:25-19:00 Q&A

Session 2

Teaching and learning heritage-related disciplines during COVID-19 Pandemic

2 July 2020

The second session of the Webinar Series examines the impacts of COVID-19 on the integration between ICH and higher education in the Asia-Pacific region, focusing on alternative teaching models, instructional designs, and learning methods. With schools facing unfavourable ramifications, this session also sees the importance of determining future relevant approaches to study of ICH in higher education in areas of instructional material preparation and research.

PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS

Opening Remarks (17:00-17:10) Dong Wei, Professor, Representative of Asian Academy of
Heritage Management (AAHM)
The programme proper is chaired by Boram Kim and moderated by Dr. Hahm Hanhee
17:10-17:25 Pedagogy for ICH and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Neel Kamal Chapagain, Professor, Ahmedabad University, India
17:25-17:40 Challenges and Opportunities for Teaching ICH as a Core Knowledge Requirement and Practice within Heritage Education
Kristal Buckley, Lecturer, Deakin University, Australia
17:40-17:55 Documentary Film and Narrative Techniques for Architecture Students’ Understanding of Local Cultural Heritage
Nikhil Joshi, Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore
17:55-18:10 Cultural Heritage and COVID-19: Digital Technologies to Support New Forms of Resilience
Danilo Pesce, Postdoctoral Fellow, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
18:10-18:25 Inheritance and Innovation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jin Jiangbo, Professor, Shanghai University, People’s Republic of China
18:25-19:00 Q&A

Session 3

(Inter-)Regional Collaboration amongst Higher Education Institutions for ICH Safeguarding

30 July 2020

This third session of the ICH Webinar Series attempts to have a deeper engagement with ideas of building cooperation and networking among higher education institutions for ICH safeguarding. Primarily, this session aims to examine the state of networking activities in different regions around the world, how networks were formed, and how they became functional associations for the study of ICH. Furthermore, the session looks into what it means to be in such kind of network, their significance to teachers, students, non-teaching professionals in higher education settings, research, community service, and intellectual exchange, amongst others. Finally, the session intends to address questions of expandability of networks, with emphasis on the possibility of inter-regional cooperation.

PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS

Opening Remarks (17:00-17:10) Dong Wei, Professor, Representative of Asian Academy of
Heritage Management (AAHM)
The programme proper is chaired by Boram Kim and moderated by Dr. Hahm Hanhee
17:10-17:25 Pedagogy for ICH and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Neel Kamal Chapagain, Professor, Ahmedabad University, India
17:25-17:40 Challenges and Opportunities for Teaching ICH as a Core Knowledge Requirement and Practice within Heritage Education
Kristal Buckley, Lecturer, Deakin University, Australia
17:40-17:55 Documentary Film and Narrative Techniques for Architecture Students’ Understanding of Local Cultural Heritage
Nikhil Joshi, Senior Lecturer, National University of Singapore
17:55-18:10 Cultural Heritage and COVID-19: Digital Technologies to Support New Forms of Resilience
Danilo Pesce, Postdoctoral Fellow, Polytechnic of Turin, Italy
18:10-18:25 Inheritance and Innovation of the Intangible Cultural Heritage during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Jin Jiangbo, Professor, Shanghai University, People’s Republic of China
18:25-19:00 Q&A

Session 4

Inter-regional Field Experiences on Curriculum Development for ICH Safeguarding

12 August 2020

The first APHEN-ICH Capacity-Building Workshop on the Linking 2003 Convention and University ICH Programs was held in 2019 in Shanghai. Following the first APHEN-ICH Capacity-Building Workshop, ICHCAP holds second Workshop to develop ICH curriculum and implement it into the higher education institutes reflecting the global capacity-building strategy of UNESCO, and the spirit of 2003 Convention for the Safeguarding Intangible Cultural Heritage. As a part of the capacity building workshop, ICHCAP and UNESCO Bangkok Office are organizing a webinar session open to the public to raise professor and researchers’ interest in developing ICH related courses and curriculum.

PROGRAMME AND SPEAKERS

Opening Remarks

(16:00-16:15)

ICHCAP & UNESCO BANGKOK OFFICE
The programme proper is chaired by Boram KIM(ICHCAP) and moderated by Mr. Iwamoto Wataru (IRCI)
1(16:15- 16:30) Emily Drani, Executive Director, Cross Cultural Foundation of Uganda
Inter-regional Field Experiences on Curriculum Development for ICH Safeguarding: Experience from Uganda
2(16:30-16:45) Dr. Frances C. Koya Vaka’uta, Director, Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, The University of the South Pacific
Strengthening Heritage Management Capacity in the Pacific Islands
3(16:45-17:00) Dr. Marc Jacobs, Professor, University of Antwerp
From the Blue Book to a Blue Ocean Strategy in Higher Education
4(17:00-17:30) COMMENTARIES FROM APHEN-ICH MEMBER INSTITUTIONS AND PUBLIC FORUM
Commentator: Dr. Martin Genodepa, Associate professor, University of the Philippines,Visaya