News & Events

Heritage-Led Regeneration: What Is Our Vision?

On 20 November 2019, RURITAGE and the ROCK project will co-host a joint workshop to discuss the use of tangible and intangible cultural heritage as a driver […]

Save the date 20.11.2019! ILUCIDARE Playground: Cracking the future of heritage

Explore the multifaceted contribution heritage makes to sustainable and inclusive societies to tackle societal challenges through innovation and to engage in multicultural dialogue. The ILUCIDARE Playground creates [...]

Living Conservation: Rural Heritage Full of New Life

Often building preservation is based on the premises of either being of architectural or historical interest. We could, on the other hand, think of old buildings from [...]

Social simulation: (just) a game to explore possible futures?

To address manifold challenges posed by unprecedented urbanization, municipalities and rural areas across the globe are looking for effective ways of navigating their complex circumstances to attract [...]

“Castles of King Matjaž” Annual Snow Sculpture Festival

While strolling through the magical winterwonderland of the "Castles of King Matjaž" annual snow sculpture festival in Karavanke-Karawanken UNESCO Global Geopark on the border between Slovenia and Austria, [...]

RURITAGE at the Arts Council and Norwegian Research Council conference “Culture above borders”

Our Norwagian partners, Magma UNESCO Global Geopark and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) were invited to the Arts Council and Norwegian Research Council conference "Culture above [...]

Workshop on the protection of Geoheritage

RURITAGE attracts interest of the Secretary Generals of the Ministry of Environment and of the Ministry of Tourism of Greece last Monday in Athens. The Natural History [...]

“Migrazione e accoglienza come elemento di sviluppo locale per la messa in sicurezza del territorio e l’economia Agricola”

PIAM onlus’ Migration and Integration project held a public meeting at the San Secondo Cultural Center, located in the beautiful countryside of Asti, Italy. This project, which [...]

8th International Conference on UNESCO Global Geoparks

Often building preservation is based on the premises of either being of architectural or historical interest. We could, on the other hand, think of old buildings from [...]

Writers reading afternoon for the public with special invitation for migrants

Last fall, the UNESCO World Heritage Grube Messel organized for the first time, on five consecutive Sundays, public reading afternoons with special invitations for migrants. The series began [...]