Wednesday, October 4, 2017

#AdaptingHeritage Forum 2017 - Introducing Laurier Turgeon

A holder of a Canada Research Chair in Heritage, Laurier Turgeon is a full professor in the Department of History at Universit√© Laval. From 1994 to 2000, he was director of CELAT (Interuniversity Center for Studies on Letters, Arts and Traditions).  Turgeon has gained international recognition through international publications on intangible cultural heritage, and has participated in numerous international symposia.  He strives to highlight the dynamic character of cultural heritage, tangible and intangible, and the challenges of ethnological research in the current context of globalization.

At the forum, Laurier will be participating in a panel discussion called Safeguarding Living Heritage Across Canada where he will share his experiences working in Quebec.

Forum on Adapting NL's Intangible Cultural Heritage will take place on October 25 and 26. The cost of registration is $75.00, and $18.75 for post-secondary students. For full program details click here. To register click here.

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