UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


ISH student presents paper to heritage conference

13 June 2016


Eirini Gallou, 1st year MPhil/PhD student in UCL ISH, supervised by Dr Kalliopi Fouseki, recently presented her work during ‘Nature & Culture: Heritage in Context’ the 7th Annual Conference on Heritage Issues in Contemporary Society.

Eirini’s paper was entitled ”Participatory approaches on island contexts: cultural knowledge as a means towards adaptable futures/safeguarding local heritage”. Her presentation focused on the proposed conference theme, "the role of traditional and indigenous knowledge in heritage and nature conservation". The theme fit her research direction, exploring the role and contribution of participation in heritage projects drawing upon the case study of Scapa Flow Landscape Project Scheme, in Orkney Islands.

Eirini traveled to Prague, the conference venue, after successfully winning funding from the Bartlett Conference Fund. To find out more, please visit the conference website.