Forum Series 2013

The Cultural Heritage Forum Series, supported by the John Fell OUP Research Fund, took place on Thursdays at 5PM in Radcliffe Humanities in January and February 2013.



24th January - What can the University contribute and how can it benefit?

Professor Shearer West (Head of the Humanities Division), Dr Christopher Brown (Director of the Ashmolean Museum), Dr Chris Fletcher (Keeper of Special Collections, Bodleian Library), Loren Griffith (Director of International Strategy)

31st January - How has globalisation changed perceptions of cultural heritage?

Professor Ed Herzig (Oriental Studies, Persian), Professor Rana Mitter (Director-Designate of the China Centre), Dr Mallica Kumbera Landrus (Ashmolean Museum, Teaching Curator), Dr Francesca Leoni (Ashmolean Museum, Curator of Islamic Art), Professor Heather Viles (Geography)

7th February - How has technology transformed access and dissemination?

Professor Anne Trefethen (Chief Information Officer), Professor David de Roure (Director, Oxford e-­Research Centre), Paul Groves (Ashmolean Museum), Dr Wolfram Horstmann (Associate Director for Digital Library Programmes and Information Technology, Bodleian Libraries), Dr Eric Meyer (Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute), Mike Monaghan (IT Director for Global Academic Business, Oxford University Press)

14th February - What is cultural heritage law?

Professor Ewan McKendrick (Registrar and Professor of Private Law), Professor Timothy Endicott (Dean of the Faculty of Law), Dr Emily Hudson (Career Development Fellow in Intellectual Property), Peter Hirtle (Senior Policy Advisor, Digital Scholarship and Preservation)

21st February - How can leadership development and the world of commerce contribute?

Professor Roy Westbrook (Deputy Dean, Saïd Business School), Tracey Camillieri (Director, Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme, Saïd Business School), Dr Pegram Harrison (Fellow in Entrepreneurship, Saïd Business School), Linda Scott (DP World Chair for Entrepreneursip and Innovation, Said Business School)

28th February - How can the University and cultural organisations collaborate?

Loren Griffith (Director of International Strategy), Professor Malcolm Airs (Director, Kellogg Centre for the Historic Environment), Christopher Young (English Heritage, Head of International Advice), Susan Denyer (World Heritage Adviser, ICOMOS), Carol Ann Scott (ICOM UK, Chair), James Elles (MEP), Robert Madelin, (EU Director-­General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology)*, Dr Mechtild Rössler (UNESCO, Deputy Director, World Heritage Centre)*

*by Skype or video link

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