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D8.5 Cultural Heritage in a Changing World

Report describing the methodology statement of the development of the book entitled Cultural Heritage in a Changing World. The central purpose of this collection of essays is to make a creative addition to the debates surrounding the cultural heritage domain.

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European Policy Brief. European Minorities and Identity: strengthening relationships for a sense of belonging in the digital era

This policy brief discusses the main findings of the study conducted in RICHES about digital CH websites and their contributions towards the development of a European identity that encapsulates the diversity of communities across the continent. It offers a series of recommendations, which can contribute to the understanding of a European identity and strengthen already existing relationships.

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RICHES Think Paper 03. Cultural Heritage Festivals: Belonging, Sense of Place and Identity

This RICHES Think Paper considers the role of cultural heritage festivals in contributing to notions of belonging, sense of place and identity. It argues that with increasing migration across Europe, there is a need for more in-depth research to examine the extent to which cultural heritage festivals such as London’s Notting Hill Carnival could add to the promotion of greater European integration and social and economic development.

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European Policy Brief. The impact of European water policy on the water CH

This policy brief summarises the findings of the MEMOLA project with regard to the impact of European water policy on the water cultural heritage associated with historical irrigation systems. The brief also presents suggestions for policy interventions in order to establish the mechanisms and criteria for the delimitation of their values and for their protection.

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Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe

The Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe Report demonstrates the extraordinary power of our cultural heritage to improve the quality of our lives. In every corner of Europe, the wealth of heritage buildings and sites, historic neighbourhoods and cultural landscapes has the capacity to inspire and enrich us all and to help us foster and nurture a sense of belonging to a wider community.

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