International Conference Tradition and Cultural Heritage
Many prominent European ethnologists participated at the conference. It was divided into three sessions, namely Discourses on tradition and cultural heritage, Creating cultural heritage: Systems of studying living cultural heritage and Contemporary appropriation of cultural heritage. There were also some plenary sessions with Pertti Anttonen with lecture on the heritage of political myth, Laurent Sébastien Fournier with session on the impact of UNESCO intangible heritage policies in France and Bernard Tschofen examination of heritage as contemporary uses of culture (Schedule). The conference on tradition and cultural heritage was followed by seventh annual conference of the SIEF (International Society for Ethnology and Folklore) Working Group on the Ritual Year from 10th till 13th of November 2011 (Schedule).