Living Heritage: Growing Our Cultural Heritage

Richard MacKinnonOn Tuesday March 10 the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy is hosting a day-long gathering on the theme of cultural heritage. You can find out more on the event, which is being held at the University of Regina’s Shu-Box Theatre from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., on the JSGS website.

Highlights include performances of dance, music and poetry, along a presentation by university students on “museums without walls”. There’s also a keynote address by Cape Breton University professor Richard MacKinnon (pictured) on “Living Heritage Stories from the East, Lessons for the West”, plus panel discussions and presentations on the theme “Why Hasn’t Canada Signed the UNESCO Convention for Safeguarding of Intangible Cultural Heritage?”.

Again, the event goes March 10 at the University of Regina and you’re asked to pre-register either through the above website or by calling 306-585-5512.

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