Saturday, April 11, 2009

Invitation to Public Lecture "Managing a World Heritage Site : Lessons from Edinburgh"

Managing a World Heritage Site: Lessons from Edinburgh

Khazanah Nasional and the British Council will be launching "RE-George Town: The Making of a Creative Heritage City," a series of public lectures and knowledge sharing sessions with UK experts in various aspects of creative city making.

Wawasan Open University is pleased to invite you to attend this free public lecture, featuring Adam Wilkinson, Director of the Edinburgh World Heritage Trust, who will deliver a talk entitled "Managing a World Heritage Site: Lessons from Edinburgh".

Date:  Saturday, 11 April 2009
Time:  10:00am - 12:00pm 
Venue: Lecture Theatre 2
            Wawasan Open University
            54, Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah
            10050 Penang

Wilkinson holds an MA in Mediaeval History and Russian Language and an MSc in Historic Conservation. He brings a broad knowledge of UK conservation policy and architectural history, and an understanding of the international preservation scene through his previous roles as Secretary of the campaigning charity SAVE Britain's Heritage and its sister organisation SAVE Europe's Heritage. Prior to this, he worked for a short stint in Paris for UNESCO's Division of Cultural Heritage.

For details, contact Khazanah at 04-222 6816.

Admission is free. All are welcome.

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