Final Conference 2021

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Cultural Heritage and Identities of the Future Conference! We hope that you found the presentations and discussions interesting.

This virtual conference discussed the findings of the CHIEF project’s international research on youth cultural identities, practices and participation across Europe and Beyond.

Presentations and recordings of discussions (where we have consent to share them publicly) are available below.

Programme

Wednesday, 6th October 2021 (Day 1)

PRAXIS OF HERITAGE RE-MAKING

Chaired by Anton Popov, Aston University, UK

Sport and Youth Activism: Basketball and ‘Heritage in Making’ in Zagreb

Marko Mustapić, Dino Vukušić and Benjamin Perasović, Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences, Croatia

Heritage-in-Making: Negotiating Conventional Idea of ‘Heritage’ by Young people in India

Madhavi Reddy, Priya Gohad and Neha Ghatpande, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

When Cultural Heritage Turns Spiritual: Ritual Socialization of Young People to ‘the Wisdom of the Past’ and ‘Sustainable Future’

Matej Karásek and Dušan Deák, Comenius University, Slovakia

Striving to Make an Impact in the Times of the Pandemic

Elina Marmer, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

YOUNG PEOPLE MAKING SENSE OF CULTURE: BETWEEN INCLUSIVITY AND ETHNO-NATIONALISM?

Chaired by Tamar Khoshtaria, CRRC, Georgia

Acting as the ‘Other’: The Discourse and Practices of Cultural Diversity in Transcending and Upholding Social Boundaries by Youth in Coventry, UK

Ebru Soytemel and Anton Popov, Aston University, UK

Identity, Dominance and Contestation: Young People’s Engagement with Heritage and Culture

Shailendra Kharat, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

Youth Activism and Space: The Example of Young People in Zagreb

Dino Vukušić, Rašeljka Krnić and Vanja Dergić, Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences, Croatia

Youth Global Identities in the Framework of a National Conflict. The Case of Catalonia

Roger Soler-i-Martí, Mariona Ferrer-Fons and Marta Rovira Martínez, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

Belonging and Becoming in the City and the Countryside: Young People, (Multi)Culture and the Urban/Rural Divide

Demelza Jones, University of Gloucestershire, UK and Katherine Tonkiss, Aston University, UK

 

Thursday, 7th October 2021 (Day 2)

THE YOUTH’S PERSPECTIVE ON THE FUTURE AND PAST OF EUROPEAN IDENTITIES

Chaired by Daniel Gerbery, Comenius University, Slovakia

“Cultural” Differences in Linking Historical Knowledge to Responsibility for the Future

Cornelia Sylla, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Re-imagining Europe with a Broader Scope

Yıldırım Şentürk, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey  

Transnational Youth Identity: Multilevel Global Interactions Shaping Contemporary Cultural Identities of Youth in India

Priya Gohad and Neha Ghatpande, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

CHIEF DOCUMENTARY FILMS

Chaired by Dušan Deák, Comenius University, Slovakia

All Good Everywhere

Executive Producer, Michaela Kaliská

Directed by Martina Buchelová and Debora Pastirčáková

Film about Youth in Istanbul (Teaser)

YOUTH PANEL

Chaired by Ebru Soytemel and Tayyaba Sadiq, Aston University, UK

On My MindMusic video produced by Young People in Coventry, UK

 

 

Friday, 8th October 2021 (Day 3)

SITES OF LEARNING: YOUNG PEOPLE’S EXPERIENCES OF DIVERSE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENTS

Chaired by Marko Mustapić, Ivo Pilar Institute of Social Sciences, Croatia

“Included but not Fully Belonging”: Ethnic Minority Young People and the Tentative Limits of Inclusion in Secondary Schools

Eleni Stamou, Aston University, UK

Cultural Heritage as Practiced and Re-invented by Young People in Non-formal Associations

Inta Mierina, University of Daugavpils, Latvia, Tamar Khoshtaria and Rati Shubladze, CRRC, Georgia

The Many Layers of Cultural Identity: Revisiting the Role of Young People Adolescents/Students in the Formation of Cultural Discourse

Chandrani Chatterjee, Swati Dyahadroy, Anagha Tambe and Neha Ghatpande, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India

Youth’s Making of a Differential Space in Istanbul: Maçka Park as a Learning Site

Saim Buğra Kurban, Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University, Turkey

POLICY ROUND TABLE

Chaired by Mariona Ferrer-Fons, Pompeu Fabra University, Spain

CHIEF Policy Recommendations 

Katherine Tonkiss, Aston University, UK

Final Remarks and Conference Closing

Anton Popov, Aston University, UK, and Dušan Deák, Comenius University, Slovakia