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Holistic Heritage

Listen to our brand new series of podcasts. ‘Holistic Heritage’ brings conversations, opinions and thoughts on heritage from Central and Eastern Europe. Join Dr Katarzyna Jagodzińska, Head of the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Krakow, and John Beauchamp from Free Range Productions as they interview heritage leaders and discover the most inspiring projects from across the region.

The project is co-financed by the European Union and the City of Krakow.

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Spreading culture through comics

We’re in the centre of Lviv to visit UA Comix – a comic book store, as you might have guessed from the name. But it’s so much more than that. In fact, you could say that comics are now helping the Ukranian war effort against Russia.

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Bratislava art bridge

December 2022 marked the reopening of the Slovak National Gallery after major reconstruction. Our guide to the newly opened building is Alexandra Kusá PhD, its general director and a specialist in 20th century art.

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Redefining heritage

In this episode, we speak to one of European heritage’s most revered practitioners, Professor Jacek Purchla.

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On the Road: Harnessing the power of Ukrainian heritage

In this new series from the Europa Nostra Heritage Hub in Kraków, we’ll be travelling to bring you in-depth and sound rich stories on heritage from Central and Eastern Europe.

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Creating heritage for the future

One of the most important activities in heritage research is not just looking at the past, but recording the present for future generations of citizens and scholars. This is exactly what Dr Iryna Sklokina is doing from the Center for Urban History in Lviv. One of the centre’s projects is „Un-archiving Post-industry”, which digitally preserves endangered industrial heritage collections in Ukraine’s East.

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Creating a cultural heritage market

The number of cultural heritage sites in Ukraine is huge, yet with local municipalities struggling to finance the upkeep of buildings, monuments and other treasures, new ways of financing have had to be found. That is where Spadshchyna.UA – which means ‘heritage’ in Ukrainian – comes into play.

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