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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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Cancelling Russian Culture

In this episode, we are in the western Ukrainian city of Lviv to meet renowned historian and public intellectual Professor Yaroslav Hrytsak. He speaks about how Europe must realise the importance of Ukraine in the European cultural landscape despite it being on the periphery.

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On the ground with WMF

This episode sheds light on international assistance brought to Ukraine to protect cultural heritage. We speak to Dr Kateryna Goncharova about current needs and projects undertaken on the ground in Ukraine by the World Monuments Fund.

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European Heritage Hub

The European Heritage Hub is one of the largest cultural heritage-driven projects across Europe to support the green, social and digital transformation of our society. The latest podcast talks about the background, assumptions and importance of this project for the whole of Europe.

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On the ground with UNESCO

In this episode, we talk to Professor Chiara Dezzi Bardeschi, who heads the UNESCO Desk in Ukraine.

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Vyshyvanka: Ukrainian embroidered activism

Vyshyvanka is traditional Ukrainian embroidery. Its colourful patterns on shirts and other garments are more than just about beauty and high craftsmanship skills, however. In this feature episode, we explore how vyshyvankas have now taken on a deeper symbolism.

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Inside the Innovation Manor

What can civil society do for heritage? Basically there is no limit. In this episode we speak to Natalia Gnoińska, president of Fundacja 8Marca, who has initiated a concept of the Innovation Manor in Rokietnica, south-east Poland.

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