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Review: Best Practices in World Heritage

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Review of the II International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage: People and Communities
(Mahón, April-May 2015)

by Nekbet Corpas Cívicos



Some weeks after the 2nd International Conference on Best Practices in World Heritage, it is time to take stock. This second edition, which focused on People and Communities, would not have been possible without substantial development in research and continuous effort. Excitement and accumulated experience were essential for the Complutense University of Madrid’s research team of which the Conference’s directors, Alicia Castillo and Ángeles Querol, are part. Once again, Menorca’s Council supported the event in its search for support to the Talayotic Menorca’s nomination to UNESCO World Heritage. The topic of this second edition, held in Mahon (Menorca, Balearic Islands) from the 29th of March to the 2nd of April 2015, perfectly reflects current changes in Cultural Heritage Management; from a monumental approach to a social one. Take the e…