The Arsenale of Venice

Science, Conversation, Roma/online

Entrance: Via Liguria 20

Science, Conversation

Entrance: Via Liguria 20

The keynote by Professor Luca Zan will take place at H18:00 at Istituto Svizzero, Via Liguria 20, Rome. It can also be followed online. The talk will be held in English.
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The Arsenale of Venice, industrial heritage and creativity reconfigured

As part of the workshop (closed to the public) Governing Heritage and Creativity: frictions, avenues and questions at Istituto Svizzero, Professor Luca Zan (University of Bologna, Director of the Graduate Degree in Innovation and Organization of Culture and the Arts) will lead a keynote speech on the emblematic case of an industrial heritage site of inestimable value: the Venice Arsenal. Focusing on the challenges of economic, financial, and institutional feasibility, it reveals how failing to address these aspects has undermined potential solutions from both technicians and heritage professionals. An insightful evaluation of the history of this site provides a uniquely informative case for the discipline of industrial heritage.

The keynote will be moderated by Florence Graezer Bideau and Peter Larsen, and following Q&A with the public.

A collaborative initiative with EPFL, University of Geneva, Swiss Federal Office of Culture and ICCROM.

Luca Zan is professor of Arts Management at the University of Bologna, where he designed and directed until 2015 the international GIOCA (Graduate degree in Innovation and Organization of Culture and the Arts). He is Adjunct Faculty at the Master of Arts Management program at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, and also teaches at CAFA, Central Academy of Fine Arts, in Beijing. He is director of the GIOCA Research Group. His research interests concern the international comparative analysis of the management of artistic organizations and cultural heritage, as well as the development of management in historical perspective (in particular the studies on the Arsenal of Venice between ‘500 and ‘600). He is the author and editor of numerous publications at the international level, and of various volumes on the management of artistic and cultural organizations, including: Conservazione e innovazione nei musei italiani. Management e processi di cambiamento (Etas, 1999); Economia dei musei e retorica del management (Electa, 2003); Le risorse per lo spettacolo (il Mulino, 2009); La gestione del patrimonio culturale. Una prospettiva internazionale (il Mulino, 2014).

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