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An urbanising world

Urbanisation opens up numerous opportunities and dilemmas for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage in urban centres.

In this video, we look into the challenges and opportunities that urbanization poses to cultural heritage. Learn about the current trends and projections on urbanization around the world and about the issues that it represents for contemporary societies.

Reinventing heritage in the city or inventing a city heritage can represent a development factor as well as an important way to build a new sense of community. The challenges, opportunities, and dilemmas that open up for the protection and promotion of cultural heritage in urban centres are numerous.

In the following steps, we will delve into some of these challenges, highlighting best practices and posing dilemmas.

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Cultural Heritage and the City

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