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SoPHIA – Social Platform for Holistic Impact Heritage Assessment aims to promote collective reflection within the cultural and political sector in Europe on the impact assessment and quality of interventions in European historical environment and cultural heritage at urban level.

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Interview with Gemma Carbó, director of the Museum of Rural Life in Catalonia: the economic impact of cultural heritage, a different outlook

Interview with Gemma Carbó, director of the Museum of Rural Life in Catalonia: the economic impact of cultural heritage, a different outlook

Can you briefly introduce the Museum of Rural Life, its vision and context? With the aim of preserving and disseminating the legacy of Mediterranean rurality, the Museum of Rural Life...

Literature review: the Impact of Cultural Heritage on Economy

Literature review: the Impact of Cultural Heritage on Economy

What is the impact of cultural heritage on economy? What does it mean to assess the economic impact of a cultural intervention? While it is obvious that cultural heritage is...

SoPHIA´s Virtual Stakeholder Conference, April 21-22, 2021

SoPHIA´s Virtual Stakeholder Conference, April 21-22, 2021

Save the date! SoPHIA’s Virtual Stakeholder Conference April 21-22, 2021 We invite you to a collective reflection on the diverse impact of cultural heritage and a discussion of our Holistic...

Cultural Heritage and Development

Cultural Heritage and Development

Dear reader, We are happy to bring you the third issue of the SoPHIA Newsletter. This issue focuses on the link between cultural heritage and development and the importance of...

SoPHIA tests the draft Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment model on case studies across Europe

SoPHIA tests the draft Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment model on case studies across Europe

After reviewing and analysing the literature, policies and models related to cultural heritage impact assessment and consulting stakeholders during the Athens Virtual Workshop in the summer 2020, SoPHIA designed a...

Literature review: the impact of Cultural Heritage on Society

Literature review: the impact of Cultural Heritage on Society

In recent decades the academic discourse on cultural heritage has increasingly questioned the very notion of what cultural heritage is, while the heritage discourse in contemporary policies has shifted from...