Information on members and operations of the centre
The International Heritage Centre was founded by 16 professors from all four faculties of the Bauhaus University Weimar and is built on existing cooperations, such as the Research Training Group 2227 »Identity and Heritage«, the DFG Priority Programme »Cultural Heritage Construction« or the project alliance »Vogtland Pioneers«.
The tasks of the International Heritage Centre are the following in particular:
- the support of research projects in the field of cultural heritage from the generation of ideas to the application, implementation and distribution of the results.
- the promotion of young scholars, especially involving graduate programmes and scholarships.
- the scientific exchange through invitations of fellows, the organisation of symposia, workshops as well as conferences and the participation in such events organised by third parties.
- publicising the activities and results of the projects to the general public.
- the fulfilment of the tasks assigned to the Bauhaus University Weimar as a World Heritage Site and the promotion of related research and outreach.
- the organisation and support of joint courses on the thematic field of the Centre.
The structure of the International Heritage Centre and opportunities for participation
A prerequisite for membership is the willingness to work for the International Heritage Centre and to engage in heritage research.
International visiting scholars who research and teach on heritage topics are welcome at the centre.