AGM 2014 Programme and conference

Programe of the annual general meeting AGM and Conference 2014
in Barcelona with title: "Beyond the death: Remembrance, Memory and Heritage". AGM and Conference will take place at Hotel Silken Diagonal in Barcelona.
You can sign up for AGM here.

Hotel reception will as well be the meeting point for all guided tours and organized bus trips.

Thursday, October 2nd

08:30 | 09:15
Check-in in Silken Diagonal Barcelona Hotel

09:15 | 09:30
Lidija PLIBERSEK, ASCE president and Jordi VALMAÑA CORBELLA, General Director CBSA
Welcome speech
09:30 | 11:00
Lidija Pliberšek, president of ASCE
Members of Steering Committee of ASCE
Annual General Meeting

11:00 | 11:30
Coffee break

11:30 | 13:30
Lectures part 1

Nick Lloyd, Spanish Civil War tours
The Fossar de la Pedrera, a Commemorative Space

Agustí Colomines Companys, Josep Termes Chair University of Barcelona
Remembrance: Between Memory and Invention

Gabino Abánades Guerrero, Funespaña
History and Construction of the Cemetery of Our Ladyship of Almudena

José Manuel Mármol Servian, Monturque City Council
The Roman Funerary Rituals as a Cultural Product

Ioanna Paraskevopoulou, First Cemetery of Athens
Why Have We Forgotten? Memorials of Oblivion in the First Cemetery of Athens

George Mc Cullough, Glasnevin Trust
Ireland’s History Carved in Stone: Conservation and Restoration through Commemoration

14:30 | 15:30
Reception and cold buffet at Barcelona City Hall *

16:30 | 18:00
Guided tour of Poblenou Cemetery

Free time

Friday, October 3rd

09:00 | 11:00
Guided tour of Montjuïc Cemetery and Coffee break at the Funeral Carriage Collection *

11:40 | 14:00
Lectures part 2

Lluís Garcia Petit, Consultant on Cultural Heritage
Intangible Heritage in the Funerary World

Kate Fabiani Rigo, Faculties EST / University of Göttingen
A tree, a rock, lots of flowers and a profile: the transformation of cemetery space in times of post-modernity and connectivity

Anna Fuentes, Lloret de Mar City Council
The Catalan Modernisme Cemetery of Lloret de Mar

Thiago Nicolau de Araujo, Faculties EST / Free University of Berlin
Graveyards as a source of preservation Historic-Cultural-Religious of the tombs of immigrants German-Brazilians in Brazil: a comparative analysis

Suvi Leukumaavaara, Researcher in Cultural Heritage
Remembering the Invisible. Safeguarding Historical Grave Monuments in Finland

Elisa Beneyto Gómez / Lluís Vidal Pérez, Alcoi City Council
Contemporary Cemeteries as a Reflection of the Industrial Society: Enhancement of the Alcoi's Cemetery

Melinda Kostelac, Academy of Applied Arts at University of Rijeka
History of the Cemeteries in Opatija

Andreea Pop, Spiru Haret University / Cemeteries Administration of Bucharest
Funeral Monuments on Paper. The Project as Part of Heritage

14:20 | 14:40
Closing speech

14:40 | 15:40
Lunch at the hotel

Free time

Gala dinner in Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya *

Saturday, October 4th

10:00 | 12:00
Guided visit of the Sant Pau Catalan Modernisme Site *

* Group transportation provided