Enterprising Heritage: Resilience, Re-invention and Revolution – Cases from the UK
Monday 24 April, 2017, 2:00-3:00 pm
Baillieu Library, Dulcie Holyock Room, ground floor.
Lecture by Professor Mike Robinson, University of Birmingham.
There is no need to RSVP.
Mike Robinson is full Professor of Cultural Heritage at the University of Birmingham in the UK and Director of the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage – a longstanding and unique partnership between the University and the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site. He was previously Founder and Director of the Centre for Tourism and Cultural Change. Mike is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Routledge Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, and founder and Editor of the Tourism and Cultural Change Book Series. He is also co-editor with Helaine Silverman, of the Routledge Book Series – Heritage, Tourism and Communities.
Mike’s research is anchored at the intersection of heritage, tourism and culture. He leads the University of Birmingham’s involvement at the World Heritage listed site where the Industrial Revolution began. A number of museums and tourist venues are located in the valley.