On June 12th, the seventh edition of the training academy for the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe began in the monastery of Yuste (Extremadura, Spain).
On June 12th, the seventh edition of the training academy for the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe began in the monastery of Yuste (Extremadura, Spain) organized by the European Institute of Cultural Routes, in collaboration with the Cultural Route of Charles V. The AEPJ is the entity that manages and leads the European Route of Jewish Heritage, certified route by the Council of Europe.
The training that will last until tomorrow, aims to offer training to the different directors and managers of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe and be a meeting point to discuss strategies and explore collaborations between Cultural Routes. The theme of this year is innovation and new trends in cultural routes, with special emphasis on the interpretation of heritage. Different European experts from the European heritage area, as well as cultural management experts, have offered different work sessions focused on the aforementioned topics, sharing reflections and results on the latest studies in this field. Among them, Jordi Tresserras, member of the scientific committee of the AEPJ.
Likewise, space has been dedicated to share work experiences and good practices among the Cultural Routes. In this sense, Victor Sorenssen (AEPJ director) has presented the European Days of Jewish Culture, a project selected as good practice by the organizers of the training.
Some of the outstanding speakers of this training have been: Eladio Fernandez Galindo, Head of Democratic Inittitives Department, Council of Europe Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Insitute of Cultural Routes, Jordi Tresserras Juan, Director Labpatc, Univeridad de Barcelona, Lorenzo Cantoni, Director of the Institute for Communication Technologies, Università della Svizzera Italiana Maria Gravari Barbas, Université Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne.