The round table will bring together professionals, researchers and citizens to discuss the role and challenges of presenting urban cultural heritage in a sensory and sensitive way. The needs and shortcomings of such a presentation for people with disabilities will be discussed. The results of a study related to the application of the methods of sensory ethnography in the study of the urban cultural heritage in Plovdiv will be discussed. Ways to use the senses and sensory in creating an interactive sensory route, accessible to both people with and without visual impairments, will also be discussed.
10:00 – 11:20 Challenges to the feeling and understanding of urban cultural heritage (results of a study under the project “Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage” of ACEA “Mediator”, funded by the National Fund “Culture”)
11:20 – 11:40 Break
11:40 – 13:00 The senses and sensitivity as ways to present and perceive urban cultural heritage.
Examples. Announcement of an interactive route “Feel the city 2” in Plovdiv
The round table will be public and open to the public.
The event is organized under the project “Sensory presentation of urban cultural heritage” of the association ACEA “Mediator “, which aims to study and present part of the urban cultural heritage of Plovdiv through sensory ethnography.
The project is funded by the National Culture Fund, Bulgaria in partnership with NCRS – Plovdiv, Faculty of Philosophy and Historyat University of Plovdiv, Center for Anthropological and Ethnosociological Research.