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Debashish Nayak recieves Lifetime Achievement Award for “Enterprising Conservation of Heritage Properties”

“Debashish Nayak, Director, Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University receives a Lifetime Achievement Award for “Enterprising Conservation of Heritage Properties” from Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, West Bengal”.

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Showcasing EU-funded Cultural Heritage Management and Venture Lab in South Africa

9-10 September 2014

Mr. Vijay Ramchandani of Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University who is presently working as the Project Technical Assistant for EU-funded Cultural Heritage Management and Venture Lab recently attended the seminar on “Cultural and Creative Industries and Youth: A Chance for Each Other” at Johannesburg, South Africa on 9-10 September 2014. The seminar was organized by the Delegation of the European Union in Pretoria, and its main objective was to have thought-provoking exchanges and sharing […]

A Round Table Conference on Heritage, Crafts and Tourism

9 September 2014

A Round Table Conference on Heritage, Crafts and Tourism: Promoting collaborations, Creating new business opportunities at the Conference Hall, Zonal Office, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation on Tuesday, September 9, 2014

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Management of Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities

17 April 2014

The Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) at Ahmedabad University organized a round table discussion on Management of Heritage: Challenges and Opportunities on Thursday, April 17, 2014 on the eve of UNESCO’s World Heritage Day. The discussion was held at the Conference Hall, Ahmedabad University from 3 pm to 5.30 pm.

A constellation of heritage experts, government officials, conservation architects, heritage NGOs and professionals, along with academicians […]

Asmita Kiran II

27-31 January 2014

The history and culture of a city is best experienced by walking through its streets that have hundreds of years of legacy. To do this meaningfully in a limited time and not lose out on the richness is a challenge. A planned and guided Heritage Walk through the paths of the city’s history makes this possible. A well managed heritage walk with a growing number of visitors will sensitise the […]

Indo-Spanish Training Workshop

23-28 September 2013

Tourism has always been a major driving force of economic growth, employment generation and cultural exchange. Many countries in the world have earned value from leveraging their cultural assets to promote tourism. Despite having incredible heritage assets appreciated all over the world, India is still to exploit the full potential of its heritage to generate employment and boost tourism. Success is best learnt from flourishing ventures, from best […]

Discovering Ahmedabad

17 July – 17 August 2013

A month-long exhibition on Ahmedabad was held at the Instituto Cervants, New Delhi. The city, a living museum founded in 1411 AD, has thrived for 6 centuries. With a surface area of 550 hectares and a population of 440,000, Ahmedabad has produced urban and architectural heritage that is exceptional by any standard of the world. The historic core of Ahmedabad has […]

Collection of Coin and Its Management

18 May 2013

To mark the World Museum Day, the Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University jointly with Lalbhai Dalpatbhai Museum had organized a lecture on Collection of Coins and Its Management. Prof Ramji Savalia, Director, B. J Institute of Learning and Research delivered his speech at the lecture hall of LD Museum.The lecture by Prof Savalia elaborated on the role of numismatic as a significant bearer of past history and heritage, and […]

Ahmedabad-Manchester Cotton Exchange

17-21 April  2013

The Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University celebrated World Heritage Day on April 18 by organizing a shared memory walk through a series of artists’ installations, textiles, ceramics, photography, film reflecting on the connected heritage of Ahmedabad & Manchester. The project was an exploration of the heritage of the cotton industry and the links between Lancashire and Manchester in the UK and Ahmedabad and Gujarat in India.

For the […]

Asmita Kiran I: Heritage Walk, 2013

5-9 March 2013

The Centre for Heritage Management at Ahmedabad University held a five-day programme on Heritage Walks from March 5-9, 2013.  Twenty-two participants hailing from 15 different cities across India were part of the programme; equally as diverse were their professions ranging from officials in state tourism offices, to non-profit managers, to music producers, to volunteers.

The programme lent a holistic view to developing heritage walks and […]

Asmita Samvad 2012 – A Dialogue on Heritage & Identity

18-20 April 2012

‘Asmita’ is derived from Sanskrit ‘asmi’ (‘I am’) which denotes a sense of self as identity. Our identities are inextricably linked with the past, our history and our heritage. ‘Samvad’ signifies dialogue. The idea of ‘Asmita Samvad’ expresses the desire to involve community in a dialogue around the link between its identity and its heritage.

To initiate this path breaking process of exchange of ideas and thoughts […]