Heritage is a broad umbrella term that encompasses a variety of aspects that we (humans) value. Though a popular and conventional reference would always be with grand monuments, the term heritage is equally applicable to vernacular buildings, settlements, archaeological and historic sites, cultural practices, knowledge and skills, crafts, music, performing arts, celebrations and festivals, natural features, biodiversity, and so on. In the growing academic literature, professional fields of practices, government initiatives as well as […]
International Conference on Heritage Management Education and Practice: Exploring Connections across Disciplines and Stakeholders
The Centre for Heritage Management at Ahmedabad University organised the first edition of its annual international heritage management conference series, marking the graduation of its first batch of students of Masters of Management Studies – Heritage Management, as well as welcoming a new group of students.
The discourses and practices on ‘heritage’ are significantly broadened in recent decades, leading towards the holistic understanding of heritage idea and the emerging approaches of heritage management, than […]
Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN) to establish a long–term partnership in knowledge generation, sharing and collaborative activities for conservation, preservation and management of Indian Railways’ rich old heritage. As part of mutual agreement and understanding, Center for Heritage Management (CHM) and IRICEN will engage in series of activities for capacity building of railway personnel by integrating heritage perspectives in their […]
Students of Center for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University organized an Open House on 30th March 2017 where a series of events were culminated. The open house included a Public Lecture by Yaaminey Mubayi , a Social Development Professional from Delhi which focused on the ‘Issues and Challenges of Intangible Cultural Heritage Convention of UNESCO’. The event followed by a Panel Discussion on – ‘Can Heritage be managed?’ Followed by panel discussion, the […]
An Interactive Session: Exploring Post Graduate Programme in Heritage Management
(On 15th March, 2017 from 5 to 6 pm @ Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University)
This session is planned to give basic idea about the field of Heritage and our Masters Programme: Master of Management Studies (Heritage Management). This will be relevant for prospective students who are graduates / in the final year of graduation and interested in pursuing […]
Centre for Heritage Management organized a talk on” The Heritage Discourses: Reflections on Heritage, Memory and Identity “by Prof. Yudhishtiraj Isar. The talk was attended by the faculty, students, and heritage enthusiastic.
Professor Isar straddles different domains of cultural theory and practice, notably cultural policy across the world. Since January 2017 he has been Education Director at the Aga Khan Trust for Culture. Isar joined The American University of Paris in 2002 […]
Centre for Heritage Management (CHM) organized a talk, “Language as Identity: Challenges of Preserving Sindhi Language” by Dr. Vimmi Sadarangini on August 12 at CHM. The talk was attended by faculty, staff, students, and visitors from the city. Dr. Sadarangini began the talk from her own experience of being a Sindhi but learning her mother tongue fairly late in her educational process and the dilemma of this common phenomenon in identity and culture […]
A Symposium on Reflections from Field Immersion Programme was organized by the first year students of Master of Management Studies (Heritage Management) on 10th Feb, 2017. The immersion programme was for a week, where the students explored and learnt the practical application of theories in a live Heritage project.
In the symposium they presented and discussed their views and the strengths and weaknesses of Muziris Heritage Project. Exhibits from Kerala and student posters were also […]
A symposium on ‘Challenges of Buddhist Heritage Sites Management in India’ was held at CHM. The symposium featured presentations by final year students of the Masters in Management Studies (Heritage Management) programme, who recently pursued fieldwork at Buddhist heritage sites at Bodhgaya and Jethian valley. Following the presentations, Mr. Thomas Jones, National Centre for Preservation Technology and Training, USA talked on ‘The Evolving Paradigm and Future of Heritage Management in India’.
A Case Writing Workshop was organized at the Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University on December 15th and 16th, 2016. This workshop was supported by the Centre for Cultural Resources and Training (CCRT), Government of India, and aimed at promoting case writing on heritage management issues. Professor A.H. Kalro led the workshop with sessions from Professor A.K. Jain, Professor Mukesh Patel, Professor Ruchi Tewari and Professor Abrar Ali Saiyyad.
The first […]
Kala Katha – Sacred Story on Cloth
An exhibition on the ‘Mata ni Pachedi’ art by the students of Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University.
The students of Centre for Heritage Management (CHM), Ahmedabad University organized an interactive exhibition on the Mata ni Pachedi art in the occasion of the annual Heritage Week Festival in Ahmedabad. The exhibition held on 19th November, 2016, the first day of Heritage Week showcased […]
On Tuesday, 13th September 2016, Ahmedabad University-Centre for Heritage Management (AU-CHM) organized the Concluding event of the 33 months long EU funded project ‘Cultural Heritage Management & Venture Lab in Ahmedabad’. The guest of honor Mr. Emilio Contreras, First Secretary, Embassy of Spain in India, along with Dr. Guillermo Rodriguez Martin, Director, Casa de la India, Valladolid, Professor Pankaj Chandra, Chairman, BoM & Provost, Ahmedabad University, Professor Devanath Tirupati, CE, CHM & […]
Centre for Heritage Management (CHM), Ahmedabad University, launched its peer-reviewed international Journal of Heritage Management on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. The journal was released by the Guest of Honour, an eminent artist, Padmabhushan Shri Gulammohammed Sheikh along with Professor Pankaj Chandra, Chairman, Board of Management; Professor Devanath Tirupati, Dean, Amrut Mody School of Management; Shri Debashish Nayak, Director, CHM; Professor Rima Hooja, Editor of the journal & Adjunct Faculty, CHM and Professor […]
The Centre for Heritage Management invites you to 3rd Asmita Pravachan ‘Making Heritage Relevant : A Journey from a Designer to a Heritage Entrepreneur’ – A Talk by Ms. Avani Varia.
A new website for the Ahmedabad Cultural Heritage Cluster was launched on the occasion of World Heritage Day on April 18, 2015 with the cooperation of Casa de la India in Spain. The web address is www.ahmedabadheritagecluster.com. The website provides detailed information on the EU-funded project of Ahmedabad Cultural Heritage Management and Venture lab which aims to develop a Cultural Heritage Cluster in the city.
This website is in addition […]
On the eve of and on the occasion of the UNESCO World Heritage Day, the Centre for Heritage Management (CHM), Ahmedabad University organized three master class programs for two days on April 17th & 18th 2015. These programs were launched as part of a series of 9 International Master Class training programs in Innovation and practices applied to Cultural Heritage and Management to be held during 2015.
The master classes were […]
Candidates selected to appear for the Entrance test and personal interviews to the Master of Management Studies (Heritage Management) have been notified by email about the date and time. In case, any applicant has not received the email from CHM, please contact us immediately.
Invitation for the 2nd edition of CHM’s Monthly Heritage Talk Series – Asmita Pravachan – Thursday, April 9, 5:00 PM, at Asmita Bhavan.
Akanth Amdavadi: Spreading Heritage Awareness through Theatre.
Mr. Archan Trivedi, Theatre Artist
Invitation for the 1st edition of CHM’s Monthly Heritage Talk Series – Asmita Pravachan – Thursday, March 5th, 5:00PM, at Asmita Bhavan.
The first edition features a dynamic Amdavadi who has taken up the ‘Heritage Management’ spirit in his own way and has already made a significant impact in the Heritage Movement in Ahmedabad. Mr. Rajiv Patel’s ‘talk/pravachan’ is titled ‘From Brick & Mortar Industry to Heritage & Creative Economy: My […]
The Cultural Heritage Management and Venture Lab is a project selected by the European Union supported by a grant of 3,98,474 Euros (appx.Rs.3.38 crores) towards “strengthening capacities of cultural actors for the development of a dynamic cultural sector contributing to economic growth and sustainable development.” The project was awarded to the Centre for Heritage Management, Ahmedabad University along with the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, and its global partners Casa de la India, University […]
7 Dec 2014
The Centre for Heritage Management (CHM), Ahmedabad University along with Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC), and 3 Spanish partners, City Council of Valladolid, University of Valladolid and Casa de la India, have won a prestigious EU-funded project on December 2013 for a “Cultural Heritage and Management Venture Lab” in Ahmedabad by the European Commission. The City Heritage Centre (CHC) and Urban Management Centre (UMC), two Ahmedabad-based NGOs, and […]