Activities and Events

Kala Katha – Mata ni Pachedi

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 […]

Cultural Heritage Management & Venture Lab In Ahmedabad – A Concluding Event

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 & […]

Ahmedabad University Launches Journal of Heritage Management

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 […]

Invitation for the 3rd edition of CHM’s Monthly Heritage Talk Series – Asmita Pravachan

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. 

Date: 10 July 2015
Venue: Asmita Bhavan, Centre for Heritage Management, Opp. H.L. Commerce College, Near Commerce Six Roads.
Time: 5:30pm6:30pm

Invitation for the inauguration of Master of Management Studies (Heritage Management)

Invitation for the inauguration of Master of Management Studies (Heritage Management)

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NEW WEBSITE LAUNCHED RECENTLY – For Ahmedabad Cultural Heritage Cluster

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 […]

EU Project – International Master Classes on April 17th and 18th 2015 

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 […]

Invitation for the 2nd edition of CHM’s Monthly Heritage Talk Series – Asmita Pravachan

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

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 […]

EU project – Cluster mapping, stakeholder analysis and validation process

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 […]

Launch of Ahmedabad Cultural Heritage Cluster (ACHC) and the Ahmedabad Heritage Venture Lab (AHVL)

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]