Round Table Discussion

Modern Challenge: Online Projects in the Field of Cultural Heritage

10:30 — 12:00
General Staff Building 6/8 Palace sq., St. Petersburg

2020 will go down in history as the time of new challenges in different areas of modern life. These challenges also affected the sphere of cultural heritage, its protection, restoration, maintenance in the difficult time of pandemic. On the one hand, the pandemic suspended life in some areas, on the other hand, it gave a great impetus to development in the field of information technology. Are digitalization and heritage compatible? What is the role of social media in the times of global transformation? How to tell narrate about the heritage and feel its "spirit" on the other side of the screen? These and other questions will form the basis for discussion and presentations of the speakers.

The speakers of the open discussion will be young specialists in architecture and heritage conservation representing the UNESCO World Heritage cities, as well as young Russian specialists.

Students, young specialists in the field of restoration, museums and protection of the monuments are invited to participate in the event, who, in the format of public talk, public discussion, will be able to exchange views and practical experience, as well as learn about actual practices of other countries from the international colleagues.