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Jacomine Hendrikse, DutchCulture
Jacomine Hendrikse
Role
Advisor - Europe + Heritage
Email
j.hendrikse [at] dutchculture.nl
 

Open call Future of Religious Heritage: innovator of the year 2022

Open call Future of Religious Heritage: innovator of the year 2022

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The Religious Heritage Innovator of the Year is a competition launched by FRH, the leading organization for safeguarding European historic places of worship.

The Religious Heritage Innovator of the Year is a competition launched to highlight outstanding examples of innovation in the field of religious heritage from a technical, procedural and conceptual point of view.

The call for entries runs from 9 May to 31 October and focuses on the theme of sustainability, one of the five pillars of the European Commission’s Framework for Action on Cultural Heritage together with inclusivity, resilience, innovation, and global partnerships.

Three categories

  • Technical: projects that have developed, improved or used innovative tools such as a new app, software, devices or other technology elements to make religious heritage more sustainable or help it face the struggles of climate change.
  • Procedural: projects that propose a new way of carrying out the work or a certain task in the field of religious cultural heritage (conservation works, research, etc.).
  • Conceptual: projects, studies or research that introduce a new concept or a new perspective on any topic related to religious heritage.

Who can apply
The competition is open to organisations, public administrations, universities, cultural heritage professionals, academics and researchers, students as well as representatives of European civil society with a project related to sustainability and religious heritage.

Important dates
Submission of entries: from 9 May to 31 October 2022
Announcement of the 5 shortlisted applicants: 15 November 2022
Announcement of the winner and 4 finalists: 30 November 2022
Awards ceremony: 23 April 2023 in Lund (Sweden) at FRH’s Biennial Conference.

More info
Applications

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