This seminar is devoted to inventorying European intangible heritage and aims at furthering the debate on this subject by comparing different methods of establishing intangible heritage inventories.
The encounter, which is organized by the French Institut national du patrimoine (National Heritage Institute) and the Ethnological Mission of the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, brings together European specialists working at universities and cultural institutions.
Katerina Stenou, Director of UNESCO's Division of Cultural Policies and Intercultural Dialogue, and Rieks Smeets, Head of UNESCO's Intangible Heritage Section, participate in the discussions.
A photo exhibition entitled "Living Heritage: Exploring the Intangible" is displayed on the fence surrounding the UNESCO Headquarters building until 30 November.
Venue of the meeting: Institut national du patrimoine, 2 rue Vivienne, F-75002 Paris, Colbert Auditorium, 10 am - 6 pm.