Seminar - Cultural Landscapes of the Maltese Islands

Cultural Landscapes of the Maltese IslandsThe International Environment Institute of the University of Malta will be organizing a seminar and workshop on the subject of Cultural Landscapes of the Maltese Islands, between the 11th and 14th of November 2008 in Malta and in Gozo. This event is being carried out under the auspices of the Maltese National Commission for UNESCO, and with the collaboration of the Malta Environment and Planning Authority and the Ministry for Gozo. The objective of this initiative is to highlight the diverse values of the unique cultural landscapes of the Maltese Islands and to evaluate the challenge inherent in maintaining their character in the face of a dynamic and changing culture. Lecturers from both Malta and overseas will share their expertise on various aspects of cultural landscapes, whilst guiding participants through interactive hands-on exercises during workshops being held in Malta and Gozo.