Heritage as a Conflict: the Shift Between Modernist and After-Modernist Concepts of Heritage in Lithuania (Heritage as a Conflict)


Project no.: MIP-028/2015

Project description:

Heritage protection is one of the most important and however at the same time controversial parts of culture. The impact of inheritance process, which is based on humanitarian values (historical, artistic, memorial, etc. value) on the daily economic and social processes, inevitably predetermines political, economic and cultural conflicts. Expectations based on variety of social partner’s manifests as collisions which is traditionally being understood as dissonant nature of heritage. These processes are particularly increased in recent decades together with unprecedented expansion of the field (industrial, 20th c. heritage). This is precisely the objective of this project.

Project funding:

Projects funded by the Research Council of Lithuania (RCL), Projects carried out by researchers’ teams

Period of project implementation: 2015-04-01 - 2018-03-31

Project coordinator: Kaunas University of Technology

Vaidas Petrulis

2015 - 2018

Institute of Architecture and Construction