On Wednesday October 4th we launched the 2017 Engage Seminar Series ‘Liverpool UNESCO World Heritage Site: A Status Worth Fighting For?’

The first seminar in the series was entitled ‘UNESCO WHS – What’s It All About?’ and was held at Liverpool Town Hall. The international speaker was Dr Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel, UNESCO Chief of the Europe and North America Unit at the World  Heritage Centre in Paris.

The national speaker was Henry Owen-John, Head of International Advice, Historic England.

The Local Panel was Dr David Fleming OBE, Director of National Museums Liverpool; Dr Beatriz Garcia, Director of the Institute of Cultural capital, University of Liverpool; Cllr Barry Kushner, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services.

Speech by Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel 04.10.17

Powerpoint Slides by Henry Owen-John 04.10.17

Listen to BBC R4 PM Programme with Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel 17.11.17 scroll to 48.32 till 54.22

Watch the videos here:

Welcome by Gerry Proctor MBE Chair of Engage and Speech by Dr Isabelle Anatole-Gabriel

Speech by Henry Owen-John

Local Panel Speeches and Q&A

There are 2 more seminars in the series Wednesday October 18th and Wednesday November 1st. Find out more HERE.