A conference about the central issues which influence the future of research and development in social and humanistic sciences with the emphasis on the field of cultural heritage.
The conference deals with the central issues which influence the future of research and development, particularly in social and humanistic sciences in a world which is rapidly changing, and which is characterised by mobility, the circulation of brains and innovations, plus their consequences on the socio-economic context and democratic values. The conference gathers together prominent researchers, policy creators and local authorities, NGOs and the interested public.
Participants deal with the interaction of culture and future industries, their implications for future jobs and the role of the whole of Rijeka’s heritage as the port of diversity for its smart, inclusive and innovative future growth and other relevant themes.
The main aim of the conference ‘The role of cultural heritage in socioeconomic development and the preservation of democratic values’ is to lead a comprehensive debate with the relevant stakeholders and the influence on European policies connected to the research of cultural heritage and its role in socio-economic development and the preservation of democratic values.