High-level policy debate

Cultural Heritage and the Cultural and Creative Industries in Horizon Europe


 Hosted by MEP Christian Ehler, rapporteur for Horizon Europe

& co-organised by the European Commission

House of European History

Brussels, 21ST MARCH 2019




8,30 – 9,00                     Registration

9,00 – 9,15                     Welcome and introduction by MEP Christian Ehler

9,30 – 9,45                     Introduction by Dr. Constanze Itzel, Director of the House of European History

9,45 – 10,00                   Questions and Answers

10,00 – 10,45                 Research and Innovation challenges of the European Cultural Heritage sector

  • Professor Monica Hagedorn-Saupe, Institut für Museums­forschung, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Stiftung Preußischer Kulturbesitz


  • Peter Plaßmeyer, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden


  • Professor Tania VAHTIKARI, University of Tampere, Rapporteur of the stakeholder Symposium ‘Horizons for Heritage Research’, held in Brussels on 20 March 2019.

10,45 – 11,00                Keynote by Patrick Child, Deputy Director-General for Research and
                                      Innovation, European Commission

11,00 – 11,30                 Discussion

11,30 – 11,45                 Concluding remarks by MEP Christian EHLER

12,00 – 13,00                Guided Tour of the House of European History (in English)