EUNIC Mixers #5 │ Protecting Heritage in times of disruption

Τhe pandemic of COVID-19 is affecting the cultural sector around the world. Heritage Institutions, museums and sites are closed or unsettlingly devoid of people, heightening the risk of destruction, looting, or illicit trafficking.

With the need to protect cultural heritage more distinct than ever, what solutions or practices are Heritage Institutions implementing to cope with the crisis? How do they secure funding and collaborations in order to stay viable and how are they feeling about the transition to the digital era?Moderator: Katerina Balamoti, International Programs Senior Manager and Project Coordinator at The Heritage Management Organization, will discuss this with:
❖ Dr. Evangelos Kyriakidis, Director of the Heritage Management Organization (
❖ Joachim Umlauf, Goethe-Institut Bucharest (
❖ JOSHUA MWANKUNDA, Manager at the Cultural Heritage Department, Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, TanzaniaEUNIC MIXERS is a series of live, online discussions about the adaptations of the cultural sector to the changes during the pandemic, with guests from European countries, represented by the cultural institutes from the EUNIC Romania network, together with Romanian cultural practitioners.The discussion will be in English.
Event organised by EUNIC Romania with the support of the Fundatia Culturala Greaca and The Heritage Management Organization.


You can watch the debate here: