European Historic Universities as World Heritage Sites

Dr Ray Bondin (former Ambassador and Permanent Delegate of Malta to UNESCO), Dr Christopher Young (former Head of World Heritage and International Policy at English Heritage), Debbie Dance (Director of Oxford Preservation Trust), Michael Robinson (Professor of Cultural Heritage, Birmingham University, and Director of the Ironbridge International Institute of Cultural Heritage), and senior members of Oxford University and Coimbra (itself a World Heritage Site)
Event date
Doctorow Hall
St Edmund Hall
Event type
Event cost
Staff, members and alumni of the University of Oxford are charged a reduced fee which includes coffee, lunch and tea
Disabled access?
Booking required

Registration for staff, members and alumni of the University of Oxford: Please send a cheque for £35 to Dr P.J. Collins, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, OX1 4AR made out to ‘Europa Nostra UK’ and marked ‘Conference’ together with your name and email address (for confirmation) to arrive by 15th August.

Members of the general public are also encouraged to apply by the same date by completing and returning the Registration Form accessed through the link at the foot of this article, addressing any queries to

The one-day conference will concentrate on a new initiative to promote the cultural heritage of Europe's historic universities. 

More information about Europa Nostra (President: Maestro Placido Domingo) can be found at The University has received Europa Nostra international awards in the past, for example for its restoration and development of Duke Humfrey’s Library in the Bodleian and the Ashmolean Museum.

The One-Day Conference forms part of the Annual Meeting 2018 of Europa Nostra UK.  Other events may be viewed via the link below, and members of the general public are welcomed.