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Christer Gustafsson, Ph.D. is
- Full Professor in Conservation at Uppsala University, Sweden;
- Professor (hon.) at Nanjing University in China;
- Faculty member at IPMI International Business School, Jakarta, Indonesia
- president of World Heritage Academy, Brussels as well as
- Member of the Scientific Board of Cultural Industries and Complexity Observatory at IULM University, Milano, Italy
He is also
- Secretary-General for ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Economics of Conservation;
- Member of expert panel of STINT Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education as well as
- Member of the Board of Directors for Cultural Heritage without Borders
- Member of the Board of Directors for the World Heritage Site Visby.
In recent years,he has had a couple for important assignments from the European Commission. He was member of the European Union’s panel of experts for European Heritage Label (nominated by the European Commission) 2012-2016 as well as member of the European Commission’s expert panel for a European Agenda for Research of Cultural Heritage and Innovation.
2016 he had the assignment to assist the Ministry of Environment of the Federal Republic of Germany for giving advices for future cultural heritage policies.
- Higher education qualifications,
1984 B.A. Integrated Building Conservation. Göteborg University.
1979-85 Various University courses in e.g. Art History, Economics, Economic History, Mathematics, and Philosophy. Göteborg University.
2. Degree of Doctor of Philosophy
2009, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg.
The Halland Model: A Trading Zone for Building Conservation concerted with Labour Market Policy and Construction Industry aiming at Sustainable Development.
Tutor: professor Jan Rosvall, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg
The dissertation presents an application-oriented theoretical platform and a new model, providing adequate approaches to solving boundary-spanning challenges for regional growth, strengthening competitiveness, sustainability and development of building conservation.
- Previous positions
Director (Landsantikvarie) Regional Museums of Halland and Heritage Halland 2005-2012.
Head of International Department, Regional Museums of Halland, 2001-2005
Head of Building Conservation Team, Regional Museums of Halland, 1992-2001
Municipal Heritage Conservation officer, Sollentuna kommun 1989 – 1992
Heritage Conservation officer, various regional museums in Sweden 1984 – 1989
4 Awards and others
Awarded with the Polish Culture Minister’s Golden Medal 1999.
Awarded with Region Warminsku – Mazurskies Grand Medal (PL) 1999.
Professor (hon.) Nanjing University (China) 2012-
Secretary-General ICOMOS International Committee on Economics of Conservation 2010-Visiting Professor Instituto Universitario di Lingue Moderne IULM Unversity, Milano 2011- 2013
Research fellow at IPMI International Business School in Jakarta. 2013-
President World Heritage Academy, Brussels 2012-
Member of the panel of experts European Heritage Label (the European Commission) 2012-2016
Member of the panel of experts EU Agenda for cultural heritage research and innovation 2014-2015
Invited Speaker at EU China Mayors Forum 2012
Invited Speaker at EU Africa Forum 2013
Invited Speaker at Moscow Urban Forum 2012
Member of the expert panel of the international observatory "Cultural Industries and
Complexity Observatory – C.I.C.O." 2014-
Chairman Boards of Directors Good and Green consultancy (UK) 2011-2013
Member of the Boards of Directors for Cultural Heritage without Borders (SE) 2012-
Member of the Boards of Directors for Europa Nostra (SE) 2013-2015
Secretary of the Boards of Directors for Swedish Association of Regional Museums 2006-2013.
Director for the formation of Institute for Culture, Creativity and Competitiveness at Jönköping
International Business School (SE) 2009-2010.
Evaluator and expert for European Union Research Framework Programmes 2000-, European Union Culture Programme 2011-, and European Union Europe for Citizens Programme 2011-
Lecturer at the 13th Annual Maura Shaffrey Memorial Lecture in Dublin (IRL)
Member of KREANORD (the Nordic Minister Council’s reference group for Culture and Creative Industries), 2008-2010.
International expert in EU COST C 20 Urban Knowledge – Urban Heritage 2007-2010..
Awarded with Region Halland Culture Prize 2005.
Evaluator for STINT (The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education) 2015-
Chairman of the of the assessment committee for the evaluation of research conducted at CLUE research centre at VU University Amsterdam during the period 2008 – 2013.
Member of the examination board for PhD dissertations at Politecnico di Milano 2015-
Promotor of the Halland Model 1993-2005.
Peer-reviewed original articles (summary)
Ferilli, G., Gustafsson, C. and Sacco, P. L. (2015) Cognitive Keynesianism: Integrated heritage conservation as an anti-cyclic policy. The case of the Halland Region, Sweden. Forthcoming. European Planning Studies
Gustafsson, C. and Polesie, T. (2014) Return on Heritage Investments. Some Measurable Results of the Conservation of the Rossared Manor House. BDC Bollettino del Dipartimento di Conservazione dei Beni Architettonici ed Ambientali dell'Università degli Studi di Napoli. Vol. 13, 1/2013. ISSN 1121-2912.
Gustafsson, C. (2010) A trading zone for built cultural heritage aiming at regional sustainable development. Paper presented at ESA Research Network Sociology of Culture Midterm Conference: "Culture & the Making of Worlds". Published at http://www.ssrn.com/link/ESA-Res-Network-Sociology-Culture-Conf.html
Gustafsson, C. and Rosvall, J. (2008a) “The Halland Model and the Gothenburg Model: A quest towards integrated sustainable conservation”. In: City and Time, 4 (1), pp. 15-30. CECI, Centro de Estudos Avançados da Conseração Integrada.
Peer-reviewed conference contributions (summary)
Gustafsson, C. (2011) A trading zone for built cultural heritage aiming at urban sustainable development. Paper presented at 10th ESA Conference of the European Sociological Association “Social Relations in Turbulent Times”, Geneva, 2011.
Norrström, H., Edén, M. and Gustafsson, C. (2011) EEPOCH, a multiple case study involving energy efficiency, preservation, and management and working climate in conservation teams. Chalmers university of technology. Paper presented at 10th ESA Conference of the European Sociological Association “Social Relations in Turbulent Times”, Geneva, 2011.
Gustafsson, C. and Polesie, T. (2007) Return on Heritage Investments. Some Measurable Results of the Conservation of Harplinge Windmill and Rydöbruk Industrial Site. Paper presented at the International Trades Educations Symposium and International Preservation Trades Workshop, Tällberg, Sweden, 21–25 May 2007.
Books and book chapters
Gustafsson, C. (2009) THE HALLAND MODEL. A Trading Zone for Building Conservation in Concert with Labour Market Policy and the Construction Industry, Aiming at Regional Sustainable Development. Chalmers tekniska högskola. ISBN 978-91-7385-309-5. Ny serie nr: 2990. ISSN: 0346-718X. Göteborg
Gustafsson, C. (2011) ”Eldsjälar och universitetens mylla”. Ur Göthenberg, A. (ed) Svenska kunskapssystemet – en möjlighet till framtida export? STINT R 11:02. Stockholm.
Gustafsson, C. and Rosvall, J. (2010) “The Triple Helix and Integrated Conservation: The Halland Model”. In: Zeleny, Fusco Girard, Forte (eds) IN SEARCH OF NEW EUROPE: Creative Cooperation and Innovation Networks for a Sustainable Future. Università Federico II di Napoli. Naples.
Gustafsson, C. (2009) “Modelling experiences from regional development and learning districts using built cultural heritage and collaborative management research”. In: Putignano F. (ed.) Learning Districts – Patrimonio culturale, conoscenza e sviluppo locale, pp. 79–101. Maggioli Editore, Santarcangelo di Romagna. ISBN 8838743797. Milano.
Gustafsson, C. and Rosvall, J. (2008b) “Development of management skills within cultural heritage administrations”. In: Quagliuolo, M. Herity. Classifying Monuments Open to the Public, pp.28-47. Roma: DRI – Fondazione Enotaria ONLUS.
Popular science articles/presentations
Gustafsson, C. (2016) Kreativa Kraftfält i Fyrbodal. Fyrbodals kommunalförbund. Uddevalla (75 pages).
Gustafsson, C. (2016) Kreativa Kraftfält i Göteborgsregionen. Västra Götalandsregionen. Göteborg (74 pages).
Gustafsson, C. (2015) Vägvisning till Kreativa krsftfält. Västra Götalandsregionen. Vänersborg (36 pages).
Gustafsson, C. (2014) Kreativa Kraftfält i Skaraborg. Skarborgs kommunalförbund. Skövde (59 pages).
Gustafsson, C. (2013) Kreativa Kraftfält i Halland. Kulturmiljö Haland. Halmstad (58 pages).
Member of expert groups for:
The European Commission (2015) Getting Heritage to work for Europe
The European Commission (2014) European Heritage Label
The European Commission (2015) European Heritage Label
The European Commission (2016) Evaluation. European Heritage Label
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