Mission


Τhe Institute is a Non-Government, Non-Profit Organization, which aims to support, protect, disseminate and sustainably develop local cultural heritage, understood both historically and as a set of active, continually evolving contemporary traditions. In its effort to meet these aims, the Institute:

OFFERS

an open platform for dialogue between scholars, researchers, practitioners and the local community

PROMOTES

the communication of ideas and provides a context for the development of new perspectives and practices in the fields of historical and cultural heritage and identity

CONTRIBUTES

to education and vocational training on a local and trans-local basis

ASSISTS

in the promotion and dissemination of relevant research

IS CONCERNED

with familiarizing and engaging the public in the protection, conservation and promotion of local heritage and cultural potential

COLLABORATES

with Greek as well as international scientific, technical, artistic and cultural institutions that are involved with issues of heritage, cultural identities and sustainable development