Art historian and professor emeritus, France
Art historian and professor emeritus, Dr. Claire Giraud-Labalte Phd continues her activities as a lecturer and researcher with a long experience in Life Long Learning and interdisciplinary approach. Member of ENCATC since 2005, she has represented these European networks on numerous occasions as an ambassador on Heritage. She is President of the Pôle des acteurs du patrimoine en Pays de la Loire (France) since 2018 and President of Territoires imaginaires since 2013.
She is also a member of scientific and steering committees: Consultative Conference of Culture (Pays de la Loire Region); Val de Loire – world Heritage, UNESCO ; Reflection Group « EU and Cultural heritage » as an observing member. Committed at the European level, she has contributed to the realization of several works : Cultural Heritage Counts for Europe (2015); European Cultural Heritage Strategy for the 21st Century (2017). Her research works centers around travelers in Europe and their view on cultural heritage and society (19th-20th centuries).