2018 ENCATC Research Award Finalist
Dr Francesca Giliberto is an emerging researcher and consultant in cultural heritage management, policy analysis and sustainable development. After a B.Sc. and a M.Sc. in Architecture and Heritage Conservation, she specialised with a master in “World Heritage and cultural projects for development”. In February 2018 she obtained a PhD at Politecnico di Torino (Italy) and at the University of Kent (UK), where she carried out an interdisciplinary, international and comparative research that advanced knowledge in the field of urban heritage conservation and management as well as in cultural/heritage policy analysis. During her PhD, she also worked as research fellow for the preparation of the UNESCO nomination dossier of “Ivrea, industrial city of the XX century”. She currently works as cultural researcher for Fondazione Fitzcarraldo (Torino, Italy) and also collaborates to a research project entitled “Rethinking the role of culture in sustainable development” with the University of Kent (Canterbury, UK).