Lia Bassa

Lia Bassa (Budapest, 1954.) graduated as an English/French teacher for linguistics and literature 1978, Ph. D. in English literature 1982. Assistant professor Technical University of Budapest, establishing a post graduate course for technical interpretation being a professional consecutive and simultaneous interpreter all through her career. Senior consultant Hungarian National Committee of UNESCO World Heritage (2000-2004). Assistant professor TUB, Department of Information and Knowledge Management (2004-2007). Managing Director of the Foundation for Information Society, researcher of UNESCO World Heritage Information Management Research Centre (2005-). Organizer of and responsible for UNESCO-UNITWIN World Heritage MA education, invited lecturer at the Budapest Metropolitan University (2010-) establishing the UNITWIN Network Module subjects, its curricula and teaching, examining and consulting them both in Hungarian and English: World Heritage Principles and Charters, Hungarian WH Sites, WHSs in Danger, WH Studies, Heritage Management, Cultural and creative Tourism, etc.. Contact person for international affiliations of the Metropolitan University: UNESCO-UNITWIN Network, Triangle etc. Author of numerous heritage related articles and translator of cultural pieces and theatrical plays.


Combining Modern Communication Methods With Heritage Education
Lia Bassa. © 2023. 317 pages.
Cultural heritage has tremendous importance in human development. The communication of culture is determinant for society, whereas that of heritage can be a driving force for...
Using New Tools to Attract Visitors to Museums and Heritage Sites
Lia Bassa, Melanie Kay Smith, Árpád Ferenc Papp-Váry. © 2022. 20 pages.
This chapter discusses the ways in which museums and heritage sites have adapted to the need to create technology-based experiences in recent decades culminating in the intensive...