This symposium was organized as a tribute to Michel Rasera, Former President of the Brittany Regional Audit Chamber. Professor Marie-Christine Esclassan recalled the active role he played in Fondafip in the two fields that were so dear to him: local authorities and cultural heritage. Jean-Louis Heuga, President of the Brittany Regional Audit Chamber, read aloud the tribute paid to Michel Rasera by Didier Migaud, Chief President of the French Court of Auditors.
The first round table “Heritage and territorial identities” was chaired by Professor Yves Jégouzo and included the following participants: Marie Cornu, Research director of CNRS, Philippe Vergain, Regional Curator of the General Inventory of Rhône-Alpes, Jérôme Fromageau, Chairman of the International Society for Research on Art and Cultural Heritage Law (Sirdpa) and Arnaud de Lajartre, Lecturer at the University of Angers.
Marie-Christine Esclassan, who chaired the second round table “Territories, heritage and new financial governance” underlined the importance of the problem of financing the heritage policy in a contemporary context focused on the need for sustainable public finances. Michel Bouvier in his introductory report recalled the metamorphosis undergone by the government and the territories and the questions that this transformation has raised. Jean-Raphaël Pellas, (ISC Paris Business School), Jean-Louis Heuga.
The third round table ("New financing and new territories: Case studies”) was chaired by Jérôme Fromageau, Chairman of the International Society for Research on Art and Cultural Heritage Law (Sirdpa), and included the following participants: François Priet, Professor at the University of Orléans, Abraham Bengio, Consultant in cultural and linguistic policies, Fathallah Oualalou, Former Finance Minister of Morocco, Former mayor of Rabat, Jean-Pierre Balligand, honorary member of Parliament, Chairman of Syndicat Mixte du Familistère Godin.