Portrait of Miruna Găman

Miruna Găman

ESACH trainee Europa Nostra Netherlands Cultural Heritage

Miruna Găman is a 29-year-old geographer with experience in projects at the intersection between cultural heritage, activism and arts. She is currently a trainee within the joint Europa Nostra – ESACH (European Students’ Association for Cultural Heritage) programme, a project manager at the ARCHÉ Association and a PhD student in Cultural studies, with research interests that include assessing the social impact of built heritage in contemporary Romania, the geographies of memory and emotional geography.

Miruna has collaborated with some of the most important local NGOs (in Bucharest and the surrounding area) in projects that documented cultural heritage and presented it to a general audience or in field research regarding residents’ perceptions of the urban environment and their willingness to get civically involved. At the ARCHÉ Association she has helped establish an international partnership within The Future is Heritage network, a Europe-wide initiative connecting young heritage professionals in an interdisciplinary and intergenerational exchange of knowledge.