Dr Robert L. Philippart

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Unesco Site Manager

2017 to current: Unesco Site manager at Ministry of Culture, Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg


2015 to 2017: Directeur –ambassadeur touristique “Luxembourg for Tourism” www.visitluxembourg.com

Luxembourg for Tourism is an economic interest group promoting the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg as a tourist destination for leisure and business.

2012  to 2015: Directeur- ambassadeur touristique at « Office National du Tourisme Â»

1993-2011 Directeur at « Office National du Tourisme Â»

1988-1993 Attaché de Direction at « Office National du Tourisme Â»


2015- current : member of the scientific board of the research project “Material Culture and Spaces of Remembrance (R.I.P.)” at IPSE Historical Institute, Université du Luxembourg

2014 – 2017 member of the board of experts at “Luxembourg Centre for Architecture” (LUCA)

2012- to current: official expert on funeral art for the city of Luxembourg

These responsibilities include

-          Inventory of historical funeral monuments

-          Defining criteria of protection

-          Protecting recommendations

2008- current: Contrat d’expert au Musée National d’Histoire et d’Art (MNHA/Musée 3 Eechelen)

These responsibilities as an expert at MNHA/ M3Ee include the following tasks:

-          Concept and implementation of cultural visits

-          Scientific publishing

-          Expert opinions


2008 – current : board member of “ Commission nationale pour la coopération avec l’UNESCO”

2008 to current: member of the editorial boards of the cultural review: “Nos Cahiers” and the engineering review “Revue Technique luxembourgeoise”.

2007 to current : scientific collaborator at “Institute of analyses of change in contemporary and historical societies”, Université Catholique de Louvain

These responsibilities as a scientific advisor include the following tasks:

-          Lecturer

-          Scientific publishing

-          Students mentoring

2004-2012: board member of Luxembourg and Greater Region, European Capital of Culture 2007

1996 – current : board member /Vice Chairman of « Assocation pour l’Education Permanente Â» (senior lectures)

1986-1988 : teacher at « Institut de Formation Administrative Â»

                                                                  MEMBER OF THE JURY

2010: Luxembourg Commerce Design (Union Commerciale de la ville de Luxembourg)

2012: Luxembourg Commerce Design (Union Commerciale de la ville de Luxembourg)

2012: Bauhärepräis - Prix du maître d'ouvrage (Ordre des Architectes et des Ingénieurs Conseils)

2016 /2017 : National Expert of the panel of independent experts to carry on the selection and monitoring for the 2022 European Capital of Culture Competition in Luxembourg


180 scientific articles / monographs on architecture / architects / engineers /

Bibliography: www.histoireurbaine.eu / www.bnl.lu


2006: Ph. D. History, Université Catholique de Louvain

Dissertation : Luxembourg, de l’historicisme au modernisme, de la ville forteresse à la capitale nationale, Louvain-la-Neuve –Luxembourg, 2006, 2 t., 1330.p.


French, German, Luxembourgish, English, Dutch, Spanish (notions), Latin.

  • Membre du Conseil d'Administration de la Fondation du Mérite Européen
  • Vice-Président de l'Union Royale Belge (1993-2011)
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