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Heritage Research Group

The Heritage Research Group is made up of graduate students, academics, heritage practitioners and other interested parties. The seminars aim to bring together researchers from diverse disciplinary backgrounds, whose projects cover a wide range of topics within the broad field of heritage.

To receive our Heritage Bulletin, please contact either: Flaminia Bartolini (fb282@cam.ac.uk) or Margaret Comer (mac201@cam.ac.uk) 

 

Heritage Research Group Panel Discussion Oct 18, 2016 from 12:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Dacia Viejo Rose and panelists: The Heritage of Displacement: The Roots and Routes of Identity on the Move
Heritage Research Group Fair Oct 20, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 07:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
HRG Fair: A get-together for heritage professionals and heritage students and researchers within the area
Heritage Research Group Oct 25, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Barbara Warnock, (Education and Outreach Manager, the Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust & Genocide) - Uses of Historical testimonies in a ‘heritage’ context – the Wiener Library and the November Pogrom (Kristallnacht) testimonies
Heritage Research Group Panel Discussion Nov 02, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Panelists: Paola Filippucci (Soc Anth), Lila Janik (Arch), Astrid Swenson (History), Marie Louise Stig Sørensen (Arch), Dacia Viejo Rose (Heritage) - Does 'Heritage' have its own research methods?
Heritage Research Group Fieldtrip Nov 08, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM Close to Hail Weston near St Neots, Cambridgeshire - a small financial contribution towards the coach may be required,
Visit 'Sacred Stones': A visit to the modern cremation burial mound being built, inspired by Neolithic barrows. Coffee, cake and discussion on site with Toby Angel, one of the project managers
Heritage Research Group Nov 17, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Callum Robertson, (University of Cambridge) - Heritage, identity and highland clanship in contemporary Scotland
Heritage Research Group Nov 22, 2016 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Margaret Comer (University of Cambridge): Forgetting and Remembering Repression: Shifting Heritages of Stalinist Terror.
Heritage Research Group Dec 01, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site,
Marie Louise Stig Sørensen, (University of Cambridge) - The rebranding of memorials. The case of the Isted Lion
Heritage Research Group Jan 17, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Heonik Kwon, (University of Cambridge) - Sites of apparition in the Vietnam War heritage
Heritage Research Group Jan 26, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Graham Black, (Nottingham Trent University) - Museums in the ‘Age of Participation'
Heritage Research Group Jan 31, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Catherine Robert, (Head of Education and Research, French Institute, London) - The role of archaeology and heritage in French approaches to cultural action and diplomacy
Heritage Research Group Feb 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Flaminia Bartolini, (PhD student, University of Cambridge) - Remembering and forgetting Fascism: From Fascist heritage in Rome to the future of the Documentation Centre for the History of Fascism in Predappio
Heritage Research Group Feb 14, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Matthew Machin-Autenrieth, (University of Cambridge) - Flamenco for Andalucia, Flamenco for Humanity: Regionalisation and intangible cultural heritage in Spain’.
Heritage Research Group Feb 21, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
David Wayne Robinson, (University of Central Lancashire ) - Simulating Heritage: 3D technologies and the translation of archaeological discovery in the American Far West
Heritage Research Group Feb 28, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Nigel Walter, (Director, Archangel Architects; PhD student, York) - The English Parish Church: Conservation, community, cultural threshold
Heritage Research Group Mar 09, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Paul Tourle, (PhD student, UCL) - Sonic Heritage: Preserving Sounds, Reducing Listening
Heritage Research Group May 04, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Ian Baxter, (Heriot-Watt University & University of Suffolk) - 'Heritage is wicked and that’s the problem’
18th Annual Cambridge Heritage Research Group Seminar May 06, 2017 from 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Heritage and Revolution: First as Tragedy, then as Farce?
Heritage Research Group May 09, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco, (University of Cambridge) - Recovering heritage through social media after natural disasters: The case study of the earthquake in Italy
Heritage Research Group May 17, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 01:00 PM West Building Seminar Room, Division Room, Downing Street,
CANCELLED: Joanna Michlic, (UCL) - The recovery of a difficult past: The case of Brama Grodzka in Lublin. (MPhil Seminar – EXTRA)
Heritage Research Group May 23, 2017 from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Laura McAtackney, (Aarhus University) - Working towards a heritage of institutionalized women in independent Ireland: The Kilmainham Gaol Project
Heritage Research Group Jun 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Máiréad Nic Craith, (Heriot-Watt University) - From the Islandman to the Island-people – representing community heritage in a museum

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Field Archaeology: Methods and Mayhem Group

Sep 25, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Oct 13, 2017

Lee Seng Tee Hall, Wolfson College, Cambridge CB3 9BB and the Riley Auditorium, Clare College Memorial Court

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Oct 20, 2017

23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Oct 23, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Nov 03, 2017

23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG

Garrod Research Seminars

Nov 23, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

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