Heritage Studies: Critical Approaches and New Directions

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LSA Generic 2017

LSA research in the AHRC/ACHS-UK conference Heritage Studies: Critical Approaches and New Directions

The School is delighted that its heritage research team will be represented in the forthcoming conference Heritage Studies: Critical Approaches and New Directions.
This one-day conference will showcase current research projects or explore emerging and future research directions in critical heritage studies. The programme comprises six sessions, loosely themed around: Conflict; Diversity; Brexit & Heritage; Digital Heritage & Museum/Visitor Experience ; Politics & Policy; and The Environment and Heritage Management. 
Organised by AHRC Heritage Priority Area team and the UK Chapter of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, the conference will take place on Thursday 5 October 2017 and is held in the British Academy, London. 
Both LSA presentations will be included in the session on “Conflict” and reflect the diversity of heritage research in the School:
-       Dr Ataa Alsalloum, “Cultural Heritage and post-war reconciliation in Syria: Damascus and Aleppo,” and
-       Dr Christina Malathouni, “Heritage criteria for post-war mental healthcare facilities and the potential of architectural heritage in the fight against stigmatisation.
A brief report on the conference will be posted here after the event.