Cambridge Heritage Research Group Seminars - Michaelmas Term 2017

Thursday, 19 October, 2017 to Thursday, 30 November, 2017

Alternate Tuesdays 1-2pm & Thursdays 5-6pm
Seminar Room, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Downing Site, unless otherwise indicated

19 October:
Start of year Heritage Fair – all welcome (social event)

24 October:
Patrick Boylan: (Professor Emeritus of Heritage Policy and Management, City, University of London):
‘Campaigning for the strengthening of the protection of cultural property in times of armed conflict 1992 - 2017: a personal perspective.’

2 November:
Sarah Kavanagh: (Irish Government Advisor)
‘Revolution to Reconciliation: The Irish decade of centenaries’.

7 November:
Helen Walaseck (Independent Researcher, London):
“It is our duty not to forget’: restoring the heritage after ethnic cleansing in postconflict Bosnia.’

16 November:
Callie Vandewiele (University of Cambridge, Centre of Latin American Studies):
‘Our Grandmothers’ Looms: Q’eqchi’ weavers, museum textiles and the repatriation of lost knowledge’.

21 November:
Marie Louise Stig Sørensen and Eva Meharry (University of Cambridge):
‘Update on the Bamiyan Buddhas: local and global interests.’

30 November:
Doreen Pastor (University of Bristol):
‘Dark Tourism or Difficult Heritage? Visitor experiences at German memorial sites.’