Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference

 Association of Critical Heritage Studies

Second biannual Conference, Canberra, 2-4th December 2014


The Centre of Heritage and Museum Studies, The Australian National University, will be hosting the second Association of Critical Heritage Studies bi-annual conference. Over 300 papers, performances and roundtable discussions will be presented by scholars from around the world, exploring cutting edge research and innovative thinking in heritage and museum studies, and public history and memory studies. There is a strong focus on Asia in the papers being presented, and a significant contribution of papers on Intangible Cultural Heritage, as well as issues of multiculturalism, migration and diaspora. Conference themes include:

1. Critical approaches to heritage in Asia 9. Digital heritage and social media
2. Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) 10. Class and heritage
3. Multiculturalism, migration and diaspora 11. Theorising cultural heritage studies
4. Conflict and destruction 12. Communities, museums and heritage
5. Memory, heritage and museums 13. Critical heritage and critical tourism studies
6. Human rights and ethics 14. Authenticity, aesthetics and value
7. Affect and emotion 15. Pedagogy of Critical Heritage Studies
8. Urbanism, materiality and heritage


Simbdea, società italiana per la museografia e i beni demoetnoantropologici.

c/o Museo internazionale delle marionette Antonio Pasqualino
Piazzetta Antonio Pasqualino 5 - 90133 Palermo

CF: 03251180406

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