“I always preach to my students ‘forget everything about career planning, be open, never put all your eggs in one basket, that will only make you unhappy’. ‘Be open to the unexpected’”. Professor of archaeology at Gothenburg University, initiator and first President of the European Association of Archaeologists, initiator and coordinator of many EU-funded projects […]

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We are thrilled to announce that two of the CHEurope project consortium members have just been awarded each a huge ERC Synergy Grant by the European Research Council (ERC). The first project entitled “From correlations to explanations: towards a new European prehistory” will be led and coordinated by Bronze Age specialist Kristian Kristiansen, Professor in […]

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ACHS 2020 : FUTURES, the 5th biennial conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies took place this year as a fully virtual conference across August and September 2020, featuring On-Demand presentations and live Q&A/discussion sessions. The conference was organised by UCL Institute of Archaeology in association with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) […]

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The international conference “Critical heritage studies and the future of Europe” will mark the CHEurope project’s conclusion and allow the presentation to the wider scientific community of the results obtained during more than 4 years of collaborative research. The 15 Early Stage Researchers funded by the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Network, the members of the […]

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The cultural heritage sector has come under enormous pressure from the impact of COVID-19. But as outlined in Europe Day Manifesto – Cultural heritage: a powerful catalyst for the future of Europe, it also offers solutions to the challenges we face in the wake of the pandemic. This manifesto, launched by members of the European Heritage Alliance, […]

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We are very pleased to announce that the IBC Dossier 4/2019 has now been released. Intitled “Heritage explorations across Europe. CHEurope, interdisciplinary training network in critical heritage studies” this richly illustrated publication has been edited by Łukasz Bugalski and Maria Pia Guermandi. After the introductory openings by Dr. Maria Pia Guermandi, IBC (“Critical heritage studies […]

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In the framework of CHEurope, Ermengol Gassiot Ballbè visited host institution Incipit – Institute of Heritage Sciences in Santiago de Compostela, to present his research on forensic archaeology of the Spanish Civil War and Franco’s dictatorship, discussing the relations between State, communities and our political action. Márcia Lika Hattori, Anne Beeksma and Nevena Markovic, Interview […]

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From 4 to 6 December 2019, the early stage researchers (ESR’s) of the CHEurope project will come together again. This time the joint research seminar (JRS) will take place at the the University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE-IUL). It will be the last JRS of the group, and the last event bringing all the participants and […]

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The second CHEurope Summer School will take place in Gothenburg, from 16th to 21st June 2019. Focused on “Objects: Ontologies, Agencies and Relationships”, the week will relate to human interaction with objects as well as the relationship between objects and each other, object agencies, and some of the ontologies used in theoretical encounters with objects. […]

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CHEurope project’s Joint Research Seminar 5 has taken place from 29th January to 1st February 2019 at Utrecht University. The general topic of the seminar was about “Heritage Ethics and Digital Approaches”. Take a look at JRS5 agenda: JRS5 Utrecht_Agenda

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