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Critical Heritage Studies Heads Towards the Future

CHSN seminar where Mattias Frihammar, Anna Källén, et.al. from the working group for implementing Critical Heritage Studies as a specific research area at Stockholm University, presents their plans. Please join us to be part of the forming of the future!

Ulleråker

CHSN Seminar 15th Nov 2018: Post-Asylum Landscapes

Hedvig Mårdh and Cecilia Rodéhn, Uppsala university will present the preliminary outcomes of their on-going research project "Ulleråker - funktionsnedsättning och kulturarv". The project focuses on one of Sweden’s largest psychiatric hospitals, Ulleråker, which is about to be transformed into a residential area.

Poster for The Thrill of the Dark

Thrill of the Dark

We are happy to announce the CFP for the upcoming conference The Thrill of the Dark, Heritage of Fear, Fascination and Fantasy. A cooperation between CHSN, University of Birmingham (UK) and University of Illinois (US). The conference is taking place in Birmingham, UK, April 25–27 2019.

About the Critical Heritage Studies Network

Critical Heritage Studies Network at Stockholm University is the meeting and information platform for everyone interested in critical heritage studies.

Dark Matters

Dark Matters is the concept theme of an international project, aiming to shed light on the darkness of the heritages, histories and cultures that cause conflicting emotions.

ACHS - new platform to explore

ACHS (Association of Critical Heritage Studies) recently notified some exciting developments. Check out the new website!

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Pictures From the Heritage of Death Conference

During the conference Heritage of Death scholars from sixteen countries discussed different aspects of death, burial, cemeteries, memory and remembrance for two days at Stockholm University. The approach was interdisciplinary and both religious, political, economic, cultural, and aesthetic aspects of death were scrutinized. Key Note speaker was Professor Mike Robinson, Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage.