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About CHRC

Launched in 2018, the Cambridge Heritage Research Centre brings together researchers in heritage studies from across the University of Cambridge. The Centre acts as focus for the sharing and advancement of heritage research within the University. It also organises a range of seminars, lectures and workshops for academics and professionals working in the field of Heritage Studies.

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Heritage Research at Cambridge

Find out more about the wide range of heritage research being carried out by partners of the Cambridge Heritage Research Centre.

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Postgraduate Programmes in Heritage

Find out more about the University of Cambridge's MPhil in Heritage Studies and the range of Departments offering PhD programmes for researcher in heritage.

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Spotlight On...

'Today the Clifford's Tower is one of the main tourist attractions in York managed by the English Heritage. The pretty medieval keep standing in the heart of the city is charming with its clumsily leaning walls and with the peaceful goose families living around it. Apart from one table in the bottom of the hill, nothing gives away that the Clifford's Tower is a place of dissonant heritage. However, it is indeed a dissonant heritage site, since one of the worst anti-Semitic massacres of the Middle Ages took place here in 1190.' Andrea Kocsis was wondering about what keeps us from interpreting emotionally this contested heritage site.

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CHRC Written Logo

The CHRC is a collaboration of six departments. This is symbolized through six stripes in Cambridge Blue in the CHRC logo. The mesh-work arising from the darker stripes represents the collaboration of the CHRC and the heritage field at large.

Upcoming events

Workshop: Claiming the Classical

Nov 09, 2018

Room G22/26, Institute for Classical Studies, Senate House, Malet Street, London

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