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Cambridge Heritage Research Centre

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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...

In 2001, the Taliban destroyed the colossal Bamiyan Buddhas situated in war-torn Afghanistan. The destruction of the Bamiyan Buddhas is perhaps the most iconic example of modern heritage destruction. PhD Candidate J. Eva Meharry reflects on what role the Bamiyan Buddhas played in Afghanistan’s political history and what role the site may play in future as the country reconstructs its national identity.

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The Heritage Alliance

The Cambridge Heritage Research Centre is a member of the Heritage Alliance. The Heritage Alliance is the largest coalition of individuals and heritage organisations in the UK, working for the promotion, advocacy, development and preservation of heritage interests.

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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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