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Creative Ethnology Studio

The Creative Ethnology Studio is a collaborative venture initiated by the Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University, and the Scottish Ethnology team at the University of Edinburgh. The 2019 events formed part of the…

The Vanishing World of The Islandman

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            The new book by our Prof. Máiréad Nic Craith was launched at the Irish Consulate-General in Edinburgh on Wednesday, 19 February 2020. Máiréad was interviewed about…

Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities

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Our new book on Heritage and Festivals in Europe: Performing Identities is available.  Chapters arising directly from the H2020 CoHERE project (2016-19) are Open Access.

Multilingualism and Politics

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Our deputy director, Dr Katerina Strani, has published a book on multilingualism and politics.

Learning Indigenous Languages: First Report Available

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The peer-reviewed first output of our EU-funded project 'Mobile Virtual Learning for Indigenous Languages' (IndyLan) is now available.

Events in 2020/21

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Our events programme for 2020/21

Our People

Regional Expertise: Arab & Islamic World
Research Interests: accounting, Islamic accounting
Regional Expertise: China, Germany
Research Interests: history, literature, memory
Research Interests: charity, cultural policy, heritage, management, sustainability, tourism