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12 - 14 October 2016: Annual Conference "Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics of Heritage and Culture"

The Annual Conference "Making, Sustaining, Breaking - The Politics of Heritage and Culture" of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context” will take place from 12 - 14 October 2016 in Heidelberg. 
The conference will address some of the urgent questions that surround heritage as a political and cultural issue at a historical juncture when the idea of culture is being drawn into a field of intense contestation. The conference opens with a keynote lecture by Professor Nayanjot Lahiri from Ashoka University in Delhi at the Great Hall of the Old University on October 12. The second keynote speech will be given by Sinan Antoon from New York University on October 13 at the Karl-Jaspers-Centre. The panels will be held  on October 13 and 14. Further information on the programme is available here.
The Annual Conference 2016 is a collaborative enterprise of the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context”, the Forum Transregionale Studien, the Max Weber Stiftung - Deutsche Geisteswissenschaftliche Institute im Ausland, and the German Archaeological Institute in Berlin. It is organised by Prof. Dr. Monica Juneja,Dr. Michael Falser and Dr. Philipp Stockhammer on behalf of Research Area D "Historicities and Heritage".
Please visit the conference website for the detailed programme and further information.
05 Oct 2016
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