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4th Biannual Conference of Association of Critical Heritage Studies


Date:Sept. 1-6, 2018

Venue: Zijinggang Campus, ZJU

Official Website: www.2018achs.com

Theme: Heritage Across Borders

Keynote speeches

1. Between Matter and Meaning: Spatial Humanities, Deep Maps, and Cultural Heritage

David J. Bodenhamer, Executive Director of The Polis Center and Professor of History at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis (IUPUI).

2. Culture Embeddedness: The Soul of Place Making

CAI Jianming, Professor, Institute of Geographic Sciences & Natural Resources Reseach, Chinese Academy of Sciences

3. Heritage in Legal Settings: A Corpus-based (Re)Construction

CHENG Le, Vice Dean of School of International Studies, ZJU

4. Minority Empowerment in Tourism and Heritage Research in Multicultural Nations

Nelson Graburn, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Co-Chair, Tourism Studies Working Group, University of California, Berkeley

Lusha Sa, Assistant Professor, School of Ethnology and Sociology, South-central University for Nationalities, Wuhan, China & Visiting Scholar, Dept. of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley

Yu Luo, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies, City University of Hong Kong

5. Negotiating Conceptions of Religious Heritage Across Borders in East and Southeast Asia

Lily Kong, President of Singapore Management University

Orlando WoodsSingapore Management University

Junxi Qian, The University of Hong Kong

6. Heritage Justice

Michael Rowlands, Emeritus Professor of Material Culture, University College London

7. Critique as Heritage: The Cultural Significance of Dispute and its Implications for Heritage Research

Michael Herzfeld, Ernest E. Monrad Professor of the Social Sciences and Director, Thai Studies Program, Asia Center, Harvard University