Public lecture: Cultural Heritage and Identity

Methodological Challenges within Critical Heritage Studies

Public lecture with Dr. Marie Louise Stig Sørensen University of Cambridge.

About the keynote speaker: Dr. M.L.S. Sørensen current research is focused on the connection between identity and material culture. She has done extensive work on Bronze Age Europe, exploring ideas about the materialization of gender. Within heritage studies, she is especially interested in the role of the past in the present with particular focus upon nationalism and identity formation, exploring how tangible or intangible heritage is assigned value and is used in identity discourses. Her interests include working on the development of explicit methodologies for heritage studies.