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The IRC's Prof. Máiréad Nic Craith was a speaker at an international symposium on The Role of Living Culture in Identities and Sustainable Community Development, held at Summerhall in Edinburgh on 4 November 2015. This symposium offered a platform for Scotland to showcase itself, not only through the…
'Can Scotland play a leading role in redefining Heritage?'
From 22-25 June 2015, members of Heriot-Watt’s Intercultural Research Centre (IRC) participated in the 2015 congress of the International Society for Ethnology and Folklore (SIEF) in Zagreb. SIEF is the main international learned society in its field.
August 04, 2017

SIEF Congress 2015

More than 60 participants attended the IRC's first symposium on 19 May 2016, considering challenges and opportunities faced by an increasingly multi- and intercultural Scotland.
August 04, 2017

IRC Symposium 2016

Trailer for a blockbuster movie based on the workshop of the international doctoral training programme "Transformations in European Societies", which took place at Heriot-Watt from 28 October to 2 November 2013.
Being an expert on all things to do with heritage, Máiréad was invited by the United Nations in 2011 to advise on access to heritage as a human right. The preservation of intangible heritage is something she is deeply passionate about, and she continues to…

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