Heriot Watt University

Intangible Heritage - Why should we care?

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 build on to this awareness and its importance in her work.

Our People

Regional Expertise: China, Germany
Research Interests: history, literature, memory
Regional Expertise: United Kingdom
Research Interests: communication, mediation, sign language
Regional Expertise: Austria, China, Côte d'Ivoire, North America
Research Interests: displacement, heritage languages, multilingualism

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