Heriot Watt University

Creative Ethnology Studio


The Creative Ethnology Studio is a collaborative venture initiated by the Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University, and the Scottish Ethnology team at the University of Edinburgh. It was established following the inaugural lecture by Edinburgh University's Gary West (30 November 2016), on 'Performing Testimony: towards a creative ethnology for the 21st century', as a joint seminar/workshop series with the aim of facilitating a network of researchers interested in exploring the creative aspects and potentials of ethnological practice. 

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Energy Academy Workshop

Socio-cultural and linguistic sustainability and renewable energy development in island communitiesAndrew Wood Spurness Solstice

An interdisciplinary perspective

On 11 December 2017, Heriot-Watt University hosted a workshop to better understand how local communities perceive and understand the effects of climate change and renewable energy development on their social and cultural sustainability.

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Our People

Regional Expertise: Scotland
Research Interests: community, heritage
Regional Expertise: Scotland, United Kingdom
Research Interests: archives, disability, poverty, social inclusion
Research Interests: identity

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