Heriot Watt University

IRC Seminars 2015/16


All welcome!

Attendance is normally free, but places may be limited.

Please register in advance, using the links below.

21 October 2015 – 3.15 pm [MB147]

Dr Maria Economou (Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute, University of Glasgow)

Evaluating the Use of Digital Cultural Resources: Issues and challenges


4 November 2015 – 9.15 am [DB115]

Dr Norin Arshed (Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University)

Festivals and Sustainability

2 December 2015 – 12.15 pm [MBG13]

Prof. Ullrich Kockel (Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University)

Youth Towards the East: An aspect of post-War Germany, 1951-75

2 December 2015 – 3.15 pm 

Facundo Reyna Muniain (Romanisches Seminar, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)

Language and Identity in Diaspora Context in Argentina


20 January 2016 – 3.15 pm [MBG20]

Dr Nina Parish (Department of Politics, Languages & International Studies, University of Bath)

Suitcases, Keys and Handkerchiefs: How are objects being used to collect and tell migrant stories in Australian museums?


28 January 2016 – 1.15 pm [MBG13]

Dr Ashvin Devasundaram (Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University)

Breaking Bollywood Conventions: The Brave New World of independent Indian cinema

2 March 2016 – 3.15 pm [MBG13]

Sandie Dawe (Visit Britain)

Nation Branding and Soft Power: A comparative perspective

23 March 2016 – 3.15 pm [MBG13]

Prof. Victor de Munck (Center for Social Anthropology, Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas)

Towards a Cognitive Theory of Culture

13 April 2016 – 3.15 pm [MBG14]

Toma Pustelnikovaitė (School of Management, University of St Andrews)

Foreign-born Academics in UK Universities: Investigating their migration and employment experiences

9 May 2016 - 5.00 pm

Prof. Stephen May (University of Auckland)

Language revitalisation and linguistic superdiversity: Prospects and challenges


11 May 2016 - 3.15 pm [MBG14]

Claire Johnstone (Intercultural Research Centre, Heriot-Watt University)

Walking the Landscape: Place Attachment and Routes toward a Personal Heritage

21 June 2016 - 3.15 pm [MBG14]

Dr Tytti Steel (Social & Economic Sustainability of Future Worklife Consortium, University of Helsinki)

Sustainable working life - Participatory research from the point of view of Nordic Ethnology

Registration closed.


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