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Chamithri Greru

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Research Interests
crafts, ICH, traditional knowledge
Email Address
c.greru@arts.ac.uk
Research Group
Cultural Heritages, Sustainable Communities
Biography

Chamithri Greru is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of the Arts London and is currently working on a social design project related to food systems funded by the ESRC between the UK and India. Her research focus is on developing collaborative methods and tools to foster social innovation, local development and participation. During her PhD at Heriot Watt University, she explored intersections between craft and design with a focus on participatory approaches to heritage management, and her research has been carried out in Scotland, India, and Sri Lanka. Chamithri has a practice background as a designer and worked in the industry before joining academia.