Heriot Watt University

IRC Seminars 2016-2017

Semester 2


Creative Ethnology Studio
(jointly with Scottish Studies, University of Edinburgh)

Friday 20 January 2017, 3.00-5.00pm
Dr Victoria Walters, UWE Bristol/IRC
Who is Precarious Now? An Exploration of Homing Through Art
LG11, David Hume Tower, 50 George Square, Edinburgh EH8 9JU

Registration Closed


[date/time/venue to be confirmed]
Dr Alex Hale, Historical Environment Scotland/IRC


Ethnographers’ Gathering 6

Wednesday 1 February 2017, 2.00-3.30pm
Dr Delwar Hussain, University of Edinburgh
Drawing Ethnographic Portraits
Room WA111, Riccarton Campus

Registration Closed


CoHERE Workshop on the Tourism Potential of Heritage Festivals

Monday 20 March 2017, 10.00am - 6.00pm 

Salisbury Suite - Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Rd, EH8 8AS, Edinburgh

 Registration Closed


IRC Research Seminars

Wednesday 5 April 2017, 1:30-4:00pm 
Dr Annelies Kusters, IRC
Deaf spaces on Mumbai trains 
Room EF26, Riccarton Campus

Registration Closed


Wednesday 26 April 2017, 2:00-3:00pm
Pascal Beckers, University of Radboud (Netherlands)
Fostering skills-recognition and labour market access of non-EU migrants and refugees in the Netherlands:
The clash between neoliberal and humanitarian policy agendas
Room MB.G14, Riccarton Campus

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Tuesday 9 May 2017, 3:15-4:15pm
Ms Katherine Rossy, Queen Mary University London
‘The Greatest Detective Story in History’:
The Search for Stolen and Hidden Children under Allied Occupation in Postwar Germany (1945-49)

[venue to be confirmed]

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IRC Conversation

Valuing Living Traditions – Challenges and Opportunities

Wednesday, 17 May 2017, 3:00-5:00pm
Dr Sophia Labadi in conversation with Prof. Máiréad Nic Craith
Scottish Storytelling Centre, High Street, Edinburgh
£7.50 (concessions £5.00)

 Details and Tickets


IRC REF Seminars

[date/time & venue to be confirmed]
Dr Susan Hodgett, University of Ulster
Area Studies and REF


IRC Symposium – summer/autumn 2017 [date & venue to be confirmed]

Reclaiming Stories of Place in a Displaced World



Semester 1


07 December 2016 - 15:30-16:30 [MB.G14]

Mike Danson

Heriot-Watt University

Bitter sweet in Brazil: observations on fieldwork with landless communities

Registration closed


30 November 2016 - 15:30-16:30 [EF26]

James Wilsdon

University of Sheffield

Metrics for the Social Sciences and Humanities

Registration closed


11 October 2016 - 16:15-17:05 [SR114]

Tomas Kavaliauskas

Vytautas Magnus University Kaunas & University of Klaipėda

Interpreting the Soviet liberation: the perspective of the Baltic States and Russia

Registration closed

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