Major publications

CHMS Activity Report 2020-2021

Author/editor: The Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies

Year published: 2022

The Centre is pleased to present its second biennial activity report covering the years 2020-2021.

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Emotional Heritage: Visitor Engagement at Museums and Heritage Sites

Author/editor: Laurajane Smith

Year published: 2021

Emotional Heritage brings the issues of affect and power in the theorisation of heritage to the fore, whilst also highlighting the affective and political consequences of heritage-making. Drawing on interviews with visitors to museums and heritage sites in the United States, Australia and England,...

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Heritage and Religion in East Asia

Author/editor: Shuli-Wang, Michael Rowlands; Yujie Zhu

Year published: 2021

Heritage and Religion in East Asia examines how religious heritage, in a mobile way, plays across national boundaries in East Asia and, in doing so, the book provides new theoretical insights into the articulation of heritage and religion. Drawing on primary, comparative research carried out in...

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Heritage Tourism: From Problems to Possibilities

Author/editor: Yujie Zhu

Year published: 2021

As one of the world's fastest growing industries, heritage tourism is surrounded by political and ethical issues. This research explores the social and political effects and implications of heritage tourism through several pertinent topics. It examines the hegemonic power of heritage tourism and...

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Notions of Heritage

Author/editor: Jessica Mace and Yujie Zhu

Year published: 2021

What is heritage ? This is the most fundamental but difficult question to be answered in heritage studies. It has been addressed many times, but singular definitions always seem to come up short. This book contributes to understandings of heritage as a multifarious construct. It sees it not as...

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Activity Report 2018-2019

Author/editor: The Centre for Heritage and Museum Studies

Year published: 2020

The Centre is pleased to present its first activity report covering the years 2018-2019.

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Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past

Author/editor: Yujie Zhu; Christina Maags

Year published: 2020

Heritage Politics in China: The Power of the Past studies the impact of heritage policies and discourses on the Chinese state and Chinese society. It sheds light on the way Chinese heritage policies have transformed the narratives and cultural practices of the past to serve the interests of the...

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Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage: Beyond and Between Borders

Author/editor: Alexandra Dellios and Eureka Henrich

Year published: 2020

Migrant, Multicultural and Diasporic Heritage explores the role heritage has played in representing, contesting and negotiating the history and politics of ethnic, migrant, multicultural, diasporic or ‘other’ heritages in, within, between and beyond nations and national boundaries. Containing...

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The Routledge Companion to Indigenous Repatriation

Author/editor: Cressida Fforde, C. Timothy McKeown, Honor Keeler

Year published: 2020

This volume brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous repatriation practitioners and researchers to provide the reader with an international overview of the removal and return of Ancestral Remains. The Ancestral Remains of Indigenous peoples are today housed in museums and other collecting...

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Memory and Family in Australian Refugee Histories

Author/editor: Alexandra Dellios

Year published: 2019

This book revisits Australian histories of refugee arrivals and settlement – with a particular focus on family and family life. It brings together new empirical research, and methodologies in memory and oral history, to offer multilayered histories of people seeking refuge in the 20th century...

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