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Dr Cristina Clopot

Biography Dr Cristina Clopot joined the ECHOES (European Colonial Heritage Modalities in Entangled Cities) Horizon 2020 research project as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Hull Wilberforce Institute for the Study of Slavery and Emancipation in March 2019.

Prior to joining the Wilberforce Institute Cristina contributed to the Horizon 2020-funded project, CoHERE (Critical Heritages of Europe: Performing and Representing Identities), as a Research Associate at the Intercultural Research Centre (Heriot-Watt University, UK).

Cristina obtained her PhD in November 2017 (Heriot-Watt University, UK) for an interdisciplinary thesis analyzing heritage processes in the community of Russian Old Believers in Romania in the post-socialist period.

Cristina also coordinates the Association of Critical Heritage Studies’ Intangible Cultural Network and is a founding member of its Early Career Researchers Network. She is also an Associate Editor for the Anthropological Journal of European Societies (AJEC) published by Berghahn, with responsibilities for the social media activities of the journal.
Research Interests Cristina’s past work has focused on different aspects of heritage, especially in connection to intangible cultural heritage and ethnic/minority heritages as well as European heritage-making practices and narratives. In the frame of the ECHOES project her interests focus on heritage diplomacy.
Teaching and Learning I presently teach on a number of undergraduate modules:
* 400171: Heritage and Modern War
Scopus Author ID 57192686988