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The latest news and events from the Centre for Heritage.

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Dealing with Distress: Care-Taking Strategies in History and Memory

This workshop brought together scholars working across disciplines, whose work shares a common thread of engaging with the difficult or distressing past in the present.

Donation to transform Gertrude Bell archive

Newcastle University has received a donation of more than £100,000 to transform the Gertrude Bell Archive, 100 years on from Bell’s pivotal role in establishing the Kingdom of Iraq.

'Toppling Colston: Heritage and Teaching Practice after Black Lives Matter 2020'

To mark the anniversary of the toppling of Edward Colston’s statue by Black Lives Matter protestors, the NU Centre for Heritage organised this online dialogue to challenge ourselves to think about what has changed in the past year, and what not (yet).

World Refugee Week - 14 - 20 June

Refugee Week is a festival celebrating the contributions, creativity and resilience of refugees and people seeking sanctuary.