Discussions on statue removal at ACHC 2020 and beyond

At the height of the Covid-19 pandemic, another Earth-shattering event took place in 2020 – global unrest against racism under…

Reflections of language contact in dialectal word formation

It would seem that language contact always induces change. History does not provide instances of speech communities which adjoined one…

Heritagization of the Treaty of Trianon

The twentieth century was a blossoming century for heritage organisations, labelling and designating “heritage,” cataloguing and categorising on lists and…

Living with Šavrinka

When, one September evening in 1994, we met Mrs. Tonina Vidali in Škofije, a woman who had travelled to central…

Terraced Landscape of the Mediterranean Plateaus

Agricultural terraces are among the most recognisable of man-made landscape elements, which mankind has built-up gradually in adapting to the…

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Heriscope is the virtual home of the multidisciplinary research group Heritage on the Margins. Through the lens of critical approaches to heritage it scans for heritage beyond the surface and examines the past behind the façade. It brings reports and reflections on heritage-making as processes of selecting and evaluating the past for conceiving the present and the future. The focus is on the margins – be they spatial, linguistic, societal, or cultural – and forms of heritage-making coming to light away from dominant discourses and institutions. Join us for a stroll through the labyrinths of past-as-meaning-making.

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