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Dr Anna Källén

Stockholm University
Participates in 3 items
Anna Källén has a PhD in archaeology and is based at Stockholm University in Sweden.
  She publishes in the archaeology, heritage and history of archaeology in Southeast
  Asia and Scandinavia, using critical and postcolonial theory. She has led two research
  projects investigating the past and present of important archaeological sites in
  Laos, and is currently a member of a biographical research project on the Swedish
  cosmopolitan archaeologist Olov R.T. Janse. Her most recent book is Stones Standing
  – Archaeology, Colonialism, and Ecotourism in Northern Laos
(Left Coast Press,

Sessions in which Dr Anna Källén participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Notions of HeritageHeritage Changes Itself (Geographical and Linguistic Processes of Transformation)
Heritage changes itselfHeritage and geographyLinguistic transformation of heritageNotions of heritage

As the interface between past and present, heritage is deeply involved in articulations of personal and group identity, working to unite and harmonize group relations, and, simultaneously causing frictions, fractions, and violence. Critical heritage theory reveals that values and approaches to heritage are articulated both within and across regions (such as Asia, or Europe). A vital, and as yet unanswered, question centres on the degree to which heritage in Asia fundamentally differs from ...