Centre for the Ethics of Cultural Heritage

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Centre for the Ethics of Cultural Heritage

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Durham University

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As stated on their home page, the CECH is a collaborative research center that "focuses upon the ethical debates surrounding cultural heritage, in particular relations with indigenous peoples; professional standards and responsibilities; ethical codes; notions of value; concepts of stewardship and custodianship; the meaning and moral implications of ‘cultural heritage'; who ‘owns' the past or the interpretation of it; roles and responsibilities of museums; the trade in antiquities; opportunities and problems associated with tourism; and the treatment of human remains (including repatriation)" (https://www.dur.ac.uk/cech/). Visit their webpage for information of their current research projects!


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