On Thursday 18th March 2010 we are launching CHIMERA (Cultural Heritage, Identity and Memory Research Area). ‘We’ is Anthropology, Archaeology and Museology at the University of Manchester. CHIMERA aims to bring together researchers working on cultural heritage, memory and identity from different disciplinary areas of the University of Manchester and beyond to develop cross-disciplinary research and teaching. Find out more.

CHIMERA’s launch will be preceded by an inaugural lecture by Professor Michael Herzfeld on ‘Ubiquity and Eternity: Heritage and Corruption in the Eurocentric Imagination’. Everyone welcome; to ensure your place, please reply to: