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30 1 2020
In Memoriam

Dr. Olivier Nieuwenhuijse (16 November 1966 – 15 January 2020)
It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our dear friend and colleague Dr. Olivier Nieuwenhuijse, Wednesday January 15. Olivier was a brilliant and ambitious archaeologist specialized in the Near East and has been active for the Centre for Global Heritage and Development since the early days in 2015.
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Our Researchers in the Spotlights

Karin Stadhouders Adresses CalsMUN 2020
On the 18th of January our affiliated researcher Karin Stadhouders, MA delivered a speech at the Model United Nations of Cals College, Nieuwegein. In her speech she stressed the link between cultural heritage and identity formation, and underscored the importance of its protection. Her speech is now available on our website.
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Maurits Ertsen New Research Coordinator Heritage & Environment 
We are proud to announce that dr. ir. Maurits Ertsen (CiTG, TU Delft) has accepted our invitation as the new research coordinator of the Heritage & Environment research group. His predecessor prof. dr. ing. Carola Hein (TU Delft), has seceded her position after becoming part of our Advisory Board.
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Projects and Events

New Project: Assessing the Impacts of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage in The Netherlands
A team of LDE Centre for Global Heritage and Development’s researchers, Sandra Fatorić (TU Delft, Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment), Dr. Martijn Manders (Leiden University, Faculty of Archaeology) and David Teruel (TU Delft, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences) have started to explore climate change impacts on cultural heritage in the Netherlands.
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Call for Papers: HIA in Historic Urban Landscape Approach
The Centre for Global Heritage and Development is organizing a one day seminar (Leiden University, April 16, 2020) to bring together scholars and professionals working in the overlap of HIA and HUL practice to address these question. The seminar will kick off a longer term project that aims to develop an HIA methodology and overall approach based on existing methodologies, such as the WHITRAP-ICOM-AAHM approach developed for Asia, to generate an HIA methodology that addresses current critiques on HIA and supports the HUL agenda.
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External Event: Building Peace Through Heritage Symposium, Florence
On the 15th of March the Life Beyond Tourism Movement organises its twelfth General Assembly and Symposium: ‘Building Peace through Heritage—World Forum to Change through Dialogue’. Based on an ICOMOS’ appeal, the symposium will explore new ways of making heritage sustainable through economic, socio-cultural, and environmental lenses.
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Staff News

Call for Student Reporters
Are you a Bachelor or Master Student from Leiden, Delft or Rotterdam? Are you fond of heritage? Are you good at writing and do you have social media skills? The Centre for Global Heritage and Development is always looking for student reporters who would like to attend one or more of our yearly conferences and symposiums and write a report for our website and post on social media.
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