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Britt Baillie is a Researcher at, and founding member of, the Centre for Urban Conflicts Research (University of Cambridge). She is also a co-founder of the Palgrave Studies in Heritage and Conflict series which she co-edits with Prof. Rob van der Laarse and Prof. Ihab Saloul (University of Amsterdam). Previously, she was the Research Lead at FuturePart (Johannesburg and Nairobi), an Honorary Fellow at the Wits City Institute (University of the Witwatersrand), a Research Fellow on the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation funded Capital Cities Institutional Research Theme (University of Pretoria), an Affiliated Lecturer at the Division of Archaeology (University of Cambridge), a Post-Doctoral Research Associate on the ESRC funded Conflict in Cities and the Contested State project (University of Cambridge); a Post-Doctoral Researcher on the AHRC/NWO funded Landscapes of War, Trauma and Occupation project (University of Cambridge); an AHRC funded Early Career Researcher on the Cambridge Community Heritage Project, a Researcher Fellow at the Interfaculty Research Institute for Culture, Cognition, History and Heritage (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), and the Director of Studies for Archaeology and Anthropology at Peterhouse. Dr. Baillie completed her PhD in Heritage Management at the Department of Archaeology, University of Cambridge in 2011. Her books include: Locating Urban Conflicts: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Everyday (Palgrave, 2013, co-edited with Wendy Pullan); African Heritage Challenges: Communities and Sustainable Development (Palgrave, 2020 co-edited with Marie-Louise Sørensen), and Transforming Heritage in the Former Yugoslavia: Synchronous Pasts (Palgrave, 2021 co-edited with Gruia Bădescu and Francesco Mazzucchelli).

Job Titles

Honorary Research Associate, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research

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Research Expertise / Fields of study: 
Heritage Management


Heritage Studies