The Project

The Project

ECHOES addresses a pressing dilemma at the heart of contemporary Europe: the fact that while the history of empires and colonialism undoubtedly constitutes a shared European past, this past remains strangely silent in official narratives about Europe’s ‘heritage’. We argue that the EU urgently needs not just to acknowledge this phenomenon but to reflexively and progressively include it at the heart of its identity.

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  • Visiting the Shanghai History Museum

    Visiting the Shanghai History Museum

    On 22 November 2018, I embarked on a three-week research trip to China to start my work on the Shanghai…

  • ECHOES members meet Prof. de Sousa Santos

    ECHOES members meet Prof. de Sousa Santos

    The 40th Anniversary of the Centre for Social Studies Conference held on 7-10 November 2018 gave ECHOES Consortium members an…

  • Work with us

    Work with us

    The University of Amsterdam Team is looking to appoint two Postdoctoral Researchers to assist in these work packages: City Museums and…


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