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'Heritage is not simply about the past; it is vitally about the present and the future'

CAHSt - developing cross disciplinary international research collaboration

Teaching heritage theory and practice at under- and postgraduate level

Kings Manor inner quad

One of the 100 best Universities in the World

A coherent and ambitious focus group within the Department of Archaeology

View from the top of King's Manor (almost)

York: England's other capital

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Rated in the top 5 Archaeology departments in the country

The Centre for Applied Heritage Studies (CAHSt) draws together CHM research and teaching into a coherent and ambitious focus group within the Department of Archaeology, and with connections extending across the heritage sector and to other universities. Together we believe that, beyond its economic significance, heritage matters and that it plays a vital role in the sustainable management of change for the benefit of society. University teaching staff, research students, visiting staff and fellows populate the Centre, all united in recognising the need to combine theoretical principles with working practice, and to develop cross-disciplinary and international research collaboration.