sophia-photo for ECFI am Senior  Lecturer in Heritage and Archaeology and co-Director of the Centre for Heritage at the University of Kent.  My research focuses on different aspects of heritage and global challenges: International Heritage; Heritage and Development and Museums and Social Justice. I have received a number of scholarships and awards for my research, including a Getty Conservation Guest Scholarship (2006-2007); the 2008 Cultural Policy Research Award.  I was invited fellow at Stanford University (2010-2011), an International Senior Fellow at Durham University (2012), a Fellow at the National Gallery of Denmark (2014) and a Fellow at Manchester Museum (2014). My research is regularly used by international organisations (see section on International Impacts).

I can be contacted at: sophialabadi@gmail.com