The theorisation and re-conceptualisation of cultural heritage studies
Museum historiography and critical museological theory
The application of intellectual history, philosophy, psychoanalysis, literary theory, postcolonial theory, deconstruction and memory-studies to cultural heritage/ museum studies
The application of ethnographic methods and anthropological theory to cultural heritage / museum studies
Themes of cultural loss and revivalism; critical studies of the archive; postcolonial politics of memory-work; cosmopolitanism and ethnicity; maritime heritage; cultural / human rights and marginalised histories
Heritage and wellbeing
Specialist focus upon North Africa and Eastern Mediterranean and upon Alexandrian / Egyptian and Palestinian cultural heritage and cultural politics.