Emily Mannheimer is a PhD candidate at the Erasmus School of History, Communication and Culture. She is part of the Erasmus Initiative ‘Vital Cities and Citizens’ which is concerned with making cities more healthy and inclusive places. Emily's sub-project, 'Imagining the Divided City', investigates the role of tourism as a means for (re)defining heritage and identity in the post-conflict context of Belfast, Northern Ireland.
The project is supervised by prof. dr. Stijn Reijnders and prof. dr. Maria Grever and dr. Amanda Brandellero.
Emily obtained her BA in International Development Studies at Portland State University with a Minor in Arabic Language. She also received an MSc in Cultural Anthropology at Universiteit Utrecht.
E.G. Mannheimer (2020, oktober 29). Navigating Post-Conflict Timespaces: Game of Thrones Tourism and the "New Northern Ireland". Marburg, Germany, Zentrumstage: (Re)Thinking Time and Temporalities in Peace and Conflict Conference.
E.G. Mannheimer (2019, september 25). Doing Dark Tourism Research in Belfast (And Beyond). University of Gronignen, Guest Lecture.
E.G. Mannheimer (2019, maart 9). Authorizing from below: Negotiating conflict-heritage through tourism in Belfast. German Historical Institute Warsaw, Shadow Places Conference.
E.G. Mannheimer (2018, november 6). Tourism as a tool for peace-building: A case for Northern Ireland. Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Empowering cities and citizens conference.
E.G. Mannheimer (2019, oktober 3). Game of Thrones Tourism and the Imaginative Heritage of the "New Belfast". Belfast, Northern Ireland, PACSA 2019: Creativity, Resistance and Hope: Towards an Anthropology of Peace.
E.G. Mannheimer (2018, oktober 19). Spatializing Troubles tourism narratives in Belfast. Marburg, Germany, Conference on space in peace and conflict.