Course: “Intercultural Encounters: Through An Anthropological Lens”
Dr. Anat Hecht received her PhD in Social Anthropology from University College London, following her BA studies in Psychology, Sociology & Anthropology, at the University of Haifa. She has taught at Westminster University and University College London, as a visiting lecturer, and as a member of staff at Western Galilee College and the University of Haifa. She has worked as a Qualitative Research Adviser at both University College London and the University of Haifa. Her main research interests include the Anthropological study of Narratives and Material Culture; Identity & Belonging; Intercultural Encounters; Migration; Tourism; Leisure; Consumption; Communication; Education; Museums; History & Heritage. Her forthcoming publication “Past, Place & People: Museums & Cultural Change” examines the production, perception and consumption of history museums and their role within the changing cultures of leisure, education and identity.