Dr Bryony Onciul

Research interests

Bryony’s main research interests include community engagement, heritage, Indigenising and decolonising museology, (post)colonial narratives, difficult histories, identity and performance, understanding place, the effects of climate change on heritage management, the power and politics of representation, repatriation, apologies, truth and reconciliation.

Research collaborations

'Enduring Connections' 2017-2018

This project is funded by AHRC Translating Cultures/Care for the Future Innovation Awards on International Development.

'Troubled Waters - Reaching Out' 2017-2018

This project is funded by AHRC Follow-on Funding for Impact and Engagement (Connected Communities Highlight Notice)

'Mulliontide' 2016-2017

This project was funded by the Exchange Grant. This was an interdisciplinary collaborative project with artist Louise Ann Wilson, theatre company Golden Tree and the National Trust.

‘Troubled Waters, Stormy Futures: heritage in times of accelerated climate change’. 2014 - 2016

This project was funded by the AHRC Care for the Future Early Careers Development Grant . It was an interdisciplinary collaborative project with the University of Exeter, Aberystwyth University, University of Birmingham, Monash University, The National Library of Wales, National Welsh College, Cornish Audio Visual Archives, and The National Trust.

‘Apologies for Historical Wrongs: When, How, Why?’ 2014 - 2015

This project was funded by the AHRC Care for the Future Early Careers Development Grant. This was an interdisciplinary collaborative project with the University of Exeter, University of Surrey, University of Leeds, University of Ulster, Indigeneity in the Contemporary World: Performance, Politics and Belonging, and the Peace and Reconciliation Group.