Exploring alternative ways of shaping future legacies and assembling common worlds across different fields of conservation practice
How is the uncertainty of the deep future conceived of and managed in different fields of conservation practice? ...
What values are associated with heritage structures and landscapes that are allowed to undergo transformation and change?...
How do museums and people in their homes decide what to keep in the face of mass production and consumption?...
Assembling and Conserving Biodiversity in a Frozen Ark
How does heritage work when we’re ‘Living in the Future’?
Heritage, Change and the 'Second-Generation' Phenomenon: Traditional Craft and Revitalization in Jingdezhen
Heritage Futures at the 2018 Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference
Members of the Heritage Futures research team will be convening and presenting at seven sessions at the Association for Critical Heritage Studies 2018 conference at Zheijang University in Hangzhou, China from 1st-6th September.
If you’re heading there, come check out (at least) one of our sessions. Or follow our twitter @Future_Heritage and website for updates resulting from these sessions.
Caitlin DeSilvey and Nadia Bartolini. 2018. Where horses run free? Autonomy, temporality, and rewilding in the Côa Valley, Portugal. Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 2018: 1-16.
We examined disposal across different heritage domains, considering the potential for ‘imaginative decommissioning’ (DeSilvey 2017) and the possible differences between disposing in cultural and natural heritage realms.
Heritage Futures at Historic Scotland 'Conservation Ethics and Approaches' event.
12/12/2018 — 12/12/2018
Caitlin DeSilvey delivered a keynote, with Jennie Morgan providing an invited response at Historic Scotland ‘Conservation Ethics and Approaches’ event on 12 December.
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
Rodney Harrison and Esther Breithoff. 2017. Archaeologies of the Contemporary World. Annual Review of Anthropology 46: 203-221.
Salvation / Sacrifice
If heritage is defined by those objects, places and practices it is charged with “saving”, we rarely pause to consider its opposite effects: the ways in which it also involves forms of sacrifice.
While conducting interviews for the Transformation theme, we came across a number of instances where people discuss a particular issue that can be both positive and negative.
Forever is a luxury brand evoking quality. What do these kinds of branding do? What kinds of practices do they engender? How do they draw on pasts? Do they draw on different pasts?
Nadia Bartolini and Caitlin DeSilvey. 2019. Rewilding as Heritage-making: New Natural Heritage and Renewed Memories in Portugal. In Routledge Handbook of Landscape and Memory, edited by Sarah De Nardi, Hilary Orange, Steven High, and Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto, 305-310. Abingdon: Routledge.
Heritage Futures team. 2018. Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage. CONTEXT: 155. 22-24.
This term is helpful in bringing heritage, which is generally understood to be something which is both endangered and positively valued, into comparative perspective.
@AHRCpress @Future_Heritage Landscape Futures #adaptation research features in @HistEnvForum #HeritageResponds on… https://t.co/A6RL4YjUaz
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN)
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) is a non profit environmental NGO, created in 2000, at ...
What is Critical Heritage Studies: Open Forum
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal