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.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), founded in 1948, works to coordinate and ...
Heritage Ontologies: Understanding Heritage as Future-Making Practices
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
Heritage is often said to be the human legacy preserved for the benefit of future generations. A major challenge in this logic lies in how to overcome the future’s inherent uncertainty.
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.
Heritage futures and future heritages
Rodney Harrison will give his inaugural lecture on Tuesday 27 June at 6:30 pm at University College London.
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.
Harald Fredheim. 2018. Why do you work with volunteers? CONTEXT: 155. 25-27.
Is it Doomsday yet? We need to talk about eternity
Heritage is, by definition, something which is considered to be endangered or at risk. That risk might simply be a result of the inherently perceived threat of time itself—which implies processes of forgetting, decaying,
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
Conserving diversity: Understanding biological, cultural, linguistic and ecological diversity conservation practices in comparative perspective
31/01/2016 — 02/02/2016
Texas A&M at Qatar 2016 Liberal Arts International Conference, “Crossing Disciplines, Crossing Borders”
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.