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
Jennie Morgan, keynote speaker at the Canterbury Heritage Awards
Jennie Morgan, researcher on the Profusion theme and Lecturer in Heritage at Stirling, has been invited to be a keynote speaker at the Canterbury Heritage Awards in Christchurch, New Zealand on 11 June 2020.
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.
We examine disposal across different heritage domains, and consider the potential for ‘imaginative decommissioning’ (DeSilvey 2017) and the possible differences between disposing in cultural and natural heritage realms.
Fredheim, H. Why do you work with volunteers? CONTEXT: 155. 25-27.
May, S. 2019. Heritage, endangerment and participation: alternative futures in the Lake District. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
Holtorf, C. (2017) The Heritage of Rupture [Review of Patina: A Profane Archaeology. Shannon Lee Dawdy, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2016 & Constructing Destruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City. Trinidad Rico, Routledge, New York, NY, 2016 ]. Historical Archaeology, 51(2): 302-304.
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN)
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) is a non profit environmental NGO, created in 2000, at ...
From the Vault to the Archive
The Challenges of Somali Cultural Heritage for the Dominant Heritage Discourse in Sweden
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
Heritage Futures at Te Papa
Jennie Morgan is invited to present in the Te Papa seminar series, and will begin the year’s seminars with a talk on Heritage Futures and the Profusion theme. Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington
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.
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,
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?
“Scientists use IVF procedures to help save near-extinct rhinos”. We have been researching the ways in which bioban… https://t.co/hOcJCQRDkN
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.