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.
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?
CITiZAN, the Coastal and Intertidal Zone Archaeological Network, highlights the threat to a wealth of ...
Meaningful Objects: Stories and Videos From the Curating Domestic Profusion Workshop
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.
Are Contemporary Processes of Migration Changing the Authorised Heritage Discourse?
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage
UCL Insitute of Archaeology departmental seminar
Red Squirrel vs. Peter Rabbit: two future concepts in conservation
IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawaii
Rodney Harrison et al. 2016. Heritage Futures. Archaeology International 19: 68–72.
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
Diversity as a term has lineages in biological theories of evolution, anthropological documentation projects, and, more recently, as an interpretation of multiculturalism and social justice.
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.