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 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.
Bureaucracy / Data
‘I can’t tell you how many objects we manage, but I can tell you the number of records’. This statement illustrates how closely heritage is connected with, perhaps even defined by, data-driven, bureaucratic processes
The Future Telescope
Research Seminar, Globalizing Heritage, Centre for Critical Heritage Studies, Göteborg University, Room E509, 16:30-18:00.
Apocalypse is a concept that has increasing currency as meaning a sudden destruction of the world, it is usually invoked in order to warn and encourage a change in behaviour.
Futures of Safety and Adventure, (Re)Enchanting the Future
Unexpected Encounters with Deep Time: Enchantment
Memory of Mankind
Memory of Mankind – MOM – preserves the stories about our era and saves them ...
Our @ahrcpress @AhrcHeritage follow-on project with @nationaltrust @HistoricEngland @NaturalEngland Land… https://t.co/nleYrEPY5i
When we say something has ‘autonomy’ we usually mean that it is free from external control or influence. In academic debates, some have argued that autonomy is the defining quality of rewilding initiatives
Holtorf, C. and Högberg, A. (2015). Contemporary Heritage and the Future. In E. Waterton and S. Watson (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Research; 509-523. Palgrave.
Should we cull one species to save another? #diversity #profusion #transformation #uncertainty #values… https://t.co/ykIo2ZpKUm
Oranges and Lemons: When is the Heritage of Diversity?
London's Brick Lane mosque listing description asks difficult questions about how past and present are integrated in heritage management, and whether we are as bold in what we do with heritage as in what we say about it.
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.
Curating Profusion: Assembling Heritage Futures in Homes and Museums
An invited talk by Jennie Morgan at the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, Southern Regional Office.
‘Tomorrow starts here’: earthquakes, heritage, and the rebuilding of a city
In light of the most recent earthquake to strike Christchurch (New Zealand) on 14 February 2016, our researcher Jennie Morgan considers the rebuilding of a city and its heritage through Profusion theme interests.
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,
A Berlin Thought Experiment: Heritage Futures Visits CARMaH
26/04/2017 — 28/04/2017
A Heritage Futures Knowledge Exchange Workshop, held in partnership with the Centre for Anthropological Research on Museums and Heritage in Berlin.