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.
DeSilvey, C. and Bartolini, N. (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 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.
Association of Independent Museums
AIM is a national charitable organisation which connects, supports and represents independent museums, galleries and ...
'Looking to the Future of Historic Urban Landscape Research: the view from the AHRC’s future heritage strategy'.
21/03/2017 — 22/03/2017
A talk by Rodney Harrison at the ‘Historic Urban Landscape Forum’. Event hosted by the Bartlett UCL, in co-ordination with the UNESCO AD-G Culture, at University College London.
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
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.
@Sarah_May1 Oh, we already do! This comes up a lot in #Profusion - Museums experience profusion, but there is also… https://t.co/nnFSj2GBFd
Macdonald, S. (2016) Review of Haidy Geismar, Treasured Possessions. Indigenous Interventions into Cultural and Intellectual Property (Duke University Press). In JRAI, 22: 237-38.
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.
Macdonald, S. (2015) Moving between anthropologies in and on Europe. In ‘Forum: Rethinking Euro-Anthropology Part Two’, Social Anthropology 23(4): 492-509.
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
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.
Follow #Profusion for updates from Museums for Profusion https://t.co/hdMi6njIGE. We'll post copies of all… https://t.co/qjVUcY9VyO
While conducting interviews for the Transformation theme, we have come across a number of instances where people discuss a particular issue that can be both positive and negative.