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. & 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.
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,
Collecting Change/Changing Collections
Heritage Futures PhD researcher Kyle Lee-Crossett will be hosting a day-long workshop together with archive and museum professionals from a wide range of disciplines to reflect on and discuss the goals and challenges of contemporary collecting, particularly in regards to representing diverse communities and environments in London and beyond.
Location: UCL Institute of Advanced Studies
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
Travelling into the Future… Taking the Profusion-theme to New Zealand
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.
What not to collect? Materials, objects, stories...
Sharon Macdonald will be speaking at the International Symposium ‘Object Lesson Nr 9. Material and Knowledge’ within the framework of the Exhibition ‘Object Lessons. The Story of Material Education in 8 Chapters’. Venue: Museum der Dinge, Berlin.
Thinking Allowed: Heritage and Preservation
Caitlin DeSilvey discusses her new book as a guest on the Radio 4 programme.
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.
Curating profusion: assembling heritage futures in homes and museums
Jennie Morgan will give a talk on the Profusion research theme at the University of Stirling Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy seminar series.
International Union for the Conservation of Nature
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), founded in 1948, works to coordinate and ...
Are Contemporary Processes of Migration Changing the Authorised Heritage Discourse?
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal