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.
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.
Landscape futures: decision-making in uncertain times, a literature review by Nadia Bartolini & Caitlin DeSilvey dr… https://t.co/tcbyX8mUat
Knowledge Exchange Workshop, Stockholm and Forsmark
08/03/2016 — 11/03/2016
Cornelius DeSilvey. 2017. Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota.
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.
The National Museum of World Cultures
The National Museum of World Cultures (Netherlands) comprises three museums on three different sites- the ...
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.
Meaningful Objects: Stories and Videos From the Curating Domestic Profusion Workshop
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.
Landscapes in Limbo
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
Nadia Bartolini and Caitlin DeSilvey. 2020. Making space for hybridity: Industrial heritage naturecultures at West Carclaze Garden Village, Cornwall. Geofurm 113, July 2020: 39-49
Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage
University of Southampton Archaeology Seminar Series and the Centre for Transnational Studies in Modern Languages