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.
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
Are heritage futures relevant to UNESCO?
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
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?
Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)
Linguists estimate that half of the 7000 spoken languages today will have fallen silent by ...
The Collections We Want to See: Contemporary Collecting Knowledge Exchange
Do we believe that Children are the future
24/06/2015 — 26/06/2015
SHCY: Society for the history of Children and Youth
Holtorf, C. and Högberg, A. (2015). Archaeology and the future: Managing nuclear waste as a living heritage. In OECD/NEA (Eds.) Radioactive Waste Management and Constructing Memory for Future Generations; 97-101. Nuclear Energy Agency, no. 7259. Paris: OECD.
Cornelius Holtorf, Qingkai Mai, Xian Chen, Yu Zhang. 2018. The value of simulated heritage in China. Archaeopress Blog.
This term is helpful in bringing heritage, which is generally understood to be something which is both endangered and positively valued, into comparative perspective.
Esther Breithoff and Rodney Harrison. 2018. From ark to bank: extinction, proxies and biocapitals in ex-situ biodiversity conservation practices. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
Techniques of Worlding: Categorization Knowledge Exchange at Kew
28/02/2017 — 02/03/2017
The Heritage Futures team hosts a Knowledge Exchange workshop at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.