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 Futures at the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly in Delhi
Heritage, Change and the 'Second-Generation' Phenomenon: Traditional Craft and Revitalization in Jingdezhen
This salon to accompany the current Octagon exhibition Cabinets of Consequence will explore how heritage and other related forms of conservation practices (including nuclear waste management) make futures. How do we use material culture to stitch futures from pasts? What do we conserve? What do we get rid of? What do we allow to change? This Salon will be staged as a series of conversations across various themes currently being explored within the Heritage Futures research programme,Event held at Haldane Room, Wilkins Building , Gower Street WC1
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.
The @WhealMartyn are one of our project partners (https://t.co/KkdXCHz81D), here a blog by Jo Moore, Curator & Coll… https://t.co/oQMoBrKd4O
Anthropology Institute, Minzu University of China
We collaborate as partner researchers with the Anthropology Institute, Minzu University of China in Beijing
This term is helpful in bringing heritage, which is generally understood to be something which is both endangered and positively valued, into comparative perspective.
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
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?
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.
Red Squirrel vs. Peter Rabbit: two future concepts in conservation
IUCN World Conservation Congress, Hawaii
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