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.
Bureaucracy / Data
‘I can’t tell you how many objects we manage, but I can tell you the number of records’. This statement illustrates how closely heritage is connected with, perhaps even defined by, data-driven, bureaucratic processes
Harrison, R. (2015). Heritage and Globalisation. In E. Waterton and S. Watson (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Contemporary Heritage Research; 297-312. Palgrave.
Living with and through profusion: narrating selves and shaping futures
Association of Social Anthropologists Conference ASA2016, Durham
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
Endangered Languages Documentation Programme (ELDP)
Linguists estimate that half of the 7000 spoken languages today will have fallen silent by ...
In an era of climate change, is going back to the past and how Native Americans used to do controlled burning in th… https://t.co/dPgV6q8oqH
@AhrcHeritage @Wrigley_CA @UnrulyHeritage @UiTromso And do check out our @Future_Heritage @AhrcHeritage funded rese… https://t.co/qh6cMytYIx
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.
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage
03/11/2015 — 07/11/2015
First International Conference on Anticipation