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.
A sneak peek at our @ahrcpress funded #openaccess monograph to be published by @UCLpress in July… https://t.co/frD46JZmde
Memory of Mankind
Memory of Mankind – MOM – preserves the stories about our era and saves them ...
Macdonald, S. (2015) Moving between anthropologies in and on Europe. In ‘Forum: Rethinking Euro-Anthropology Part Two’, Social Anthropology 23(4): 492-509.
Jennie Morgan and Sharon Macdonald. 2018. De-growing museum collections for new heritage futures. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
Travelling into the Future… Taking the Profusion-theme to New Zealand
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,
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.
Breaking the Wall of the Museum. How anthropology investigates the cultural heritage of the future
Talk by Sharon Macdonald at Falling Walls, the International Conference on Future Breakthroughs in Science and Society.
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
Techniques of Worlding: Categorization Knowledge Exchange at Kew
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?
News from Nowhere: The Shepherds’ Republic and the Energy Coast
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal