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.
“A Library of Life”. Thanks to @frozenzoo & @sdzglobal for productive discussions on cryopreservation, biodiversity… https://t.co/jhGfb4Y7nb
Holtorf, C. (2017) The Heritage of Rupture [Review of Patina: A Profane Archaeology. Shannon Lee Dawdy, The University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 2016 & Constructing Destruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City. Trinidad Rico, Routledge, New York, NY, 2016 ]. Historical Archaeology, 51(2): 302-304.
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
Thanks @HLN82 really pleased to hear you have enjoyed the exhibition and our work! ☺️ https://t.co/g4yD6qhpJD
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,
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.
(ir)replaceable:a discussion about heritage, conservation and future-making
21/06/2017 — 21/06/2017
York Museums Trust
York Museums Trust was formed in 2002, as an independent charitable trust to manage the ...
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
Heritage Ontologies: Understanding Heritage as Future-Making Practices
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
The Human Bower
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th May, Torre Abbey Gardens 10am-4pm
A creative event asking: What would you keep for the future?
“Los ecos del Proyecto Huemul” exhibition opens in Argentina
Can heritage be thriving in an age of extinction?
Investigating Heritage Futures
University of Hawaii HILO