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 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.
Coming up to a year since the opening of the @Future_Heritage exhibition @McrMuseum co-curated with @Henry_McGhie f… https://t.co/92GJfA3T6O
Heritage Futures Exhibition: Manchester Museum
14/12/2018 — 30/11/2020
Kyle Lee Crossett
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
Heritage is often said to be the human legacy preserved for the benefit of future generations. A major challenge in this logic lies in how to overcome the future’s inherent uncertainty.
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
Creativity and Stewardship in Changing Landscapes
The National Museum of World Cultures
The National Museum of World Cultures (Netherlands) comprises three museums on three different sites- the ...
Who Cares? Interventions in 'unloved' musuem collections
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?
Are Contemporary Processes of Migration Changing the Authorised Heritage Discourse?
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
Heritage Futures team. (2018). Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage. CONTEXT: 155. 22-24.
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.