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.
Holtorf, C. (2017). The Archaeology of Time Travel. Archaeopress, Oxford.
This term is helpful in bringing heritage, which is generally understood to be something which is both endangered and positively valued, into comparative perspective.
Critical Heritage Studies in the UK: Future Directions
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
Landscapes in Limbo
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
Dictionary of Now #4: Sharon Macdonald, Tony Bennett, with a commentary by Arjun Appadurai – THING
Ethnologisches Museum Berlin
#transformation #uncertainty #profusion (of greenhouse gases) #anthropoceneheritage https://t.co/Dd4wbLOl8a
The search for ‘improved’ yield and resilience in crop varieties has resulted in increased homogeneity ...
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
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
Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage
University of Southampton Archaeology Seminar Series and the Centre for Transnational Studies in Modern Languages
Holtorf, C. and Högberg, A. (2015). Archaeology and the future: Managing nuclear waste as a living heritage. In OECD/NEA (Eds.) Radioactive Waste Management and Constructing Memory for Future Generations; 97-101. Nuclear Energy Agency, no. 7259. Paris: OECD.
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.