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.
Caitlin DeSilvey and Nadia Bartolini. 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 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.
Anthropology Institute, Minzu University of China
We collaborate as partner researchers with the Anthropology Institute, Minzu University of China in Beijing
Heritage Futures Exhibition: Manchester Museum
14/12/2018 — 30/11/2020
Kyle Lee Crossett
Diversity as a term has lineages in biological theories of evolution, anthropological documentation projects, and, more recently, as an interpretation of multiculturalism and social justice.
Heritage as Global Challenge
Association of Critical Heritage Studies Conference, Montreal
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.
Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving
The book has been featured and debated through various media outlets, with articles in The Telegraph, The Times, The Guardian, The Eastern Daily Press, and Cornwall Live – to name a few. DeSilvey was also interviewed on BBC Radio Cornwall, and BBC Radio Solent.
Caitlin DeSilvey and Rodney Harrison. 2019. Anticipating loss: rethinking endangerment in heritage futures. International Journal of Heritage Studies 26 Special Issue
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
While conducting interviews for the Transformation theme, we came across a number of instances where people discuss a particular issue that can be both positive and negative.
What will our future memories be?
Interview with Sharon Macdonald on CCCBLAB
This term is helpful in bringing heritage, which is generally understood to be something which is both endangered and positively valued, into comparative perspective.