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.
For those in Stockholm we will be presenting @UCLarchaeology #diversity work w/ @GlobalSeedVault & … https://t.co/TAf4IRXv8a
Performing the Processes and Challenges of Early Career Researchers
Holtorf, C. (2017). The Archaeology of Time Travel. Archaeopress, Oxford.
In museums of the contemporary everyday, ‘stories’ is a term that has repeatedly been used by those with whom we have talked.
Högberg, A. (2016) To renegotiate heritage and citizenship beyond essentialism, Archaeological Dialogues, Volume 23 Issue 01
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN)
Associação Transumância e Natureza (ATN) is a non profit environmental NGO, created in 2000, at ...
What will our future memories be?
Interview with Sharon Macdonald on CCCBLAB
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,
'Looking to the Future of Historic Urban Landscape Research: the view from the AHRC’s future heritage strategy'.
21/03/2017 — 22/03/2017
A talk by Rodney Harrison at the ‘Historic Urban Landscape Forum’. Event hosted by the Bartlett UCL, in co-ordination with the UNESCO AD-G Culture, at University College London.
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.
Svalbard Global Seed Vault: A Tale of Two Treaties
Sefryn Penrose on the cultural heritage of Svalbard and the SGSV’s position there.
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?
What does Doomsday look like?
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is sometimes called the “Doomsday Vault.” Evocation of an apocalypse – red deserts, rats and roaches – is built into that term. But is that how we should really conceive of it?
Bartolini, N. & DeSilvey, C. 2019. Recording Loss: film as method and the spirit of Orford Ness. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
Read the article here
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.