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.
Harrison, R. 2018. Critical heritage studies beyond epistemic popularism. Antiquity 92(365).
Questions of significance are of perennial, inevitable relevance to heritage conservation and management.
Heritage Futures exhibition now open at the Manchester Museum
30/10/2015 — 01/11/2015
Scale (space and time)
In this project, we have encountered (expanded-)heritage situations on a wide range of scales.
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.
In celebration of #MuseumWeek2019 a look at our collaboration with @McrMuseum funded by @ahrcpress @AhrcHeritage… https://t.co/j5r2brN2BM
Curating Profusion: Assembling Heritage Futures in Homes and Museums
An invited talk by Jennie Morgan at the Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga, Southern Regional Office.
Heritage Futures: Some thoughts on the value of comparative research to critical heritage studies
04/07/2018 — 04/07/2018
Is the Lake District a Rural Area?
Video of a talk at the 2016 CHAT conference
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,
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.
The Heritage Alliance
The Heritage Alliance is the biggest coalition of heritage interests in England. It brings together ...