What values are associated with heritage structures and landscapes that are allowed to undergo transformation and change?
The Transformation theme seeks to document how the practice of cultural remembrance can be sustained with materials and landscapes that are allowed to undergo active processes of change and transformation. Within this broad area of interest, the work has a particular interest in the way in which a focus on process, rather than permanence, renders the distinction between natural and cultural heritage unworkable, and unsustainable. This theme considers the future dilemmas associated with the management of change by working within two distinct domains of practice: built heritage and transitional landscapes.
Built Heritage Management
Buildings change over time. Keeping a building still requires maintenance. Can heritage allow buildings to change as well?...
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.
Bartolini, N. and DeSilvey, C. 2019. Recording Loss: film as method and the spirit of Orford Ness. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
Heritage Futures Exhibition: Manchester Museum
14/12/2018 — 30/11/2020
Kyle Lee Crossett
Are heritage futures relevant to UNESCO?
Archives in Place
Heritage Futures: Some thoughts on the value of comparative research to critical heritage studies
04/07/2018 — 04/07/2018
Heritage Futures at the 19th ICOMOS General Assembly and Scientific Assembly in New Delhi, India
Bartolini, N. & DeSilvey, C. 2019. Recording Loss: film as method and the spirit of Orford Ness. International Journal of Heritage Studies.
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A Berlin Thought Experiment: Heritage Futures Visits CARMaH
Assembling Alternative Futures for Heritage
University of Southampton Archaeology Seminar Series and the Centre for Transnational Studies in Modern Languages
Wheal Martyn China Clay Museum
Wheal Martyn Trust was established as a charity in 1974 to preserve the heritage and ...