Various activities July – September 2018

12:46 by Cornelius Holtorf

Cornelius Holtorf chaired a public panel discussion related to the celebrations of 20 Years World Heritage designation of the Naval City of Karlskrona, “Adressing hope in heritage planning”, Karlskrona, Sweden (5 July 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf ran a half-day Future Workshop “The Future Game” during World Heritage Week on Öland (16 July 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf presented a talk on “Anticipating Periodization of the Future” at the 3rd International Network for Theory of History Conference on the topic of Place and Displacement: The Spacing of History, Stockholm, Sweden (22 August 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf presented the work of the UNESCO Chair for the Department of Cultural Science Kick-off meeting, Öland (24 August 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf co-organsied and co-chaired a half-day Future Workshop for the Pedagogy Department of Kalmar Country Museum (28 August 2018)

Anders Högberg presented a poster on the UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures in the session “Disaster-led archaeology: anticipations and responses to heritage-impacting catastrophes” at the European Association of Archaeologists Conference in Barcelona, Spain (5-8 September 2018).

Sarah May presented a paper on “Nuclear/Culture: Reaching Criticality and Generating Energy by Fusing Two Realms”  for an audience of circa 30 international heritage experts at the 4th Biannual Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Hangzhou, China (3 September 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf and Sarah May co-presented a paper on “Enduring Change. Managing the Uncertainties of Cultural Heritage, Nuclear Waste, Space Messages and Long-Term Storage” for an audience of circa 50 international heritage experts at the 4th Biannual Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Hangzhou, China (4 September 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf presented a paper on “Transgressing Boundaries in Research and Practice –Why it is Critical to Apply Cultural Heritage Left, Right, and Centre” for an audience of circa 40 international heritage experts at the 4th Biannual Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Hangzhou, China (5 September 2018)

Ulrika Söderström presented a paper on “Excavating a Sustainable Future: Archaeology and Social Sustainability in the Målerås Glassworks Project” for an audience of circa 40 international heritage experts at the 4th Biannual Conference of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, Hangzhou, China (5 September 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf presented a paper on Cultural heritage, preservation and the future (“Kulturarv, bevarande och framtiden”) for an audience of circa 20 museum directors and curators in West Sweden discussing Museums in the future – a mission impossible? (14 September 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf ran a 2-hour session “Managing Heritage Futures” at the 5th Herma Conference on Heritage Management in Athens, Greece, 21-23 September 2018. The session first explored some results of our major international research programme on “Heritage Futures” followed by an interactive discussion considering how the members of the audience impact the future through their work. (22 September 2018)

Cornelius Holtorf
In 2017, Linnaeus University in Kalmar, Sweden, was awarded a UNESCO Chair on Heritage Futures. This is one of eight Chairs in Sweden, and the only one within the cultural sector. Cornelius Holtorf, holder of the UNESCO Chair, alongside his team, will continue to generate ideas through this forum.

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