Critical Heritage Studies
University of Gothenburg invites You to
October 14-15th, Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg
Late but appetizing! Please find below the programme of the finalizing Critical Heritage Studies seminar.
The second day of the seminar, October 15th, addresses research issues related to the CHS’ research clusters.
You will meet renowned international researchers along with presentations of ongoing interesting research.
The first day of the seminar is set aside for a programme designed for professional heritage practitioners,
and will be held in Swedish (arranged by the Heritage Academy). For more information see attached pdf.
Most welcome! (Don’t forget to announce your participation to firstname.lastname@example.org)
On behalf of the organizing committee,
Jenny Högström Berntson
The Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg,
15th October 2015
The main purpose of this seminar day is to summarize and bring out key issues and critical
examples from the work and discussion in the three present clusters of the CHS (Critical Heritage
Studies) at the University of Gothenburg, and create a base and inspiration for the forthcoming work of the clusters.
10.00-10.15 Welcome and introduction to the day
Professor Kristian Kristiansen, University of Gothenburg
10.15 – 12.00 Staging the Archives block
Curating Mary Digitally: Representations of Medieval Material Culture in Installations and Online
Archives, Cecilia Lindhé, University of Gothenburg
Conjuring up the Artist from the Archives: Ivar Arosenius, Mats Malm and Jonathan Westin, University of Gothenburg
12.00 -13.00 Lunch
13.00 -15.15 Globalizing Heritage block
Assembling Alternative Heritage Futures: Curating Profusion in Homes and Museums, Jennie Morgan, University of York
Precious: An Exploration of Narrative Repairs of Artefacts, Staffan Holm, designer, Gothenburg
Waste: Visible and invisible, Will Straw, McGill University
15.15 – 15.45 Coffee
15.45 – 17.45 Curating the city block
Urban collections and redistributions, Gabi Dolff-Bonekämper, Prof. Dr. phil, Technical University of Berlin
Curating the Senses, Astrid Swenson, Senior Lecturer Brunel University London
Heritage as commons –commons as heritage: book release panel
17.45-18.00 Concluding remarks
18.00 – Mingle buffet