Seminar: Critical Heritage Studies 14-15 OKTOBER

Critical Heritage Studies

University of Gothenburg invites You to

Final Seminar

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 anita.synnestvedt@archaeology.gu.se)

On behalf of the organizing committee,

Jenny Högström Berntson

The Museum of World Culture, Gothenburg,

15th October 2015

Curating Overflow

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.

09.30 Coffee

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

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