The Heritage After Trump Award ($1,000 if your idea wins — Jan 10 deadline)

Thomas King, a well-known author and critic of the cultural resource management system in the United States, has created a contest in which the best idea to replace the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) will win $1,000.  I (along with other historic...

The Rupture in Cultural Heritage Meanings: Where Are We Going? (Where Do We Want to Go?)

Recently, I was reading a post on LinkedIn where a World Heritage expert was attempting to define cultural heritage for the twenty-first century. Many people have tried to do this, especially in terms of World Heritage and state definitions of cultural heritage for use in the protection and inscription...

Call for proposals: Voices of Place: Empower, Engage, Energize (EDRA 48 conference)

Voices of Place: Empower, Engage, Energize Environmental Design Research Association (EDRA) 48th Annual Conference Call for Proposals EDRA’s mission is to advance and disseminate behavior, design, and conservation research toward improving understanding of the relationships between people and their environments. In its four decades of existence, its annual conference...

Call for papers: Making the Past Less Foreign

CALL FOR PAPERS Making the Past Less Foreign Using Evidence Based on the Human Aspects of Heritage Conservation to Change Practice Editors: Dr. Jeremy C. Wells, Assistant Professor, Roger Williams University; jwells@rwu.edu Dr. Barry L. Stiefel, Associate Professor, College of Charleston/Clemson University; bstiefe@clemson.edu Instructions: Submit a 6,000-7,500-word paper (MS...