Seminar on Interventions in Cultural Property Affected by Legal Protection

Earlier today, I attended a half-day seminar on “Interventions in Cultural Property Affected by Legal Protection,” which covered the legal framework for built heritage protection and the general practice of…

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Why don’t we care about the public’s understanding of authenticity?

The argument that historic preservation (or, if you’re outside of the United States, architectural conservation or built heritage conservation) is or is not a unique discipline still comes up on…

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Is there a job market for built heritage conservation specialists with a social science background?

One of the common perceptions of the social sciences—e.g., perspectives from anthropology, sociology, and psychology—is that that they are too academic, too erudite, and not sufficiently applied to have direct…

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