A successful example of a grassroots, justice-oriented built heritage conservation project

A recent preservation effort in England is well worth the time to understand because it relates so strongly to the future of the field. But, it's who led these efforts…

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CEQ wants to change the NEPA rules for the first time in a generation: My modest proposal

In August of last year, President Trump issued Executive Order 13807 directing the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), a division of the Executive Office of the President, to review rules…

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An archaeological debate on challenging the status quo and why we need more discussion like this

The academy is well known for its production of silos; researchers who ought to share similar perspectives and knowledge in many cases rarely collaborate with each other. There are many…

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Call for posters: Latin@s in Heritage Conservation, Encuentro 2018, Providence, RI

I received the text, below, from one of the conference organizers. Call for Posters Encuentro 2018 Latin@s in Heritage Conservation April 26 to 28,  Roger Williams University, Providence, Rhode Island…

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Recognizing research excellence in practice-based environmental design: Applications for EDRA CORE open Dec. 1

The Environmental Design Research Association’s (EDRA’s) Certificate of Research Excellence (CORE) program offers professional certification for exceptional, rigorous, and impactful practice-based environmental design research studies.If you have conducted rigorous environmental design research that has value…

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Call for abstracts: IASTE 2018: The Politics of Tradition (November 6, 2017 deadline)

I received the text, below, from one of the conference organizers. IASTE 2018: The Politics of Tradition THE SIXTEENTH CONFERENCE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF TRADITIONAL ENVIRONMENTS (IASTE)…

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EDRA49 Call for Proposals — preservation/conservation and social equity (Dec 1, 2017 deadline)

I am the Chair of the non-profit organization that is hosting this conference and highly encourage submissions that address moving "conservation equity" beyond natural environments into cultural ones. EDRA conferences…

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What is Critical Heritage Studies and how does it incorporate the discipline of history?

At the recent meeting of the US chapter of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies, a frequent question, especially from graduate students, was “what is critical heritage studies”? There was…

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