Affiliations: World Universities Network (WUN) Understanding Cultures Steering Group UMass Amherst Representative As a consortium of 23 research universities from around the globe, the WUN brings partners together to tackle critical research issues in a transdisciplinary and international forum.  The


List of Conferences Please click on year to link to more information: 2023:  Cultural Landscapes’ Critical Role in Responding to Climate Change 2019:  Rural Heritage: Landscapes and Beyond 2018:  Culture, Migration and Adaptation in a Rapidly Changing World 2017:  The

Cultural Landscapes Initiative

Cultural landscapes are the “home,” the space and the place in which we live.  They reflect the people and the cultures who create them in their interaction with the natural world around them.  They also reflect the layers of the