Elizabeth Brabec will join a group of 14 academics and agency leaders at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK, on June 21st and 22, to discuss “Resilience to Extreme Events.” The conference will cover the range of issues from cultural
Celebrating the International Day of Monuments and Sites April 18, 2023, 9:00 EST, 13:00 UTC
Why is the black currant so popular in Europe and almost non-existent in North America? A recent blog post from the US Law Library of Congress discusses the link between cultural taste preferences and the local ecosystem, the importance of
Pastoralism is a “fundamental subsistence pattern that dates back over 10,000 years to the global warming that ended the Pleistocene Epoch” (Little 2015, 337). The map below shows the development of pastoralism as an agricultural system around the world, expanding to
A Twitter thread of resources on climate change, focused on Scotland but applicable worldwide (click on the image below to get the whole thread in Twitter). By David Harkin, Historic Environment Scotland.
A recent BBC video explores the significance of the Mappa Mundi at Hereford Cathedral, United Kingdom … The Mappa Mundi at Hereford was created about 1300CE – 700 years ago – as a reflection of the Europeans understanding of the
Rural landscapes is the theme of the Scientific Symposium of the 2019 ICOMOS General Assembly in Marrakesh, Morocco on October 17th. Titled “Rural Heritage: Landscapes and Beyond,” the Symposium brings together heritage experts from around the world to share case
On July 3rd, 2019, the Climate Change and Heritage Working Group of ICOMOS delivered a new report on the critical importance of heritage issues to international climate change policy, to the States Parties of the World Heritage Committee. Titled “The Future
Thirty years after the publication of “Dealing With Change in the Connecticut River Valley,” a widely acclaimed publication for the landscape planning profession, is a perfect time to reflect on the impact writing about new thoughts and ideas can have.