Conferences

International Symposium on Climate Change and Museums, Manchester

Critical approaches to engagement and management.
10th-12th April 2018, Manchester, United Kingdom.

The conference aims to “provide and encourage critical perspectives upon a range of museum activities, in terms of climate change mitigation and adaptation, collections management and development, climate change communication, public and civic engagement. It also aims to showcase projects and approaches that have explored these topics, across all scales, from the hyper-local to the global.”

Organisers are inviting submissions for presentations.

Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit posters describing their work and to distribute information to other participants.

Call for Papers – abstracts must be submitted by 30th October 2017. Papers must be submitted by 30th January 2018.

Abstracts and Registration CONTACT:   Dr Mihaela Sima Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy E-mail: simamik@yahoo.com

Conference on climate change and museums, Manchester, April 2018

 

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Book List

Newell, J., Libby Robin and Kirsten Wehner (eds). 2016. Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change. Routledge Environmental Humanities.
A volume presenting essays and object essays by many members of the Museums and Climate Change Network:


Barker, Holly. 2008. “The Inequities of Climate Change and the Small Island Experience.” Pulse of the Planet, counterpunch.org.

Buckland, David & Chris Wainwright (Eds).2010. UNFOLD: A Cultural Response to Climate Change. Hardcover 
ISBN: 978-3-7091-0220-6
(Profiles the work of the artists in the ‘Unfold’ exhibition and also proposes a number of creative and innovative responses to climate change aimed at stimulating discourse and a wider engagement with the climate debate.)

Cameron, Fiona & Ann Deslandes. 2011. “Museums and science centres as sites for deliberative democracy on climate change.” Museums and Society 9(2):136-153.

Cameron, Fiona & Brett Neilson (Eds). 2015. Climate Change and Museum Futures. Routledge: NY & London.

Castree, Noel et al. 2014. “Changing the intellectual climate”. Nature Climate Change 4: 763–768.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. 2009. “The Climate of History: Four Theses.” Critical Inquiry 35.

Chakrabarty, Dipesh. 2012. “Postcolonial Studies and the Challenge of Climate Change.” New Literary History 43.

Dawson, Ashley. 2016. Extinction: A Radical History. OR Books: New York, NY.

DeFries, R. et al. 2012. “Planetary opportunities: a social contract for global change science to contribute to a sustainable future”. BioScience 62: 603–606.

Robert Janes, 2014. Museums for all seasons, Museum Management and Curatorship. 29:5, 403-411. DOI: 10.1080/09647775.2014.967109.

Janes, Robert, 2016. Museums without Borders. Routledge.

Janes, Robert. 2009. Museums in a Troubled World: Renewal, Irrelevance or Collapse. Routledge.

Kolbert, Elizabeth. The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History. Henry Holt & Company. 2014.

Lazrus H. 2012. “Sea change: island communities and climate change.” Ann. Rev. Anthropol 41:285–301.

Lipset, David. 2015. “Place in the Anthropocene: A mangrove lagoon in Papua New Guinea in the time of rising sea-levels.” HAU 4(3):215-243.

Lipset, David. 2013. “The New State of Nature: Rising Sea-Levels, Climate Justice, and Community-based adaptation in Papua New Guinea.” Conservation and Society. 

Lipset, David. 2011. “The tides: masculinity and climate change in coastal Papua New Guinea.” Journal of the Royal anthropological Institute 12 (1): 20 -43.

Locke, JT. 2009.  developments.“Climate change-induced migration in the Pacific region: Sudden crisis and long-term developments.” Geographical Journal 1–10.

Leiserowitz, A. & N. Smith. 2011. Knowledge of Climate Change among visitors to science & technology museums. Yale University. New Haven, CT: Yale Project on Climate Change Communication.

MacFarlane, Robert. Landmarks. UK: Penguin. 2015.

Newell, J., Libby Robin and Kirsten Wehner (eds).2016. Curating the Future: Museums, Communities and Climate Change. Edited by  Routledge Environmental Humanities.

Ogden, Laura, Nik Heynen, Ulrich Oslender, Paige West, Karim Aly-Kassam, & Paul Robbins. 2013. “Global Assemblages, Resilience and Earth Stewardship in the Anthropocene.” Front Ecol Environ 11 (7): 341-347.

O’Neill, Saffron & Sophie Nicholson-Cole. 2009. “Fear Won’t Do It: Promoting Positive Engagement with Climate Change Through Visual and Iconic Representations.” Science Communications 30 (3):355-379.

Patel, Samir S. 2006.“A Sinking Feeling.” A sinking feeling.” Nature 440: 734–736.

Robin, Libby, Sverker Sörlin, and Paul Warde (Eds.). 2013. The Future of Nature: Documents of Global Change. Yale University Press.
(Winner of the 2013 New England Book Festival given by the JM Northern Media Family of Festivals, in the Compilations/Anthologies Category.)

Rudiak-Gould, Peter. 2013. Climate Change and Tradition in a Small Island State: The Rising Tide. Routledge Studies in Anthropology.

Steffen, Will, Paul J. Crutzen & John R. McNeill. 2007. “The Anthropocene: Are Humans Now Overwhelming the Great Forces of Nature?” Ambio 36 (8): 614-621.

West, Paige. 2006. Conservation Is Our Government Now: The Politics of Ecology in Papua New Guinea. Duke University Press.

We are always looking to expand our network of contacts who are interested in the intersections of museums and climate change. To join the Museums and Climate Change Network, please send your name, affiliation (if any), interests or current projects, and contact information to Jenny Newell. We look forward to collaborating with you.

Jenny Newell, jenny.newell@austmus.gov.au

Dr Jenny Newell

Manager, Pacific Collections, Australian Museum, 1 William St, Sydney NSW 2010  Australia
jenny.newell@austmus.gov.au

– Cultural impacts of climate change in the Pacific

-How museums can usefully intersect with the issue of climate change

-How museums can usefully collaborate with communities, especially Pacific communities in the diaspora

The Age of Stupid (2009 docudrama. Franny Armstrong)

Trailer

Full film

Remaking the Museum: Curation, Conservation, and Care in Times of Ecological Upheaval

Moesgaard Museum

Aarhus University Centre for Environmental Humanities

Denmark

6-7 December 2017

http://ceh.au.dk/currently/events/show/artikel/remaking-the-museum-curation-conservation-and-care-in-times-of-ecological-upheaval/

Read more in the pdf about the conference here

Information and Call for Papers:

Please send abstracts (200 words) or enquiries to Michael Vine (mdv27@cam.ac.uk) by November 1, 2017.

International Symposium on Climate Change and Museums, Manchester

Critical approaches to engagement and management.
10th-12th April 2018, Manchester, United Kingdom.

The conference aims to “provide and encourage critical perspectives upon a range of museum activities, in terms of climate change mitigation and adaptation, collections management and development, climate change communication, public and civic engagement. It also aims to showcase projects and approaches that have explored these topics, across all scales, from the hyper-local to the global.”

Organisers are inviting submissions for presentations.

Participants will have the opportunity to exhibit posters describing their work and to distribute information to other participants.

Call for Papers – abstracts must be submitted by 30th October 2017. Papers must be submitted by 30th January 2018.

Abstracts and Registration CONTACT:   Dr Mihaela Sima Institute of Geography, Romanian Academy E-mail: simamik@yahoo.com

Conference on climate change and museums, Manchester, April 2018