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Dr Magdalena Buchczyk

Senior Research Associate
University of Bristol
Participates in 1 Session
I am a Senior Research Associate working on the Reinventing Learning Cities project at the University of Bristol.
My doctoral research in anthropology at Goldsmiths College, University of London investigated the history, heritage and material culture of a museum collection. As part of this research, I co-curated exhibitions at the Constance Howard Gallery and the Horniman Museum in London.
I am also a co-organiser of the Forging Folklore Research Network. 
Research interests:
* Heritage studies
* Material culture and ethnography
* Design and innovation
* Urban anthropology and built environment
* Industrial anthropology, resources, energy

Sessions in which Dr Magdalena Buchczyk participates

Sunday 5 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Sessions in which Dr Magdalena Buchczyk attends

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 hour
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

18:30 - 20:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...