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Dr Astrid Swenson

Senior Lecturer
Brunel University London
Participates in 5 items
Astrid Swenson is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in European History at Brunel University London and director of the Isambard Centre for Historical Research and the Brunel Heritage Research Network. Her publications include The Rise of Heritage: Preserving the Past in France, Germany and England (Cambridge University Press 2013) and with Peter Mandler (eds.) From Plunder to Preservation: Britain and the Heritage of Empire (Oxford University Press 2013).

Sessions in which Dr Astrid Swenson participates

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00
11:00 - 15:00 | 4 hours
Heritage Changes the Local SocietiesNotions of Heritage
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local
11:00 - 11:30 | 30 minutes
15:30
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local SocietiesNotions of Heritage

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

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

Sessions in which Dr Astrid Swenson attends

Friday 3 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:00
13:00 - 15:00 | 2 hours
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)
17:00
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 hours 30 minutes
Festive Event
19:30
19:30 - 21:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Research-Creation Installation or PerformancePublic event

Saturday 4 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
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...

11:00
11:00 - 17:00 | 6 hours
Changes in Heritage (New Manifestations)Notions of HeritageReligious Heritage
Changes in heritageNew manifestations of heritageNotions of heritage

Sunday 5 June, 2016

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

Monday 6 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 hours
Heritage Changes PoliticsHeritage in ConflictsUrban HeritageArchitecture and Urbanism
Heritage changes politicsPolitical uses of heritageUses of heritageHeritage and conflicts
13:30
13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event

Creator/performer: Lisa Ndejuru, Concordia University. Soundscape and projections: David Ward, Concordia University. Theatrical Performance with Projected Photos Le petit coin intact is a bilingual (FR/EN) performed monologue with soundscape and projections.  The title of this series of short vignettes refers to a core of wholeness and strength so often contained in even the most extreme narratives...

18:00
18:00 - 19:00 | 1 hour
Festive Event

Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
11:00
11:00 - 12:30 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Public event

Nyata Nyata (Karla Etienne and Zab Mabongou) This hybrid demonstration project explores the links between heritage and artistic creation that is revealed in practice. Interspersed in the presentation will be extracts of past work and examples of live dance created for this occasion with dancers and drummers. Zab Maboungou and Nyata Nyata are a contemporary dance company that is unique in Montreal and in Canada. Cette conférence-démonstration, d'une durée...

13:30
13:30 - 15:00 | 1 hour 30 minutes
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)