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Daniel Schneider

Headquarters Manager
The International Committee for the Conservation of the Industrial Heritage

Daniel Schneider is an industrial archaeologist, letterpress printer, and book artist based in Lake Linden in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, USA. His archaeological research focuses on manufacturing and extractive industries, particularly wood printing type manufacture in the United States and native copper mining in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. His book arts work pursues themes derived from his archaeological practice, including industrial work as situated activity within mechanized environments and industry’s transformation of landscape. He is the headquarters manager for TICCIH.


Sessions in which Daniel Schneider attends

Sunday 28 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:00 PM
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM | 2 hours

Wednesday 31 August, 2022

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
5:30 PM
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM | 1 hour 30 minutes

In this lecture, I would like to talk about deindustrialised communities, heritage and memory in the context of right-wing populism. Drawing on studies of memory and heritage, I argue that right-wing populists have cornered the market on talking about the past of deindustrialised communities. They have successfully misrepresented this rich and complex history to fuel rage, resentment, fear and reactionary nostalgia. Indeed, ‘the past’, and in particular the industr...

Thursday 1 September, 2022

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