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Dr Lachlan Barber

Assistant Professor
Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
Participe à 2 sessions
Dr. Lachlan Barber is an urban and cultural geographer whose research focuses on the intersection of heritage processes and mobilities in Asia and North America. Upon completing his PhD at the University of British Columbia in 2014 he joined the On the Move Partnership at Memorial University as a Post-Doctoral Fellow. In 2015, Lachlan returned to Hong Kong, the location of his doctoral research project, to take up the post of Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Hong Kong Baptist University. Lachlan is the past recipient of the Herb Stovel Scholarship from the Heritage Canada Foundation (2013), the Denis Cosgrove PhD Research Award from the Cultural Geography Specialty Group of the Association of American Geographers (2010), among other awards. His research has been published in geographical and interdisciplinary journals, including The Canadian Geographer and Urban Studies.  

Sessions auxquelles Dr Lachlan Barber participe

Lundi 6 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 12:30 | 3 heures 30 minutes
Heritage Changes the Local SocietiesIndustrial Heritage
Heritage changes the local societiesheritage and mobilityPost-colonial heritageGlobal vs local

Recent writing in heritage studies and related disciplines has highlighted the stories and histories of working class people as an overlooked and, at times, marginalized element of the collective heritage imaginary and authorized heritage discourses (Klubock and Fontes 2009; Shackel, Smith and Campbell 2011). The heritage of work has the potential to generate powerful and at times difficult engagements with places where the nature of employment, industry and life have changed as a result of d...