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Prof. Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels

Assistant Professor
University of Maryland, Department of Anthropology, United States
Participe à 2 sessions
Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Maryland, with expertise in cultural heritage, environmental anthropology, political anthropology, and international development. Her work examines the rise of heritage management in the transnational sphere, to highlight the mobilization of cultural heritage for international development, human rights, democracy building, and global climate change mitigation and adaptation. She is co-editor of Heritage Keywords: Rhetoric and Redescription in Cultural Heritage (2015, University Press of Colorado) and Making Roman Places: Past and Present (2012, JRA Supplement Series). Lafrenz Samuels’ work has been supported by the American Council of Learned Societies, the American Institute of Maghrib Studies, the US-Norway Fulbright Foundation, and the National Science Foundation. She received her PhD in Anthropology from Stanford University.

Sessions auxquelles Prof. Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels participe

Lundi 6 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00 - 15:00 | 6 heures
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)Activists and Experts
Heritage as an agent of changeEpistemologiesOntologiesTeaching

The field of heritage has emerged as a key site of reflection. Influenced by shifts in the academy (e.g., post-colonial, post-structural and feminist theories), heritage scholars are bringing increased attention to the deployment of heritage as both a conceptual category and a contested field of power and discourse. Nevertheless, significant challenges remain in communicating what comprises the theoretical and methodological toolkit of heritage studies. Scholars are still mapping out the nuan...

Sessions auxquelles Prof. Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels assiste

Dimanche 5 Juin, 2016

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

Lundi 6 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
15:30 - 17:00 | 1 heure 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Le patrimoine fait aujourd’hui l’objet d’attentions autant que d’agressions et de destructions. Cela peut s’expliquer par les difficultés de son identification ou de sa conservation. Cela peut plus profondément s’expliquer parce que, dès le départ, il célébre un événement ou conserve une mémoire qui peut être ou devenir une source de dissenssions et de conflits politiques. Enfin, sa reconnaissance suscite des gains économiques pour les uns mais des pertes pour les autres. Mais peut-être...