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Nature:Cultures: Heritage, Sustainability and Feminist Posthumanism
Stockholm University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, Archaeological Research Laboratory.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-6431-754X
2015 (English)In: Current Swedish Archaeology, ISSN 1102-7355, Vol. 23, 109-130 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper makes use of feminist posthumanism to outline how a range of heritage policies, practices and strategies, partly through their base in social constructivism have a clear anthropocentric focus. Not only do they risk downplaying materiality, but also a number of human and non-human others, driving a wedge between nature and culture. This may in turn be an obstacle for the use of heritage in sustainable development as it deals with range of naturalized others as if they have no agency and leaves the stage open for appropriation and exploitation.

This paper probes into what heritage could be in the wake of current climate and environmental challenges if approached differently. It explores how a selection of feminist posthumanisms challenge the distinction between nature:culture in a way that could shift the approach to sustainability in heritage making from a negative to an affirmative framing.

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2015. Vol. 23, 109-130 p.
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New materialism, Posthumanism, Nature:culture, Sustainability, Value of heritage, Environmental Humanities, Anthropocene, Landscape, Multi-species and Green heritage
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Archaeology
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Archaeology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-128921OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-128921DiVA: diva2:917831
Available from: 2016-04-07 Created: 2016-04-07 Last updated: 2017-04-24Bibliographically approved

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