TAG2019-UCL has ended
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is delighted to host the 41st annual Theoretical Archaeology Group Conference in December 2019. Founded in 1937, the Institute is one of the largest centres for world archaeology, archaeological sciences and heritage & museum studies in the UK, situated in the heart of the capital.

Venue: UCL Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL
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Rodney Harrison

University College London
Professor of Heritage Studies
Rodney Harrison is Professor of Heritage Studies at the UCL Institute of Archaeology and AHRC Heritage Priority Area Leadership Fellow. He is Principal Investigator of the AHRC-funded Heritage Futures Research Programme; Director of the Heritage Futures Laboratory at UCL; Co-coordinator of the joint UCL-University of Gothenburg Centre for Critical Heritage Studies and leads the Work Package on “Theorizing heritage futures in Europe: heritage scenarios” as part of the EC funded Marie Sklodowska-Curie action [MSCA] Doctoral Training Network CHEurope: Critical Heritage Studies and the Future of Europe. He is the founding editor and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, and was a founding executive committee member of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies. He is the (co)author or (co)editor of 17 books and guest edited journal volumes and over 80 peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Several of these have been translated and appear in Chinese, Italian and Portuguese language versions. In addition to the AHRC his research has been funded by the Global Challenges Research Fund, British Academy, Wenner-Gren Foundation, Australian Research Council, Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies and the European Commission. He is currently working on three books-Deterritorializing the Future: Heritage in, of and after the Anthropocene (edited with Colin Sterling, OHP, 2020); Heritage Futures: Comparative Approaches to Natural and Cultural Heritage Practices (co-authored; UCL Press, 2020); and Inheriting the Anthropocene: Heritage in More-than-Human Worlds (co-authored with Colin Sterling, in preparation). In 2020 he will chair the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS) international biennial conference on “Futures”.