Caitlin DeSilvey is a cultural geographer whose research explores the cultural significance of material and environmental change, with a particular focus on heritage contexts. She is currently co-investigator on the Heritage Futures project, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council to explore the potential for innovation and creative exchange across a broad range of heritage and related fields. She was a 2016-17 fellow at the Centre for Advanced Study, Olso, as part of the After Discourse research group. Her recent publications include Anticipatory History (2011, with Simon Naylor and Colin Sackett), Visible Mending (2013, with Steven Bond and James R. Ryan) and Curated Decay: Heritage Beyond Saving (2017).
This lecture is coordinated with the Center for Cultural Landscapes Restoration Roundtable, held on Tuesday April 10 at 12pm at OpenGrounds.