Institute of Archaeology


Reimagining Heritage for the Climate Emergency

18 March 2024

Rodney Harrison (UCL Institute of Archaeology), has been invited to deliver a keynote lecture at the Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUC) de Chile in Santiago, Chile.

Global Seed Vault, Svalbard

Rodney Harrison will deliver the keynote lecture for the inauguration of the academic year on behalf of the Faculty of Architecture, Design, and Urban Studies at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago, Chile on 20 March. His lecture is titled 'Reimagining Heritage for the Climate Emergency'. 

The inauguration ceremony is a significant annual event that brings together the academic community of the university. It features keynote addresses by distinguished experts to inspire students, researchers, and faculty members. 

Rodney’s visit is an initiative of the PUC’s Centro de Patrimonio, with support from the Faculty of Architecture, Design and Urban Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences and Faculty of History, Geography and Political Science, and financed by the UC Vice-Rector for Research. 

Rodney will also participate in a range of other activities and lectures with staff and students focussing on issues in heritage teaching and research during his visit. 

Rodney is currently part of a collaboration of 10 academic and cultural sector organisation partners in 6 countries who have won funding to research cultural heritage and climate change in the context of green transitions. Read more about the PITCH project.

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