UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage


Considering heritage in climate action

25 February 2021, 5:30 pm–6:30 pm

Photo shows St Mark's Square in Venice during a flood

Join us for a virtual guest lecture from Historic England presented by Senior Policy Adviser for Climate Change Hana Morel.

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UCL Institute for Sustainable Heritage

About this lecture

In this presentation, we explore how heritage studies can contribute to the climate discussion as it can provide critical tools for action to address these challenges. We know that the climate crisis will affect every aspect of our lives, with its impacts already being felt. This webinar aims to empower heritage professionals to use their skills and knowledge to support climate action. We will explore the nuances of addressing heritage studies within climate research, the wider interrelationships of resilience, adaptation and mitigation, and heritage gaps in our understanding of the climate crisis. Heritage studies can provide key insights, as both methodological approaches as well as applicable insights, to a more just and managed transformation.

Virtual event details

This virtual lecture will consist of a 45 minute presentation from Hana Morel, followed by a 15 minute Q&A chaired by Dr Josep Grau-Bove.