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Lize-Marié van der Watt and Kati Lindström on Tourism and Heritage in Antarctica

Polar Geography has just released an article from the Creating Cultural Heritage in Antarctica Project (CHAQ) with both Kati Lindström and Lize-Marié van der Watt, the project’s PI, as co-authors. The article “Tourism and heritage in Antarctica: exploring cultural, natural and subliminal experiences” explores the inseparability of natural and cultural features in the tourist appreciation … Continue reading “Lize-Marié van der Watt and Kati Lindström on Tourism and Heritage in Antarctica”

Connections at the End of the World

Author: Lize-Marié van der Watt About a decade ago, a handful of humanities and social science scholars joined an international conference to commemorate 50 years since the signing of the Antarctic Treaty. They were part of an Action Group (est. 2006) within the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR), delivering papers to a small audience … Continue reading “Connections at the End of the World”

Sustainable communities and heritage politics beyond nature-culture divide – funding from Formas

Formas granted the divisions Kati Lindström funding for the project Sustainable communities and heritage politics beyond nature-culture divide: Heritage development as a strategy against depopulation in Japan. The project will start next year and run until the end of year 2020. The aim is to analyse the use of heritage development as a possible strategy against depopulation, … Continue reading “Sustainable communities and heritage politics beyond nature-culture divide – funding from Formas”