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Two Movements, Intertwined?

By John H. Sprinkle Jr. The Pocantico Center Preservation Fellowship, now in its fifth year, is funded by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This two-week residential fellowship provides preservation professionals with the opportunity to reside in...

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Preparing for the Future: A Quick Summary of PastForward 2018

"What is in our jurisdiction, and what is not? When do we choose to act, and what do we choose to ignore?” —Terry Tempest Williams, Culture-Nature TrustLive "Climate change is, at its core, a story about losing the places and cultures that make us who we are. America’s tangible and intangible...

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PastForward Preview: Milton Chen, Senior Fellow and Executive Director Emeritus of The George Lucas Educational Foundation

Dr. Milton Chen , senior fellow and executive director emeritus at The George Lucas Educational Foundation and chair of the education committee of the National Park System Advisory Board , understands the deep connections between place, story, and the preservation of cultural heritage. In his...

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Talking World Heritage in Granada

Editor's note: For more on Brian Turner's presentation in Grenada r ead his previous post , in which he discusses intangible heritage preserved through the San Francisco Legacy Business Program. The 2018 International Conference on Heritage and Sustainable Development had global...

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Blog Series: America's Eroding Edges

The edges of our country are eroding. From Alaska to Louisiana, centuries of culture, tangible history, and dynamic communities are being battered by stronger storms and sea level rise—raising difficult questions about adaptation, relocation, and what it means to be an American experiencing...

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Forum Journal Seeking Articles About Intangible Heritage

The Preservation Leadership Forum is soliciting article submissions for a forthcoming Forum Journal issue dedicated to intangible heritage. In our effort to represent all the histories that comprise the full American story, preservationists are learning how much of what we need to save is...

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Cultural Heritage at the Living Heritage Symposium

Editor’s note: Preservation Leadership Forum is a sponsor of the livestreaming at the City of San Antonio’s Living Heritage Symposium , September 6–7. The symposium will gather cultural heritage experts—from policymakers to activists—who are working to develop best practices for the...

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PastForward Reading List: Intangible Heritage

Editor’s note: As in years past, Preservation Leadership Forum is presenting a series of reading lists based on the major themes planned for PastForward 2018: intangible heritage, culture-nature, and resilience. Our amazing summer interns, Amy Guay and Abigail Bashor, helped us pull together...

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Using Music to Lift Cliveden’s “Liberty To Go To See”

Filmed and produced by Shannon Lawrence In 2014 David Young, then the executive director of Cliveden , wrote about a new play that explored the life of the enslaved and free people that had once lived at this Germantown Avenue home in Philadelphia. Developed by the staff of the ...

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