What makes interpretation effective?

Let me start with a disclaimer: I’m not actually going to tell you what makes interpretation effective.  Rather, I would like to propose that we rethink some of the measures we use for determining ‘effectiveness’. Take for example an article by Henker and Brown that was published in the Journal for Interpretation Research earlier this … Continue reading What makes interpretation effective?

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Sustaining Our Heritage – Paul Drury and English Heritage’s Conservation Principles

Two weeks ago I had the pleasure of hearing Paul Drury speak on ‘Sustaining Cultural Heritage Values in Changing Environments’ at University College London. Paul spent a great deal of time talking about the heritage values that people associate with sites.  These, he argued, should form the basis of any management decision about a site … Continue reading Sustaining Our Heritage – Paul Drury and English Heritage’s Conservation Principles