Free Talk : An Introduction to Climate Change Impacts and Implications for Built Heritage Thurs 20th May, 12.30pm

Registration is now open for our free talk on the subject of climate change and its impact on built heritage.

This will be the first in our series of heritage and conservation talks and will be delivered online via Microsoft Teams on Thursday 20th May at 12.30pm. All talks and forthcoming workshops are free of charge, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. A link to a live recording of the talk will be available at a later date via the projects dedicated YouTube channel

In this talk, Cathy Daly from Lincoln University will outline the potential impacts of climate change for built heritage and discuss some of the approaches that can be taken by the sector to increase resilience. This talk will be a broad brush introduction to the topic but particiipants will also be provided with a list of useful links to resources which they can use to pursue further information on specific issues. The talk will last around 1 hour including time for questions at the end.

How to join:

To book a free place please email adding “Climate Change Talk” as your title. You will then be added to the list of participants.

You will be sent joining instructions via email close to the date of the talk. Please note you will be contacted by the organisers from the University of Lincoln so keep checking your inbox and junk folder. (By registering in this way you are consenting to your email address being shared with the University of Lincoln only)

About the speaker:

Cathy Daly is a senior lecturer in conservation of cultural heritage within Lincoln University School of History & Heritage and has a background in archaeology and museum objects conservation. She first became interested in the impacts of Climate Change on heritage in 2007 while undertaking her MA in World Heritage and has been researching it since then, including for her PhD in 2013. In 2019 Cathy was lead author and researcher for the Irish government’s sectoral adaptation plan for built and archaeological heritage which is part of Ireland’s Climate Change NAP (National Adaptaptation Plan). She is a bureau member of the International Working Group on Climate Change of ICOMOS (International Council on Monuments and Sites) and represents the University of Lincoln on the Climate Heritage Network (of which UoL is a founding member).

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