Rodney Harrison

Rodney Harrison is Professor of Heritage Studies at the UCL Institute of Archaeology. He is Principal Investigator for a large international research project called Heritage Futures, which takes a comparative approach to understanding different forms of natural and cultural heritage conservation as future-making practices. His research most heavily influenced the Afterlives-Extinctions section of the exhibition. Professor Harrison has provided a number of objects for the exhibition, including seed pouches from the Svalbard Global Seed Vault which stores seed samples from world’s crop collection for future generations.