This research is being conducted by Elizabeth (Liz) Robson, Research Postgraduate, University of Stirling (e.m.robson@stir.ac.uk; Twitter @lizmrobson). See profile below.

The members of the wider project team/supervisory panel are:

Primary University of Stirling Supervisor: Siân Jones, Professor of Environmental History and Heritage (Email: sian.jones@stir.ac.uk; Twitter: @Blinkymax). See profile here.

Primary Historic Environment Scotland Supervisor: Judith Anderson, Cultural Significance Advisor

University of Stirling Co-supervisor: Peter Matthews, Senior Lecturer in Social Policy (Twitter: @urbaneprofessor). See profile here.

Historic Environment Scotland Co-supervisor: Karen Robertson, Senior Research Manager

 

Researcher profile: Elizabeth (Liz) Robson

Liz Robson

Liz has been interested in history and heritage issues all her life. She studied for a BA in History (University of Exeter), before going on to an MA in Environment, Development and Policy (University of Sussex). After spending 15 years working for international organisations promoting human rights and citizen participation, Liz returned to UK and was awarded an MRes in Social Anthropology in 2016 (University of Aberdeen). Themes explored in her previous research include how social values, such as identity, are reflected in environmental management processes.

She is a member of the International  Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) and the Association of Critical Heritage Studies (ACHS).

Liz is also part of the Centre for Environment, Heritage and Policy at the University of Stirling, as are Professor Siân Jones and Dr Peter Matthews.

Conference Papers:

Co-authored Paper, Siân Jones and Elizabeth Robson: Multiple methods and diverse objects: challenges in the creation of a social value ‘toolkit’ for heritage management and conservation. Presented as part of Session 101: Toolkits Across Borders: Assembling Methods Futures at the Association of Critical Heritage Studies IV Biennial Conference, Hangzhou, China. Dates: 1-5 September 2018.

Paper: ‘Indigenous space’ in Arctic development discourse: A case study of the Gwich’in Nation and the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska USA. Presented as part of Session 18.4: Indigenous Communities and Extractive Industries in the Arctic – Processes of Domination and Co-existence at the ninth International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences, Umea, Sweden. Dates: 8-12 June 2017.