Associate Professor Christina Fredengren at the Department of Archaeology and Classical Studies, has conducted interdisciplinary research on subjects relating to the concept, combining methods of humanistic and natural sciences. In her practice she has investigated how encounters with deep time materialities may act and shape our engagement in issues concerning the climate, the environment, heritage and intergenerational care.
The idea that humans are ephemeral compared to the workings of nature isn’t as persuasive as it once was.
“The ore is homesick. It is eager to leave the mints and turning wheels that offer it a life to meagre from coffers and from factories. It would flow back into the veins to gaping mountains whence it came, that close upon it one again. “
Experience a history of the Earth like never before with the award-winning Deep Time Walk. Designed using appropriate technology, the Deep Time Walk calculates your speed and distance as you journey across 4.6bn years of time, enabling you to learn about key evolutionary events as they occur and comprehend the destructive impact of humans on the Earth’s complex climate.