Speakers announced for Heritage Show + Tell 12 June 2014

Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators.  Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, students and academics.

The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by Leeds Museums and Galleries on Thursday 12 June 2014. Join us for an optional tour of Leeds City Museum at 4pm, followed by Heritage Show + Tell from 5pm to 7pm.

4.00-5.00pm Tour of Leeds City Museum

5.00-7.00pm Heritage Show + Tell at the Museum

We have eight three-minute presentations followed by lots of opportunity to meet and mingle over a glass of wine.  Speakers include:

Carys Wilkins (School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies, University of Leeds), Designing an immersive experience: David Bowie at the V&A

Alison Cullingford (Special Collections, University of Bradford), The Man from (New) Atlantis: the Mitrinovic Project at the University of Bradford

Pat Hadley (York Museums Trust), From a basement box to 72 thousand views: getting the Middleham Hoard on Wikipedia

Ian Fraser (Leeds Museums and Galleries), Britain’s got brains: understand the journey, plot the course

Daniel Mutibwa and Fiona Philip (Institute of Communications Studies, University of Leeds),Pararchive: Open Access Community Storytelling and the Digital Archive

Laura King (Arts Engaged, University of Leeds), Risk and Childbirth: Exploring Controversy in the Thackray Medical Museum

Megan Clement (Archaeological Services WYAS), Access to Archaeology: Disability and Community Archaeology

Victoria Hoyle (School of History, University of York), Building a ‘Gateway to History’: Communities and Archives in York

If you’d like to come to the Heritage Show + Tell event, register with Helen Graham, ccsmghinfo@leeds.ac.uk  Please indicate if you would also like to book a place on the tour.

Heritage Show + Tell is funded through the University of Leeds Cultural and Creative Industries Exchange and co-hosted by Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage and the Centre for Collaborative Heritage Research.  It is organised in partnership with Leeds Museums and Galleries.

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