Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network Day: Working with the public

This full-day event, hosted by the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network, will combine creative and collaborative activities and discussions with stimulating presentations on a range of topics focusing on working with the public in research and cultural heritage engagement contexts.

Issues discussed will include sustainable online communities; crowdsourcing; co-production; and Wikipedia and public engagement. All Network members are invited – and new members are welcome to join the network at any time – contact jen.ross@ed.ac.uk .

The talks for the day are:

Sustainability of online projects: a view from Historic Environment Scotland – Lesley Ferguson, Head of Archives and Engagement, Historic Environment Scotland

Participants, Communities, Audiences and Publics: Co-production and designing for varied contributions – Helen Graham, Associate Professor of In/Tangible Heritage and Director of Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage, University of Leeds

Cò bhios an sàs ma-thà? Scottish Gaelic and Public Engagement – Susan Ross, Gaelic Wikipedian in Residence, National Library of Scotland

Crowdsourcing for Research Purposes – Victoria Van Hyning, Humanities Principal Investigator of Zooniverse, Oxford University

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Hosted by the Digital Cultural Heritage Research Network, with thanks to  College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Digital Scholarship programme and the Knowledge Exchange Office for their support.

Date of Event 
21 Apr 2017
Event Leader 
Jen Ross
Location 
Moray House School of Education
Research Area 
Digital Cultures
Event type 
Conference