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AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium Proceedings 2016

AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium Proceedings 2016

 

Based on the AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium held at University of Lincoln on January 14th-15th 2016

Chief Editor: Nick Higgett, Associate Professor Digital Design

De Montfort University

Assisstant Editor: Nuntamon Kutalad, De Montfort University

Review Committee: Nick Higgett, De Montfort University

Dr Emily Baines, De Montfort University

Dr Philip Riden, University of Nottingham

 

Published by the Connected Communities Heritage Network
www
.hertitagenetwork.dmu.ac.uk

Email: Nick Higgett at nph@dmu.ac.uk

Please download the proceedings from the Lincoln Symposium here.

AHRC CC Heritage Network Symposium Proceedings 2015

Based on the AHRC CC Heritage Network Symposium held at the HRI, University of Sheffield, on January 16th 2015, the Connected Communities Heritage Network has now published the AHRC CC Heritage Network Symposium Proceedings 2015 paper.

The document incorporates research on the following topics:

  • Prototyping Heritage: Collections, Materials and Emerging Approaches to Engagement, by Arrigoni G et al;
  • Knowledge, Impact and Legacy in Community Heritage Research Projects, by Lewis C;
  • Heritage Legacies: Digital Building Heritage Review, by Wilkinson J et al.

 

The AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium Proceedings 2015 could be downloaded here.

The paper is also available at http://www.heritagenetwork.dmu.ac.uk/portfolio/, together with a number of other useful heritage related resources and documents.

Nottingham Slave Trade Legacies Project

For the past two years or so, Dr Susanne Seymour has been working with a local community group under the Nottingham Slave Trade Legacies initiative. A key element of this work has been to make links to the transatlantic slave trade more visible in heritage sites.

 

One strand has been funded through the AHRC Global Cotton Connections project (https://globalcottonconnections.wordpress.com/), but the community group also secured its own Heritage Lottery Fund grant. This small project – Slave Trade Legacies: The Colour of Money (https://slavetradelegacies.wordpress.com/projects/the-colour-of-money/), has now been selected as a finalist in the National Lottery Heritage awards. The winner (from the 7 shortlisted finalists) is decided by public vote.

The press release below gives more information on the project and Susanne’s connection with it: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/news/pressreleases/2016/july/give-your-vote-to-nottingham-slave-trade-legacies-project.aspx

If you do feel able to support the project by voting here’s a quick link to the relevant National Lottery webpage: http://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/project/slave-trade-legacies-colour-money

 

Please do consider voting and sharing this link by 20 July deadline.