FINAL REMINDER for AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium – EOI Call

Please note the deadline for proposals is next Monday 30th November




Dear Colleagues,

I would like to invite EOI’s for contributions to the


3rd AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium


Date: January 14-15th  2016

Venue: University of Lincoln, Lincoln, UK

The AHRC funded Heritage Network  provides a forum and support for both academics and community partners working on Connected Communities and Digital Transformation Heritage Projects.

Our last symposium held in Sheffield was a great success with over 60 delegates sharing the results and experiences of their AHRC and HLF funded projects. Details of last year’s event can be found at

The symposium is aimed at university researchers, community groups, creative professionals as well as cultural organisations focussing on Heritage. The symposium will be a great opportunity to share outcomes and discuss experiences from a wide variety of Heritage related research projects. This year contributions in the form of presentations, workshops, panel sessions, posters and performances are invited on the following themes:


  • Heritage project legacies
  • Future funding opportunities
  • Overseas community heritage research
  • Co-design and co-production methodologies and processes
  • Digital heritage technologies such as virtual and augmented reality
  • Geo-location and mobile technologies
  • Community roles and relationships
  • Museum and heritage centre closures
  • Sustainability and new business models
  • Project impact case studies
  • Evaluation and measurement methodologies
  • Research resources – availability and requirements
  • Research ethics
  • Design for heritage and museums
  • Performance and media research outcomes


Contributions related to other heritage research themes are also welcome


The symposium is free, food will be provided and successful contributors will be able to claim travel and accommodation expenses. Previously published but relevant work is welcome however for new work, following the symposium, contributors will be invited to submit papers for peer review and inclusion in an edited volume.

An outline of your proposed contribution of up to a maximum of 250 words should be sent to and CC’d to
This should include the  time required (typically 20 mins for presentation and 50 mins for workshops etc) and any resources required.


Deadline for submission of abstracts is November 30th 2015

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions


Nick Higgett       

AHRC Connected Communities Heritage Network

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