Symposium 2015

2nd Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium

The 2nd Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium was held on 16th January 2015 at the Humanities Research Institute, University of Sheffield, Sheffield.


  Friday’s Symposium was a great success with over 60 people attending.

You can now view the presentations online by clicking on the title links below.

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Schedule for the day:

8.50        Registration opens  – coffee and tea

9.10        Welcome and Introduction Nick Higgett, DMU and Bob Johnston, University of Sheffield

9.15        The Connected Communities Media Collection Tamar Millen, Community Media Association Communities Media Collection website:

9.35        Research for Community Heritage – generating legacies from Cambridge Community Heritage Carenza Lewis, Univesity of Cambridge  Abstract: Research for Community Heritage – Dr Carenza Lewis

9.55        How lessons learnt from Public Engagement may ensure that First World War community  research projects are not “all over by Christmas” Professor Maggie Andrews, University of Worcester, Jenni Waugh, Consulting Ltd. Abstract: Jenni Waugh_Maggie Andrews – Proposal_ Connected Communities Symposium   Video

10.15     How do people in Derbyshire value culture, and how can these forms of value be conceptualised?  Martin Simmons, University of Sheffield. Abstract: Martin Simmons Abstract

10.35     Festivals, heritage, boundaries?  How differing interpretations of heritage impact on community connections at cultural festivals Nikki Black, Newcastle University. Abstract: Abstract – Niki Black   Video

10.55     What is Transmitting Musical Heritage: co-production in action Fay Hield, Kate Pahl, and other team members. Abstract: Co-producing Musical Heritage. Video: Transmitting Musical Heritage: Ensemble   Symposium Presentation   Symposium Live Performance

11.15     Q&A followed by Refreshments

11.30     Prototyping Heritage: Collections, Materials and Emerging Approaches to Engagement Gabriella Arrigoni, Tom Schofield, John Bowers. Abstract: Heritage Abstract – G Arrigoni   Video

11.50     Digital Affective Histories – Glossop App Steffan Davies, DMU – TBC   Video

12.10     POWKist: Visualising Cultural Heritage Linked Datasets Alison Kay, Gemma Webster, David Beel & Hai Nguyen University of Aberdeen and the iSchool at Northumbria University. Abstract: POWKist – 2ndConnectedCommunitiesHeritageNetworkSymposium   Video

12.30     Co-Creating Heritage: building community assets & enterprise
Dr Fiona Hackney, University of Falmouth and Rachel West, Soho House Museum. Abstract: Heritage Network Abstract – Fiona Hackney   Video

12.50     The ACCORD Project (Archaeology- Community Co-Design and Co-production of Research Data): Reflections on Co-production of 3D heritage assets Mhairi Maxwell (ACCORD RA, Digital Design Studio, GSA), Stuart Jeffrey (ACCORD PI, Digital Design Studio, GSA), Alex Hale (ACCORD Co-I, RCAHMS) Sian Jones (ACCORD Co-I, the University of Manchester), Cara Jones (ACCORD partner, Archaeology Scotland). Abstract: ACCORD Project_CCN_HS_AbstractSubmission   Video

1.10        Q&A followed by Lunch and Networking

2.30        Heritage Legacies Workshop Jo Vergunst,  University of Aberdeen. Abstract: Jo Vergunst – Heritage Network Workshop   Video

3.10        How should decisions about heritage be made? Plural Voice, Diverse Tactics Workshop Helen Graham, University of Leeds. Abstract: Helen Graham Abstract   Video

3.50        Refreshments

4.00        Future of the Connected Communities Heritage Network Nick Higgett   Video

4.20        Heritage Legacies – Digital Building Heritage Review  Jenny Wilkinson, DMU  Video

4.40        George Africanus – From Slavery to Freedom and Citizenship  Dr Susanne Seymour and Fanta Manneh George Africanus website:   Video

5.00        Close and drinks



Connected Communities Heritage Network Symposium December 2013

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