Call for 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 http://www.heritagenetwork.dmu.ac.uk/  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 http://www.heritagenetwork.dmu.ac.uk/symposium

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
nph@dmu.ac.uk and CC’d to heritagenetwork@dmu.ac.uk
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