Family Trees and Family Photographs

26th November, 14.00-16.00 and 17.30 – 19.30 27th November, 14.00-16.00 and 17.30 – 19.30 Location: National Science and Media Museum, Insight (lower ground floor) Book your free tickets for either drop-in slot via Eventbrite. We all love looking at family photographs, we create, keep and share family stories across time and distances. In this workshop…

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Heritage Show + Tell – Bradford Edition (13th November)

Heritage Show + Tell is a chance for people passionate about heritage in Yorkshire to come together and share their work, get feedback on ideas and meet new collaborators. Everyone welcome: community heritage groups, freelancers, museum professionals, students and academics. The next Heritage Show + Tell will be hosted by National Science and Media Museum…

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Power, Purpose and Practices: Insatiable debates about community engagement and participation in museums by Helen Graham

This is part of a series of blogs exploring participation and community engagement. You can read about the Science Museum Group’s approach and future blogs will draw out the specific research agenda relating to participation and community engagement for the Bradford’s National Museum research project. The literature on participation and community engagement in museums can…

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‘Participation’ at the Science Museum Group – By Christopher Whitby and Lauren Souter, Science Museum Group

The term ‘participation’ is widely used in museums across the world but has significantly different meanings in different contexts: ‘participation’ can sometimes be used simply to refer to attendance, the act of visiting a museum or leaving responses to questions posed by the institution. Meanwhile, terms like ‘co-production’, ‘co-creation’ and ‘co-curation’ describe two-way collaboration between…

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Bradford’s Translocal Connections: Changing Technologies, Media Representations, Staying in Touch – Seán McLoughlin

Like any city or district Bradford comprises the sum of the lives of its individual citizens and the households, streets, neighbourhoods and institutions in which they dwell. However, given its longstanding associations with imperial trade and international migration, Bradford also provides a world-class example of the ongoing significance of local to local – or “translocal”…

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