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SHCG Conference 2014

Thursday 26th June, 2014 to Friday 27th June, 2014

Deep Impact- demonstrating the value of social history collections
Riverside Museum, Glasgow and National Mining Museum Scotland, Newtowngrange



Highlights include:

  • Keynote and discussion panel on embedding community engagement led by Glasgow Life Director of Policy and Research Mark O’Neill
  • Keynote from Dr Dave O’Brien, City University London on the value of culture
  • ‘Coal Not Dole ‘-  Jemma Conway revealing the impact of the miners strike through partnership working at Experience Barnsley
  • ‘Bristol at Home’- Helen McConnell will share how MShed in Bristol have used social media to widen the impact of its social history collections
  • Maria Erskine from Nottingham City Museums and Galleries on their novel use of social history collections to reduce rates of smoking in the city


Opt in Workshops and interactive sessions
An optional tour of Tenement House, Glasgow

The full programme can be found here

Get a 10% discount on the Full Conference Fee AND the Day Fee if you book before 30 April 2014. The booking form can be downloaded below.

We are also offering one free place to a delegate who has never attended an SHCG event before. Find out more and download the application form here

Why SHCG Annual Conference is for you:

Explore innovative projects influencing how we can embed the social justice work generated by social history curators into core practice.

Gain advice and tips on ways to measure and demonstrate the value of social history collections in working with communities.

Develop your skills and be inspired on new ways to interpret social history collections

Network, connect and share ideas with colleagues from across the UK

To book your place, download the booking form below

SHCG 2014 Booking form