Archaeologists & the Digital: Towards Strategies of Engagement

Start: May 16, 2011 10:00 AM
End: May 16, 2011 05:00 PM

Location: Room 612, Institute of Archaeology

Archaeologists & the Digital: Towards Strategies of Engagement

The Centre for Audio-Visual Study and Practice in Archaeology (CASPAR) and the Archaeology and Communication Research Network are hosting a one-day workshop at the Institute on 16 May.

Workshop - Archaeologists & the Digital: Towards Strategies of Engagement

Monday 16 May 2011 | 10.00-17.00
Room 612 |
UCL Institute of Archaeology

10.00-13.00: Morning Sessions

Session 1

Chair: Don Henson (Director, CASPAR)

  • Introduction - Don Henson (CASPAR)
  • Smart Phones & Site Interpretation: The Street Museum Application - Meriel Jeater (Museum of London)
  • Social Media as Marketing Tools at the British Museum - Lena Zimmer (British Museum)
  • Mobile Learning: Connecting Pupils, Curriculum and Informal Learning Environments - Theano Moussouri (UCL)
Session 2

Chair: Chiara Bonacchi (UCL)

  • The Nature of Archaeological Communities & Spatial Data Online - Andy Bevan (UCL)
  • Twitter & Archaeology Online - Lorna Richardson (UCL)
  • Wessex Archaeology on the Web - Tom Goskar (Wessex Archaeology)

14.00-17.00: Afternoon Sessions

Session 3

Chair: Tim Schadla-Hall (UCL)

  • Blogs & Wikipedia: New Frontiers for Archaeological Research?  - Amara Thornton (UCL)
  • Open Access & Open Data  - Brian Hole (UCL)
  • Strategy Games & Engagement Strategies - Andrew Gardner (UCL)
  • Archaeological TV Channels Online: an Assessment of Potential - Chiara Bonacchi (UCL), Charles Furneaux (Kaboom Film and Television), Dan Pett (British Museum)
Discussion & Next Steps

Chair: Dan Pett (British Museum)

The workshop is sponsored by the Heritage Studies Section at the Institute and will be followed by a Reception.

Due to limited space, participants are asked to register online here»

The workshop programme is also available to download here»

Please direct any enquiries about the event to Chiara Bonacchi or Tim Schadla-Hall.

Update: Reviews of the event