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'Touching the Untouchable' Workshop 2 - 22-23 September 2009

30 July 2009

 Posted on behalf of Adam Wainwright:

There are some places available at the second 'Touching the Untouchable' AHRC-EPSRC Science-Heritage Cluster workshop which will take place in Edinburgh on 22-23 September.


22 September:

Guided tour of the National Museum of Scotland (optional - times to be confirmed)

Registration and lunch (12-2pm)

Demonstrations of haptic technologies, including Ian's working demo (2-4pm)

Large Group Discussion: Outline the agenda, come up with viable, fundable themes (4-6pm)

Dinner (7pm onwards)

23 September:

Coffee and further demonstrations (9-10am)

Small Group Discussion sessions based on previous day's discussion (10-12am)

Collective discussion and planning meeting: what next for 'Touching the Untouchable'? (12am-1pm)

Lunch (1-2pm)

Informal discussion and networking (optional - 2-3pm)

This would also be an opportune moment to mention the website for this Cluster (, which has an increasing number of papers and resources based on the first workshop, and which now has a discussion board for those who wish to continue our conversations online.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Mark, Linda, Ian and Adam.

Dr Adam Wainwright
Administrative assistant, 'Touching the Untouchable' research cluster
Department of Archaeology
Laver Building, North Park Road, Exeter
Devon, UK