I was invited to give a talk on ‘‘ for the School of Advanced Study, University of London ‘Social Scholar’ seminar series in October 2015.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 1-2 pm EDT, online via NITLE’s desktop videoconferencing platform
If you found this post useful, you might be interested in my book, Crowdsourcing Our Cultural Heritage.
I was invited to Taipei, Taiwan for the ‘eCulture & Open Cultural Data Forum’ by TELDAP (Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Programs), MCN Taiwan and Culturemondo Asia Pacific. Many thanks to my hosts and organisers for their hospitality, for the meetings they organised with various national museums and for the opportunity to discuss open cultural data with staff from Taiwanese museums, libraries and archives.
As well as my keynote on ‘Global communities and open cultural data: movements towards linked open data in libraries, archives and museums’, I lead a further day and a half of seminars with Shih-Chieh Ilya Li at the Academia Sinica, Taiwan on:
On October I was on a panel on the Digital Humanities at the Open University – my talk notes are blogged at Notes on current issues in Digital Humanities.
I co-authored a paper titled ‘Colloquium: Digital Technologies: Help or Hindrance for the Humanities?’ (with Elton Barker, Chris Bissell, Lorna Hardwick, Allan Jones and John Wolffe), published in the ‘Digital Futures Special Issue Arts and Humanities in HE’ edition of Arts and Humanities in Higher Education.
A presentation for the International Training Programme run by the British Museum for museum professionals from around the world. This is based on a presentation I prepared for OpenCulture 2011, but includes additional material on mobile phones/devices including the ‘Hidden Histories’ pilot.
A presentation on ‘Museum Games and UGC: Improving Collections Through Play’ for ‘UGC4GLAM – Joint Workshop on User-Generated Content for Galleries, Libraries, Archives & Museums‘, Vienna, Austria, May 16-17, 2011.
In December 2009 I was invited to Oslo to give a lecture on social media and museums, libraries and archives to the The Norwegian Archive, Library and Museum Authority (ABM-utvikling) . The Opportunities and Challenges slides are online and below.
Seminar: Exploring 20th Century London Project, September 25, 2006
Museum in Docklands, London
Ceramics and Glass Seminar, November 18, 2004
Mortimer Wheeler House, Museum of London