Connected Communities Community Workshop – 23rd November, Swansea University

The community workshop will offer an opportunity to discuss  and further develop history projects and research as part of the Connected Communities Project. The event will enable engagement between local history and community groups, heritage professionals, academics, researchers and student volunteers.

The workshop will include useful and practical sessions in planning and conducting local history projects and research. To include sessions on:

  • Digitising photographic archives
  • Using archives services and materials
  • IT workshop on gathering research and presenting materials online
  • Recording and using oral history
  • Creating and gathering materials for digital stories

 Speakers will include Huw Bowen (History and Classics, Swansea University, The Hafod Regeneration Project – Cu@Swansea), Beth Thomas (St Fagans, National History Museum) and Kim Collis (West Glamorgan Archives Service.) Please follow the link to access the full workshop programme.

The event will take place in the SURF room which is located on the first floor of the main campus building Fulton House. When you enter the building the location of the event will be sign posted. Information on parking at the university can be found at the following link  http://www.swan.ac.uk/open-days/directions-and-parking/

To register for the event and reserve your place please contact Kate Spiller: ( k.spiller@swansea.ac.uk).

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