Come Together: Collaboration between archive services and Higher Education

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Where: Venues and dates across England and Wales (see below)
Cost: Free (funded)
Audience: Archive staff, academics, and higher education staff considering, or working on, cross-sector collaborations and partnerships. The workshops are open to academics from all disciplines.

In 2018, The National Archives and History UK worked together to refresh the “Guide to Collaboration between the archive and Higher Education sectors”.

Following a successful pilot workshop to introduce the guidance and support networking between archive staff and academics, The National Archives, History UK, and Museums, Archives and Libraries: Wales (MALD) are now collaborating to offer a regional workshop programme across England and Wales.

Remaining dates and venues

Bristol; University of Bristol - Thursday 4th April
Leeds; University of Leeds - Thursday 13th June
Colchester; University of Essex - June (exact date TBC)
Birmingham; University of Birmingham - Thursday 27th June

Workshop content

This one day workshop will introduce the refreshed guidance, highlighting key areas of change. It will also explore practical ways to identify, develop and sustain cross-sector collaborations.

10.30-11.00 Registration and refreshments

11.00 - 12:45 Morning session to include the background to the 2015 and 2018 versions of the guidance, a case study, and group exercises on the challenges and benefits of working in collaboation

12:45 - 1.30 Lunch (provided)

1.30 - 4.00 Afternoon session to include the collaborative lifecycle, identifying organisational and project priorities, understanding the measurement of impact / Outputs and outcomes (REF, TEF, KEF), conclusions and next steps.

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