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UCL, Dept of Information Studies

Room G31, Foster Court

Malet Place

WC1E 6BT

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SMKE workshop at UCL

Social Media and the Museum

General theme: how Social Media is changing museum practice and visitor experience; how Social Media can be integrated into museum exhibitions and events.

A one day workshop with talks from a range of academic and non-academic social media experts, targeted at doctoral students and early career researchers. Workshop places are strictly limited and so early registration is necessary. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion as well as a hands on practical session.

Thursday 6th June
Room G31, Foster Court
UCL, Malet Place

09:30/45 Registration with coffee and biscuits

10:00 Welcome: Claire Ross (UCL)
10.10 Social Media in the Humanities: Claire Warwick (UCL):
10.40 Tweeting Moles? Social Media from the Grant Museum: Mark Carnall (Grant Museum)
11.10 Social media: worth the time for small museums?: Alex Smith (Islington Museum)
11.40 Informal discussion session

12.00 Lunch provided (and more informal discussion)

13:00 Collecting social media as a museum object: Laura Lannin & Ellie Miles (Museum of London)
13.30 Production/consumption - museum social media in use: Daniel Pett (British Museum):

14:00 The Digital Frontiers Exhibition at UCL Claire Ross (UCL)
15.00 Social Media Challenge (a hands on practical group activity)

17:00 Wine reception at the Grant Museum UCL

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UCL, Dept of Information Studies

Room G31, Foster Court

Malet Place

WC1E 6BT

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