Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

2014

Conference: Museums and Innovation, Zagreb
Date: 14-16 October 2014
Convenors: Viv Golding (SMS) as ICME President
Partners: International Council of Museums (ICME)
Url: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/images/news-item-images/icme-2014-flyer

2013

Conference: Perspectives from ‘Other’ Cultures Translating Cultures
Date: 2013
Convenors: Joan Anim-Addo and Viv Golding (SMS)
Partners: Goldsmiths College
Url: http://www.gold.ac.uk/media/PerspectivesConference%20Handbook2013.pdf

Conference: Making Military Histories in Museums
Date: 2013
Convenors: Dr Sheila Watson and Dr Alastair Massie of the NAM
Partners: National Army Museum
Url: http://www.nam.ac.uk/whats-on/academic-conferences/making-military-history-museums

Conference: The Museum Experience: Thinking and Feeling
Year: 2013
Convenors:  Dr Sheila Watson and Christiaan Kuypers of Ralph Appelbaum Associates, New York
Partners: The Centre for Historical Culture: Erasmus University Rotterdam, funded by the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research
Url: http://www.tangiblepasts.eu/

Conference: ‘The Shape of Things: new and emerging technology-enabled models of participation through visitor-generated content’
Date: 2013
Convenor: Giasemi Vavoula (SMS) and Jenny Kidd
URL: http://isayevents.wordpress.com/shapeofthings/

AHRC networking Workshop: Developing a Research Network to Advance 21st-Century Museum Ethics in Theory and Practice
WORKSHOP 1: November 2011 - Redefining museum ethics/Social engagement as an ethics agenda, School of Museum Studies
WORKSHOP 2 Feb 2012 - The transformative potential of transparency, Manchester Museum WORKSHOP 3 May 2012 - Shared guardianship of museum collections, Collections Trust, London
WORKSHOP 4 Oct 2012 - The challenges of canonicity, Victoria and Albert Museum, London WORKSHOP 5 Feb 2013 - Museum sustainability/New models of ethical practice, National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Convenors: Janet Marstine (SMS) and Jocelyn Dodd (RCMG)
Partners: Museums Association; Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Leeds
Url: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/rcmg/projects/developing-a-research-network-to-advance-21st-century-museum-ethics-in-theory-and-practice

Conference sessions: ‘Museums (memory + creativity = social change)’; ‘Focus on Collecting:  Contemporary Collecting and Reinterpreting (Older) Collections’; and , ‘Curators, Collections, Collaboration: Towards a Global Ethics’
Date: 2013
Convenors: Annette Fromm, Viv Golding (SMS), Léontine Meijer-van Mensch, Sue Hanna, Renée Kistemaker
Associations: At the ICOM Tri-annual Conference, in partnership with COMCOL, ICR, ICMAH
Url: http://icme.icom.museum/index.php?id=145

Conference session: ‘Shared Guardianship of Collections’
Date: 2013
Convenors: Janet Marstine (SMS) and Jocelyn Dodd (RCMG)
Associations: at the American Alliance of Museums Conference
Partners: Museums Association; Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Leeds
Url: http://www.aam-us.org/docs/annual-meeting/fnl2013_merged_program_v2.pdf

Seminar: ‘The Mindful Museum’
Year: 2013
Convenor: Jocelyn Dodd ( RCMG) 
Partners: Bob Janes, The University of Calgary
Url: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/rcmg

Workshop: ‘It’s my content 2.0’
Date: 2013
Convenor: Giasemi Vavoula (SMS) and Jenny Kidd
Partners: University of Cardiff
URL: http://isayevents.wordpress.com/event-2-its-my-content-2-0/

2012

Conference: National Museums in a Changing Europe
Date: 2012
Convenor: Simon Knell (SMS)
Associations: EuNaMus
Url: http://www.eunamus.eu/Firstpage/budapest_program_webb.pdf

Conference: Museum 2012: The Socially Purposeful Museum
Year: 2012
Convenor: Jocelyn Dodd, Richard Sandell, Yung-Neng Lin
Partners: National Museum of History, Taipei, National Museums Liverpool and The National Taipei University of Education (NTUE)
Url: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museum-2012/museum-2012

Conference: “Other” Cultures Within: Beyond the Naming of Things
Date: 2012
Convenors: Victoria Arana, Joan Anim-Addo and Viv Golding (SMS)
Partners: Kluge Centre, Library of Congress, Washington DC
Urlhttp://www.loc.gov/today/cyberlc/feature_wdesc.php?rec=5543

Conference: 'Material Identities: Representing our National and European Selves in National Museums and Beyond'
Date: 2012
Convenor: Simon Knell (SMS)
Association: EuNaMus
Url: http://www.eunamus.eu/firstpage/programmeathens.pdf

Symposium: Disruptive Difference: Transnational Craft Dialogues
Year: 2012
Partners: New Walk Museum and Art Gallery and The Shape of Things
Convenors: Janet Marstine (SMS), Ruth Hecht, Kathy Fawcett
Url and pdfhttp://www.theshapeofthings.org.uk/

Conference session: ‘Commodifying Culture? Cultural Villages and Living Museums’
Date: 2012
Convenors: Annette Fromm, Viv Golding (SMS), Jeremy Sylvester
Associations: At the ICME Conference organised by ICOM National Committee for Namibia and the Museums Association of Namibia. The National Museum of Namibia, National Heritage Council of Namibia and UNESCO
Url: http://icme.icom.museum/index.php?id=118

Conference session: ‘Ethics for the 21st-Century Museum’
Date: 2012
Convenors: Janet Marstine (SMS) and Jocelyn Dodd (RCMG)
Associations: At the Museums Association conference.
Partners: Museums Association; Inter-Disciplinary Ethics Applied Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Leeds
Url: http://www.museumsassociation.org/museums-journal/news/09112012-ethical-dilemnas

2011

Conference: Museum 2011
Date: 2011
Partners: National Taipei University of Education, National Museum of History Taiwan, Council for Cultural Affairs, Taiwan.
Convenor: Suzanne MacLeod

2010

Conference: Narrative Space
Year: 2010
Partners: The University of Nottingham, Haley Sharpe Design and Click Netherfield
Convenor: Suzanne MacLeod (SMS) Jonathan Hale and Laura Hanks (University of Nottingham)

Conference: From the Margins to the Core? - An international conference exploring the shifting roles and increasing significance of diversity and equality in contemporary museum and heritage policy and practice
Date: 2010
Convenors: Richard Sandell (SMS) and Eithne Nightingale (V&A)
Partners: V&A
Url: http://www.vam.ac.uk/content/articles/f/from-the-margins-to-the-core-2010-conference/

Conference: ‘Museums Imagining A Community of Communities Through Multisensory Engagement’
Date: 2010
Convenor: Viv Golding (SMS)
Associations: At the American Association of Museums (AAM), Museums Without Borders, Conference
Partners: Lonnie Bunch (Smithsonian, African American History, Art and Culture), Joseph Gonzales (Fleischer Art Memorial) and Annette Fromm (Frost Art Museum, Florida University)

2009

Conference: Museums and Communities: Embedded Approaches to Collaboration, Partnerships and Participation
Date: 2009
Convenors: Viv Golding (SMS) and Wayne Modest (Tropenmuseum)
Partners: Wayne Modest and The Horniman Museum
Url: groups.yahoo.com/group/icme/message/240

2008

Conference:  Rethinking Disability Representation
Year: 2008
Convenor: Jocelyn Dodd (RCMG) and Richard Sandell (RCMG)
Url: http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/rcmg/projects/rethinking-disability-representation-1

Conference: Material Worlds: A conference in honour of Professor Sue Pearce
Year: 2008
Convenor: Sandra Dudley (SMS)

Pre-conference workshop: ‘Evaluating Mobile Learning:  Approaches, Methods and Tools’ Date: 2008
Associations: mLearn 2008 conference, Wolverhampton, UK
Convenor: Giasemi Vavoula (SMS) and Agnes Kukulska-Hulme (The Open University)
Url: https://www2.le.ac.uk/Members/gv18/downloads/mlearn08-evaluating-mobile-learning-workshop

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