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ms Kayte McSweeney

Object Journeys Partnership Manager
British Museum
Participe à 1 Session
Kayte has worked in the museum field for the last 9 years specialising mainly in audience research and evaluation, exhibition development, co-creation and community-led research initiatives. She worked as Senior Audience Advocate at the Science Museum London for almost 8 years before taking up a post in the Learning and National Partnerships team at the British Museum. She has conducted collaborative research projects under Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts and Humanities Research Council programmes. Kayte also chairs the UK based Visitor Studies Group a professional membership network dedicated to championing rigorous audience research and engagement in visitor studies. She has a Masters in Cultural Heritage Studies from University College London and a Masters in History from Trinity College Dublin

Sessions auxquelles ms Kayte McSweeney participe

Mardi 7 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 9:30 | 30 minutes

Sessions auxquelles ms Kayte McSweeney assiste

Vendredi 3 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
13:00
13:00 - 15:00 | 2 heures
Heritage as an Agent of Change (Epistemologies, Ontologies, Teaching)
17:00
17:00 - 19:30 | 2 heures 30 minutes
Festive Event

Samedi 4 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
9:00
9:00 - 10:00 | 1 heure
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

What if we changed our views on heritage? And if heritage has already changed? While, on the global scene, states maintain their leading role in the mobilization of social and territorial histories, on the local scale, regions, neighbourhoods and parishes have changed. Citizens and communities too: they latch on to heritage to express an unprecedented range of belongings that no law seems to be able to take measures to contain, often to the discontent of...

Lucie Morisset

Modérateur.rice
18:30
18:30 - 20:00 | 1 heure 30 minutes
Public event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

Most of what we experience as heritage emerges into conscious recognition through a complex mixture of political and ideological filters, including nationalism.  In these processes, through a variety of devices (museums, scholarly research, consumer reproduction, etc.), dualistic classifications articulate a powerful hierarchy of value and significance.  In particular, the tangible-intangible pair, given legitimacy by such international bodies as UNESCO, reproduces a selective ordering of cul...

Dimanche 5 Juin, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
14:00
14:00 - 15:30 | 1 heure 30 minutes
Co-Construction and Community Based HeritageHeritage Changes the Social OrderCitizenshipPublic event
Simultaneous translation - Traduction simultanée

"What does heritage change?" is a multifaceted  question to which the answer(s) are in primary respects related to real-life negotiations among different groups of citizens, cultures, races, ethnic groups, sexual identities, and social classes about received, official and/or widely accepted or accomodated intangible attributes, cultural traditions, historic monuments, buildings, and other transmitted or revived historical legacies. Heritage designated by and for whom, for what motivations, an...