I had the privilege to present at the ACHS 2020 (Association of Critical Heritage Studies) virtual conference on 28 August. Since this conference and their programme was limited by a paywall, I’d like to share here the panel I participated in and the abstract for my presentation. The panel was titled “Approaching Institutions and the … Continue reading From takeover to debacle: An analysis of the Nympghate network using Twitter data
I had the pleasure of organizing the Ethics of Using Digital Media in Arts and Humanities Research Conference and to welcome delegates from various institutions at the University of Manchester on 22 February 2019. Below are the slides from my presentation, with captions. For more information about the conference, please visit https://digitalheritageresearch.wordpress.com/conference-2019/ This presentation stems … Continue reading #digheritage19 — Presentation Slides with Captions
On October 19th 2018 I had the pleasure of attending the MCG Museums+Tech 2018 conference, hosted by the National Gallery in London. More specifically, I had the opportunity to attend as a volunteer with the responsibility of RTing delegates and participants’ Twitter comments. I soon found myself quite busy as the audience was really engaged, … Continue reading Technological Rhythms and Organisational Flows
VICKI DOBBS BECK Step Inside Our Stories: The Power Of Immersive Storytelling Disruptive technologies are new forms of communication / connection. There is no one way of experiencing the narrative, it changes with you. Story matters — it propels action and triggers emotion, it gives us a sense of fulfillment. Collaboration magnifies, we can do … Continue reading quotes and paraphrases from Museums and the Web 2018
I had the privilege to present at Museums and the Web in Vancouver, Canada on April 20, 2018. The following are the slides I used during the presentation, each slide is followed by a caption that captures what I said (or at least meant to say) that morning. If you want to want more … Continue reading Museums and the Web 2018 – Presentation Slides with Captions
In the last few days a few articles have caught my eye not only because they touch on themes I explore in my thesis, but also because I feel they all dance around the same issues. These articles are: Shunning Your Customers on Social? How the internet is reshaping World Heritage and our experience of it … Continue reading what role do people play in ascribing and maintaining the role, value, and purpose of museums?
Social media has slowly, but surely, crept into our daily lives. We like, comment, and share posts with such regularity that these activities have become almost mundane. Whilst it can be easy to brush off social media as ‘simply’ marketing and communication tools, the power these networked technologies enable should not be ignored. Museums have … Continue reading what is #nymphgate and how will it impact the Manchester Art Gallery?
A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege to attend MCNx in London, where I sat absorbing ideas that ranged from how big projects can be stacked and cut like a cake, to how to add and use TripAdvisor data to understand museum’s visitors, and to how an integrated approach (of skills, knowledge, and … Continue reading who owns social media posts?
I consider myself as an active participant on Twitter, I often tweet about my research or articles/conversations that I think are relevant to my academic interests. My participation is both a procrastination leisure activity and a professional activity, inevitably both these activities coincide and I am left with an ethical conundrum. Should I contribute to … Continue reading to contribute or not to contribute?
Somehow you’ve stumbled onto my blog. Welcome! This space is my attempt to digest my PhD journey, from things I read and hear, to ideas that need mulling. My thesis is titled ‘Co-branding the Museum: Museum Social Media Identity and Audience Perception‘. In it I am looking at how museum brands are constructed on social … Continue reading hello!