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Exploring the importance of our heritage

16:40 19 January 2014

UCS is hosting a heritage research seminar on Wednesday January 22


Kate Clark from New South Wales Government, Australia, presents: ‘What matters and why - fun with heritage’

Kate Clark is a museum director and heritage manager, with a special interest in concepts of value and how they inform decision-making in heritage. She has worked in with Sydney Living Museums, the Heritage Lottery Fund, English Heritage and Ironbridge Gorge Museums, and has written about heritage policy, public value, significance, sustaining heritage and industrial archaeology, as well as museum practice.

Kate’s workshop will range widely across ideas about cultural heritage and its value to communities, the economy, environment and society, using techniques she has developed in working with community groups. It will touch on the recent museum branding work she has done with Sydney Living Museums.

It takes place on Wednesday January 22, from 4.30 pm to 6 pm at: W415, UCS Waterfront Building, Ipswich

This event is open to all UCS staff, students and visitors. To book your place please contact Julie Barber at or 01473 338181



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