Ebrington Walk and Talk

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On 22 August 2018, Andrew McClelland will lead a walk and talk through the Ebrington regeneration site in Derry~Londonderry, one of a number of REINVENT Project events taking place during Heritage Week 2018. The walk will focus upon the changes taking place on the site and the use of the walking interview as a method for investigating […]

“Here be dragons!”

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On 21 August 2018, Andrew McClelland and Daragh McDonough (Donegal County Council) will give a double-talk at Donegal County Museum as part of Heritage Week 2018. The talks will focus on how online mapping can improve participation in place-making and prospectively deliver better outcomes for local areas. Specifically, the speakers will discuss #MyValuedPlaces, an online map-based survey […]

Heritage Week 2018 Twitter talk

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On 20 August 2018, Andrew McClelland will give a Twitter talk as part of the Irish National Heritage Week. The talk will illustrate and illuminate the potential of participatory online mapping to capture public perceptions of place in the cross-border cultural landscape of North West Ireland, presenting the key findings from #MyValuedPlaces, a digital map-based public survey undertaken […]

‘Making a hashtag of it’

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On 6 October 2017, Andrew McClelland took part in The Institute of Conservation’s (ICON) first ever Twitter Conference, #IconTC, which included over 60 ‘speakers’ from around the world focused on a diversity of conservation-related topics. Andrew’s presentation, ‘Making a hashtag of it: #MyValuedPlaces and digital public participation in North West Ireland’, reflected on the emerging […]

European Heritage Open Days 2017 Twitter Talk

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On Saturday 9th September as part of European Heritage Open Days in Northern Ireland, Andrew McClelland gave a Twitter talk about the #MyValuedPlaces exercise, an online map-based survey of the public’s valued places in the cross-border cultural landscape of North West Ireland. In addition to discussing the growing importance of digital public participation, the talk illuminated ongoing […]