Monthly Archives: March 2010

Social Media as Contact Zone: Networked communities and art gallery communication

(diagram by Julian Hartley) Julian Hartley is a PhD student at the Centre for Museology, University of Manchester doing a practice-based PhD on the relation between people‚Äôs use of social/participatory media and the production of associations and meanings around content of the Whitworth Art Gallery (WAG). Julian aims to investigate the processes for producing social […]


On Thursday 18th March 2010 we are launching CHIMERA (Cultural Heritage, Identity and Memory Research Area). ‘We’ is Anthropology, Archaeology and Museology at the University of Manchester. CHIMERA aims to bring together researchers working on cultural heritage, memory and identity from different disciplinary areas of the University of Manchester and beyond to develop cross-disciplinary research […]