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    CILIP Local Studies Group Conference and AGM 

Engaging Communities: Local Studies in the 21st Century 
Monday 8 June 2009, 10.00am ? 4.00pm 
The National Archives, Kew
An exciting opportunity to share ideas, be inspired by case studies, and 
participate in practical workshops to explore new ways of engaging people 
with collections.  This conference will be relevant to all in local 
studies, archives and museums. 
Presentations will include:
Dr John Hunt, author of ?Local History in the Community: whose agenda?? 
giving a thought provoking overview of developments in the field of adult 
and community learning. 
Sue Mayo, author of ?Creativity, Heritage and having a good time?, sharing 
her experiences of intergenerational learning, including the Sutton House 
Over 55s project.
Jenny Kidd, author of ?Performance, Learning and Heritage?, facilitating a 
workshop based on a research project using interactive performance to 
engage people with collections 
Maureen Burns, winner of the 2008 McCulla award for excellence in local 
studies, showcasing a project aimed at bringing residents together to 
share their roots. 
Pam Riding and Linda Smith: sharing a case study using a wonderful local 
story to celebrate with the under 5s. 
Peter Daniel and Camilla Bergman: highlighting work with diverse 
communities using the story of Britain?s first black footballer. 
Tracey Williams: practical look at how to get your collections on ?You 
Tube?. 
Daphne Knott: exploring ?Archive Adventures?, practical activities for 
family learning
There will also be an opportunity to share in breakout groups and discuss 
what is happening in your area. 
Cost:  50 (60 for non-members) including lunch and optional tour of TNA 
For Programme and Booking Form please follow the link below
http://www.cilip.org.uk/specialinterestgroups/bysubject/localstudies/events
 

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