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How to... Access Heritage Collections (UG/PGT/PGR)

​​This short session will explain how to discover and access items from the University's unique and diverse Heritage Collections at the Centre for Research Collections (Main Library), New…

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Tour of Edinburgh Medical School

Medical student, Heen Shamaz, shows us around Edinburgh Medical School, taking in both the BioQuarter and central campus. Recorded summer 2022.

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How to Use the Centre for Research Collections

This session provides a practical introduction to the Centre for Research Collections, an access point for the University's Heritage Collections. The collections include rare books, archives,…

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William Burke takes a holiday

Short film following the transportation of the skeleton of William Burke from the University's Anatomical Museum to its temporary home in the National Museum of Scotland, as part of their new…

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Grounded Speculation: Feeling into Digital Ruins

Professor Tracy Ireland - Grounded Speculation: Feeling into Digital Ruins Abstract In heritage and archaeology 3D models and visualisations are often characterised as capturing…

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Reimagining Waste Landscapes Seminar Series #4: Ed Hollis - Narrating a wasted landscape

Narrating a Wasted Landscape: exploring architectural heritage in an industrial town in Bengal From the construction of India’s first coal mine in 1832, the district of Asansol in West Bengal…

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History of Art Seminar 26 January 2022

Prof. Fernando Domínguez Rubio (UC San Diego) The Unnatural Ecologies of Modern Art Abstract: A museum is not a collection of objects but a collection of slowly unfolding …

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History of Art Research Seminar 13 October 2021

Prof. Nizan Shaked (California State University, Long Beach) Museums and Wealth: the Politics of Contemporary Art Collections Abstract: Museums and Wealth: the Politics of Contemporary Art…

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GLAMs and Open Access: The Met Museum and the Smithsonian Institution as Case Studies

SpeakersKelly Doyle: Open Knowledge Coordinator, American Women's History Initiative, Smithsonian InstitutionAndrew Lih: Met Museum / Wikimedian at Large, Smithsonian InstitutionAbstractIn this…

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Welcome Week 2021 | Introduction to Musical Instrument Collection and St Cecilia's Hall

An introduction from Dr Jenny Nex, Curator of the Musical Instruments Collections, to St Cecilia's Hall.

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What does a conservator of instruments do? Why is conservation important and what are the challenges? Find out from Conservator Dr Jonathan Santa Maria Bouquet.

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Collecting is something many of us do, at all stages of life – but how does this work for the Musical Instrument Collection at St Cecilia's Hall?

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A Collection of Collections

Why do we collect musical instruments and how did our collection at St Cecilia's get started?

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Bonnie Prince Charlie and the Jacobites

Explore the story of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, and the cultural legacy of the Jacobite risings. View open resource here.

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10.3a A Sapi-Portuguese Salt Cellar

In this video, we consider an ivory salt cellar made in current-day Sierra Leone for a Portuguese audience.

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Museums and AI: Imagining the AI we want for museums

A CDCS Digital Cultural Heritage research cluster event. Museums are, by their very nature, data-centric institutions. AI technologies bring new opportunities and challenges to the collection and…

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