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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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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 reality—as…

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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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Conservation

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

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

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PGHC11506 Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Week 8 The infinitive

Video by Dr Zsuzsanna Vegh for Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Introduction: Week 8

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PGHC11506 Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs: Week 1

Video by Dr Zsuzsanna Vegh for Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphs Introduction: Week 1

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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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