Applying Scots to Social Media

For our April event we were joined by Ashley Douglas, a multilingual writer and translator specialising in the Scots language and LGBT+ history. Ashley chatted to the group about the importance of Scots in Scottish heritage and offered her tips for how you can begin to apply it to your social media content. What is […]

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Using Social Media to Help with Fundraising | December SHSMG Event

For our final event of 2021, we’ll be hearing from Kenneth McElroy (@kennymcelroy1), Director at the Caithness Broch Project (@TheBrochProject) and Education & Volunteer Officer at Kilmartin Museum (@kilmartinmuseum). Kenneth will be talking about how he’s used social media to promote and run large online crowdfunders and smaller creative fundraising projects for organisations in the […]

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Addressing Climate Change Through Social Media | October SHSMG Event

For our October event and ahead of COP26, we’ll be hearing from Hannah Genders Boyd (@HGendersBoyd), a climate heritage researcher, archaeologist and former Historic Environment Scotland Climate Change Intern. Hannah will be talking to the group about the climate crisis and how people in the heritage sector can use social media to inspire action, whether […]

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Developing Anti-Racist Messages and Approaches for Museums

The Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums (ESSM) project, sponsored by the Scottish Government, launched in 2020 to explore how the story of Scotland’s involvement in the British Empire, colonialism, and transatlantic slavery should be told using museum collections and spaces. In May 2021, Rosie King and Sheila Asante from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) talked to […]

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Developing Anti-Racist Messaging & Approaches for Museums | May SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

For our May event, we’ll be hearing from Rosie King and Sheila Asante from Museums Galleries Scotland (MGS) (@MuseumsGalScot). The Empire, Slavery & Scotland’s Museums (ESSM) project, sponsored by the Scottish Government, was launched last year to explore how the story of Scotland’s involvement in the British Empire, colonialism, and transatlantic slavery should be told using museum collections […]

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