Empathetic Social Media | November SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

For our November event, we’ll be hearing from Erin Burke, Communications and Events Officer, and Laura Paton, Digital Content Officer, from the Scottish Civic Trust (@scotcivictrust). The Trust’s mission is to celebrate Scotland’s built environment, take action for its improvement and empower its communities. One of their most popular events is Scotland’s Doors Open Days […]

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#DougieDraws – Creating Content in Lockdown | September SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

In March 2020, communications teams in museums across Scotland were compelled to quickly adapt their scheduled digital content in response to a countrywide lockdown. Unable to continue promoting their exhibitions and events, the marketing and communications team at Culture Perth and Kinross recognised the need for a steady stream of content to keep Perth Museum […]

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Social Media and Decolonising Scottish Heritage | July SHSMG Event (ONLINE)

In the movement to decolonise Scottish heritage, where does social media fit in? For our July event, Aayushi Gupta and Jeanne Coppens from Ourchives, an Edinburgh-based anti-colonial grassroots project, will discuss how Scotland’s museums, archives and historic properties can use their digital platforms to inquire into the origins and representation of their collections.

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The Battle for Social Media Content | June SHSMG Event

For our June event, we’ll be hearing from Dr Callum Watson (@vivstan211240), who is known for his educational anniversary posts and the ability to relate anything back to his blog. He also works as a Battle Coordinator at the Battle of Bannockburn Visitor Centre (@BattleofBannock), where they promote their 3D immersive experience on social media with an emphasis on user-generated content.

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