Back to the Future: Arts in a Digital Age
The Back to the Future series seeks to examine the impact of the digital age on key aspects of the Arts in the past, present and future. Through four events, we will focus on museum and gallery curatorial practice, archives, the wider heritage industry, and the study of history.
Contributors include the Digital Director of The National Archives at Kew; the Head of Library Collections at the Society of Antiquaries of London; the Professor of Palaeography at Cambridge; the Head of Collections Care at the Tate; a museums specialist from Glasgow University; the Director of the Sainsbury Centre, and specialists from Norwich Castle and UEA.
MAY - JUNE 2022
FREE TO ATTEND | OPEN TO ALL
Each event will take place in the Norwich Castle Town Close Auditorium from 6.30-8pm (Doors 6.15pm) and will be followed by a complimentary drink reception.
Please note that you will be required to register with the UEA Store to confirm your booking.
Once confirmed, your name will be added to a guest list. There will be no printed tickets for this event - simply give your name to the event staff on arrival.
*Please note, the internal lift at Norwich Castle is now working and there is wheelchair access to the first floor.
We are happy to accommodate any special access requirements - please email email@example.com
10 May 2022 | The Challenges and Opportunities of Curating in a Digital Age
Pip Laurenson, Head of Collection Care Research, Tate, and Professor of Art, Collection and Care at the University of Maastricht
Sarah Cook, Professor of Museum Studies, University of Glasgow
Dr Jago Cooper, Director of the Sainsbury Centre, UEA
24 May 2022 - The Challenges and Opportunities of Archiving in a Digital Age
John Sheridan, Digital Director, The National Archives, Kew
Justine Mann, Archivist for the British Archive for Contemporary Writing, UEA
Sean Kelley, Archive Education Technologist, East Anglian Film Archive, UEA
31 May 2022 - The Future of Heritage in a Digital Age
Dunia Garcia-Ontiveros, Head of Library and Museum Collections at Society of Antiquaries of London
Dr Tim Pestell, Senior Curator of Archaeology at Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery
Dr Lorna Richardson, Lecturer in Digital Humanities, UEA
7 June 2022 - How to Study the Past in a Digital Age
T.G. Otte, Professor of Diplomatic History, UEA
Teresa Webber, Professor of Palaeography, University of Cambridge and Fellow of Trinity College Cambridge
Emma Griffin, Professor of Modern British History, UEA and President of the Royal Historical Society