On 28 June 2015 Amalia Sabiescu from Coventry University will present the paper Online Maker Communities: Craft and Engagement with Cultural Heritage during the workshop Cultural Heritage Communities: Technologies and Challenges, at the 7th International Conference on Communities and Technologies, held in Limerick, Ireland.
The paper has been co-authored with Martin Woolley (Coventry University), Catherine Cummings (University of Exeter) and Janine Prins (WAAG Society). Drawing on research conducted throughout the past year in the frame of the RICHES project, the paper examines the emergence of online maker communities and their engagement with craft-related cultural heritage in online spaces. The paper aims to stimulate discussion around the impacts brought by the emergence of online communities on the way cultural heritage is preserved, communicated and circulated. It will be presented alongside other papers in the Cultural Heritage Communities workshop, which you can download from this page.
Conference webpage: http://comtech.community/