Workshop on Engaging Communities through Museum and Heritage in Pakistan

OFFICE OF RESEARCH

KINNAIRD COLLEGE FOR WOMEN, PAKISTAN

IN COLLABORATION WITH

ICOM-PAKISTAN AND ICOM-ICME COOPERATION

PRESENTS

WORKSHOP/SHORT COURSE

 ON

ENGAGING COMMUNITIES THROUGH MUSEUM AND HERITAGE IN PAKISTAN

Tuesday 24 April – Saturday 28 April 2018

INTRODUCTION

Museums and heritage sites around the world can play a key role in developing local economies through tourism while strengthening pride in cultural heritage and identity. This 5-day course will be delivered in one block of 5 days. It will focus on the specific needs of the university students and educators at museums and heritage sites in Pakistan. The course will proceed through dialogue and participatory methods. Dr. Golding of the School of Museum Studies in Leicester, UK, and Chair of ICOM ICME is exceptionally well qualified to deliver this course in Pakistan, as the School of Museum Studies’ international academic research was rated exceptional (2008 RAE; REF 2014). International partnerships have proven effective in nations around the world including Hong Kong (2016), Japan (2004-2015), Sweden (2002-2010), Iraq (2012-2015), Russia (2013), Vietnam (2014) and Qatar (2013-2017). Sylvia Wackernagel, Museum Learning and Outreach Officer from Germany as well as Secretary of ICME, will be her perfect training session partner.

WORKSHOP/SHORT COURSE DESCRIPTION

This Workshop Will Draw on Best Contemporary Practice Regarding the Educational Role of Museums and Heritage Sites around the World, to Develop Educational Provision in Pakistan.  There will be a Particular Focus on Learning through the Exploration of Identities within Local Communities, Rural and Urban, Citizens and Tourists. Overall Course will consider How to Develop a Rich Learning Environment in the Museums with Creative and Inclusive Programmes

OBJECTIVES

Key aims for participants include:

  • developing an understanding of how Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan can develop its educational role and its significance in the cultural heritage sector
  • introducing diverse educational methods that are appropriate for diverse audiences and learning styles at Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan as well as a range of international museums and heritage sites
  • outlining theories of learning from objects and heritage sites that may be applicable to Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan
  • exploring opportunities to put learning into practice for example through creative activities such as developing educational resources for Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan
  • practicing self-directed learning strategies to help develop professional, academic and personal knowledge and skills in Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan

LEARNING OUTCOMES

The learning outcomes are for participants to develop a critical awareness of

  • key principles relating to the engagement and education of diverse communities at Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan and international museums and heritage sites
  • ethical issues involving engagement and the development of sustainable relationships with diverse communities at Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan and in the wider world
  • the diversity of audiences at Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan as well as international museums and heritage sites
  • the complexity concerning issues of identity, across and within different cultures Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan
  • working effectively and sensitively with diverse audiences Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan and internationally
  • examining key sources and developing resources relevant for Museums and Heritage Sites in Pakistan and internationally

 

WHO TO ATTEND Students and Faculty Members from Different Disciplines; Researchers and Professionals from Government Bodies Dealing with Museums
NO OF SEATS AVAILABLE

60

WORKSHOP DATES Tuesday 24 April – Saturday 28 April 2018
REGISTRATION CHARGES
STUDENTS/ FACULTY RS. 10,000/-
PROFESSIONALS RS. 13,000/-
REGISTRATION DEADLINE

11th APRIL 2018

ACCOUNT DETAILS Account title: K.C General Fund

Account number: BPUN 0280 0900 1009 0002 (4 Digits for Branch Code-3 Digits for Account Type (SSA)-10 Digits for Number)

Bank Name: Bank of Punjab

Branch Code: 0028

Branch Name: Temple Road Branch, Lahore

HOW TO REGISTER Please confirm your participation in the workshop by sending us the filled registration form available at http://www.kinnaird.edu.pk/news-and-events/ and also the proof of payment at director.research@kinnaird.edu.pk on or before 11th April 2018.
CONTACT US director.research@kinnaird.edu.pk

ghazala.yaqub@kinnaird.edu.pk

Tel: 92 42 99203781-84 (ext 265)

Downloads

Workshop Brochure

Registration Form

 

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