Speakers will include members of the MicroPasts team*, Stuart Dunn (King’s College London), Meghan Ferriter (Smithsonian Institution Transcription Centre), Daniel Lombraña González (Crowdcrafting and Pybossa), Helen Miles (Aberystwyth University), Andrew Wilson and Katharina Moeller (Bangor University).
The conference will be held on 31 March 2015, at the Royal Geographic Society, in London. If you would like to attend, please register here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1332714<http://micropasts.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6101bbd4a2bdc44bdc8a72e6c&id=9142d1f8e7&e=37b9494f0f> .
MicroPasts (micropasts.org) is a collaboration between the UCL Institute of Archaeology and the British Museum, funded by the UK Arts and Humanities Research Council (2013-2015). The project has leveraged web-based technologies to foster collaborations between researchers based in higher education and heritage institutions and members of the public to study the human past. Together, we have been creating new open archaeological data via crowdsourcing (crowdsourced.micropasts.org), discussing their value and micro-financing community archaeology and community history projects (crowdfunded.micropasts.org).