Posts by Kiara King

STICK 2024 Conference & CfP

STICK is pleased to share our Call for Papers for our annual conference on Friday 11th October 2024. The theme of this conference will be Industrial Heritage Skills and it will be held at Discovery Point home to the world famous RRS Discovery. It is evident that now, more than ever, industrial heritage skills are at risk and it’s only by having these conversations now can we do something about skills retention before they are entirely lost. Earlier this year Historic Environment Scotland launched the Skills Investment Plan in collaboration with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) and sector stakeholders such as
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STICK 2024 AGM and Spring Event

On Friday 3rd May, STICK will host its 2024 AGM and Spring Event with two talks about Maritime Heritage Skills from representatives involved in the HMS Unicorn and RSS Discovery ships. Our speakers and their talk titles are: “HMS Unicorn: Past practice and Future challenges” Matthew Moran, Director, HMS Unicorn Museum and Development “Lost skills and Forgotten Materials: RRS Discovery” Jim Mitchell, Industrial Heritage Consulting Ltd The event will also include the STICK AGM and papers relating to this will be circulated to members ahead of proceedings. If you would like to join STICK you can find out more and
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STICK Conference 2023: Industry on Film

The Scottish Transport and Industry Collections Knowledge Network (STICK) annual conference was held on Friday 27th October 2023 online. This followed on from the themed conferences STICK held in 2020 and 2021 on Art and Industry and Photography and Industry. Speakers included: The Making of The Big Mill (1963), Justin Parkes, North Lanarkshire CouncilYou Don’t See it Anymore, Tracey Fearnehough & Holger Mohaupt, Room 8 StudioThe Use of Moving Image in Recording Industrial Subjects, Miriam McDonald, Historic Environment ScotlandRevisiting Nuclear Film: Factual, Fictional and the In-Between, Gair Dunlop, University of DundeeOpencast Broadcast: Resurfacing Other Coal Stories, María A. Vélez-Serna, University
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