Today is all about finalising material for our planned Tweetathon to celebrate UNESCO World Day of Audio Visual Heritage on Friday 27 October.
Over the course of the day we will be sending 24 tweets at half-hourly intervals, starting at 7.00am. Each tweet will carry the hashtag #Audiovisualheritage and will link to individual clips of fantastic audio material that can be listened to on the Study website.
The 2017 theme is Discover, Remember and Share and we’re excited to be part of this global celebration of sound and vision.
You can find out more about 2017 Word Day for Audiovisual Heritage by following this link:
As part of the EERC’s partnership with D&G Libraries and Archives, the EERC has contributed to the Let’s Talk Project run by Alison Burgess at the Ewart Library, Dumfries.
This project gathers together photographs, objects and sound clips in 20 themed packs which are used by community groups across the region in reminiscence sessions. This imaginative use of 200 clips from the over 350 interviews form the Dumfries and Galloway: A Regional Ethnology Study meets one of the main aims of the project – to give back to the people of D&G their own material. It is great to know that the work of the EERC is now being used to allow the people of D&G to talk freely and openly about their lives. It is also gratifying to know that those who make use of D&G Libraries and Archives ‘Let’s Talk’ project get an immense amount of enjoyment and fun out of it all. Continue reading