IHBC’s ‘Belfast School’ Context now out: ‘Our shared heritage’, with thanks to all, including Main School Sponsor and HESPR member ‘Heritage Collective’

publication coverThe latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, reporting on the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School, Belfast – themed on ‘Our shared heritage’ and with reviews coordinated by Tom Copp – and including the usual plethora of updates, reviews and opinion, all highlighting the value added to the sector by our 2018 School, its supporters, friends and sponsors, including the School’s main sponsor ‘Heritage Collective’, a HESPR member.

IHBC writes:

While also carrying the usual regular features such as book reviews, reports from the IHBC Chair and Director and many more, articles also include ‘Sharing Belfast and beyond’ by Andrew McClelland, Chair of the Northern Ireland Branch and Branch lead on the School.

Other articles include notes on the Thursday tours:

  • Queen’s University Belfast and its historic environs, Tom Copp
  • Housing in historic buildings: the work of Hearth, Sarah Croft
  • Sacred spaces in central Belfast, David Bevan
  • Risky Belfast, Devon Decelles
  • Historic North Belfast: heritage-led regeneration, Rosemary Thornber and
  • Central Belfast: architectural influences, Claire Brady

Articles written on the Friday day school presentations include:

  • The Curfew Tower, Tom Copp
  • Communication and inclusion in the regulatory process,s Katherine Owen and Gavin Creech
  • Tools in the digital trade, Claire Brady
  • Heritage, communication and negotiation across communities, Chris Colville
  • Strategic financing, Roger Higgins
  • International negotiation strategies, Rosemary Thornber and Rory Lamb
  • Transforming professional engagement with communities, Clare Gayle
  • Transforming heritage care in Ireland, Alice Ullathorne
  • Titanic Experience, John Copping
  • Red Brick Belfast, Conor Sandford
  • Street Society, Penny McKnight

Articles written about the Saturday tours

  • Armagh, Roy Lewis
  • Ards Peninsula: Mediterranean influences at MountStewart and Portaferry, Rachel Purse
  • East Belfast: industrial maritime heritage, Jen Austin
  • Heritage-led regeneration in the north west: Heaney’s Homeplace and Derry-Londonderry, Sarah McNamee
  • West Belfast, Tom Parnell

Reading Context helps IHBC members develop their skills across all of the IHBC’s Areas of Competence, and so is a critical baseline in addressing priorities in Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

To access Context:

  • IHBC Members: See your postbox, if you don’t already have it by your desk or bed
  • Non-members: Go to the Context Archive
  • As ever, themed issues of Context also include more general conservation articles as well as news, book reviews and reports from IHBC’s officers.

If you have any suggestions for Context articles or other material contact Mike Taylor at: editorial@ihbc.org.uk

See information on Context’s future issues, and guidance for authors

Access the online archive and see the issue online

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