Visitor Studies symposium in Liverpool

Visitor Studies Group Autumn Event

Visitor Studies: Asking, observing and the ethics of it all

Merseyside Maritime Museum, Liverpool

Friday 15th October 2010 10.30am – 4.30pm

This one-day event will focus on the ethical issues and considerations surrounding the research of human subjects. If your audience research includes covert recording, unobtrusive observations, interviews with vulnerable adults and children or any aspect of research involving human participants then this event is for you.

Speakers and Workshop leaders:

• Dr Sue Spiers: Head of Research Programme Development at Liverpool John Moores University

• Andrew McIntyre: Director, Morris Hargreaves McIntyre

• Claire Benjamin: Head of Community Partnerships, National Museums Liverpool.

• Dr Eric Jensen: Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Warwick

• Sofie Davis: Senior Audience Researcher, The Science Museum.

Registration costs:

VSG Member £40 VSG Members Concession* £30

Non-Member £50 Non-Member Concession* £40

Including refreshments and lunch

* Concession = Full-time students, Unwaged or Retired

This event is designed to be a mixture of presentations and workshops. Please book early since numbers will be limited due to the inclusion of workshops in the programme.

See the VSG website for booking details


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