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International Projects

2019  Hosted visit to Ironbridge by delegation of 18 Norwegian heritage professionals from two World Heritage Sites near Oslo

2015  Invited to speak at an international seminar on World Heritage Sites in Lithuania

Vilnius University and the Lithuanian National Commission for Unesco invited me to be a keynote speaker at an international seminar ‘World Heritage Challenges in Lithuania: Revisiting Vilnius historic centre (1994) and Kernave Archaeological Site (2004)’.

2012 Study Visit to Sweden, Skansen and Uppsala with Group for Education in Museums Bursary

2011 Study Visit to Vastra Gotaland, Sweden, Gota Canal and Rorstrand Porcelain Factory.

2008 Invited to speak on Interpretive Planning to the International National Trusts Conference in Delhi. 


Various articles on case studies and principles for the management and public presentation of archaeological sites and involvement of local communities, published in books and periodicals in UK, Poland, Lithuania, New Zealand, Peru and USA.
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Invited to speak to the World Archaeological Congresses in Delhi and Cape Town on the public presentation of archaeological sites. She was also invited to speak to the Society for American Archaeology. The paper was published by the US national parks service in the George Wright Forum volume on archaeology and national parks.

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Consultant for UNESCO on the World Heritage Site nomination for Bagan, Myanmar.

Represented ICOMOS UK at UNESCO seminar on Industrial Heritage in Leipzig and delivered paper on the management and presentation of Industrial Heritage attractions.

Consultant on conservation, public access and presentation for Wadi Dana, Jordan for Royal Society of Nature Conservation. Link

Member of Council of Europe expert group which prepared discussion paper on interpretation centres for Eastern Europe.

Speaker at the 4th Global Congress on Heritage Interpretation International in Barcelona.

Visiting lecturer and consultant on management of cultural sites within the Sacred Valley, Peru, for CBC Centre for Andean Studies, Cusco. Download PDF

Visiting lecturer for MA course in Cultural Heritage at Fondacion Universitario Jose Ortega Y Gassett, Madrid.

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