Below are links and references for a selection of blog posts, presentations and publications:
Blog post: Scotland–Norway Knowledge Exchange: The Social Values of Heritage – reflections on my Saltire Emerging Researcher Exchange to the University of Oslo, Norway (April – June 2022).
Blog post: Linking Theory and Practice: Archaeology and ‘deep cities’ at the Nordic Theoretical Archaeology Group conference, May 2022 (Oslo, Norway) – Ana Pastor Pérez (The University of Barcelona) and Elizabeth Robson (The University of Stirling). Developed for the Deep Cities programme.
Magazine article: ‘Exploring the Multiple Values Associated with the Historic Places’ p28-29 in the Nov/Dec 2021 (20th anniversary) issue of History Scotland. This article introduced my research and the Social Value Toolkit and featured the Kinneil House and Estate case study.
Blog post: Bringing social values into the prioritisation of heritage sites: a question of resilience? – Elizabeth Robson and Qian Gao (both University of Stirling). Developed as part of the Learning from Loss programme, which I participated in during my PhD. Learning from Loss explored transformation of the historic environment in the face of climate change and asking questions about significance, prioritisation, and the processes of change and loss. For more details, see here.
All the Case Study Reports related to the Wresting with Social Value PhD research and my Academic Thesis (currently embargoed pending further publications, but available upon request) are accessible via the University of Stirling’s Online Research Repository: STORRE. Search for ‘Elizabeth Robson’.
All the blog posts related to my PhD research are also available here.
Flash presentation: The Social Values of Heritage
This ‘three-minute thesis’ style flash presentation, designed to explain my research to a general audience, was recorded in October 2022. It was shortlisted in the Culture, Creativity and Inclusive Society category at the Saltire Scheme Final Awards.
Conference Presentation: Whose Heritage Counts? Understanding and evidencing the social value of the historic environment
This presentation was delivered in July 2021 as part of the Council for British Archaeology’s Festival of Archaeology. During the main presentation (c. 35 mins), I share my PhD project findings, with more detailed discussion of the Kinneil House and Estate case study, and introduce the then-recently launched toolkit for practitioners. The presentation is followed by a discussion with attendees.