Date(s) - 20/03/2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
In partnership with Human Remains Subject Specialist Network
Trainers: Jelena Bekvalac and Margaret Clegg
Suitable for: those with no experience of working with human remains, including collections and learning staff and volunteers
The seminar will cover major issues, such as documentation, access, ethics, the law, display and conservation. Delegates will be supported by the Human Remains Subject Specialist Network members, who are trained in all aspects of the care of human remains from curation to the legal and ethical requirements of holding these remains.
By the end of the workshop, delegates will:
- Have an understanding of legal and ethical issues surrounding human remains
- Feel more confident in curating human remains
- Have explored different real life scenarios that can occur in any museum
- Have an understanding of best practice in caring for human remains
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.