External events

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External events

E.g., 2018-04-22
Local/national conference 16 July 2011 - 20 July 2011
Linköping, Sweden

Museums form an important part of the cultural heritage of all European countries. As institutions, however, they have remained focused on the nation state for historical, political and often for financial reasons. However, many of the issues museums face today transcend national boundaries.

Local/national conference 5 July 2011 - 7 July 2011
Dusseldorf, Germany

The theme this year is the Visitor Experience and the vital role it plays in building and retaining audiences.

Local/national conference 16 November 2011 - 17 November 2011

This symposium is organised by the Science and Environment Communication Section (ECREA) in association with the Media Research Group, Faculty of Arts, University of Brighton.

Local/national conference 26 June 2011 - 28 June 2011
Doha, Qatar

Organizers have lined up workshops and seminars to take reporters deeper into their assignments, and help them frame the reporting of science globally and aid in storytelling with multimedia tools.

Local/national conference 21 September 2011 - 22 September 2011
Paris, France

Over 70 European policymakers and more than 60 science communicators gathered in Paris, France, to talk science communication policies for European cities and regions.

Local/national conference 25 May 2011 - 26 May 2011
Warsaw, Poland

Project Buffet: An open poster session

Are you part of a collaborative project you want to feature at the Ecsite Annual Conference? Propose it for the Project Buffet, an open poster session organized by Ecsite where 15 posters from collaborative, non-profit projects, will have the chance to present their work.

Local/national conference 1 December 2010 - 3 December 2010

The Directors’ Forum is an event for the directors of all Full Members of Ecsite to come together and tackle key questions in our field. Faced with an ever-changing society and economy, how do science centres and museums adapt to the challenges that these changes bring? Among the the Natural History Museum’s awe-inspiring 70 million specimens, we will look at the types of change that affect us, and the changes we make as an institution.

See the Directors’ Forum page for more details.

Local/national conference 18 November 2010 - 19 November 2010
Rotterdam, Netherlands

Ecsite presents discussion games on migration at the IDEA conference

The International Debate Education Association (IDEA) in cooperation with the Open Society Youth Initiative are organising a two-day conference on 19-20 November 2010 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Workshop 30 November 2010 - 2 December 2010
Vienna, Austria

FUND encourages collaborations and networks at local level to create democratic dialogue and engagement activities with science.

Local/national conference 2 November 2009 - 5 November 2009
Paris, France

“High Tech! High Touch!” What is the future of children museums? Are they going to turn into digital places or continue to give priority to traditional mediation?

From 3rd until 6th November 2009, la Cité des sciences et de l’industrie, in partnership with the European association of children’s museums Hands On! Europe, hosts the 7th International Conference of Hands On! Europe.


Digital Spokes magazine

Spokes is the monthly magazine of Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums. Hear the latest news from European science engagement, go further with in-depth features and make the most of the good reads, events and opportunities shared by Ecsite members.

Spokes magazine #40, April 2018

IN DEPTH: Lowering the tone: intellectual humility in science communication by A. Bandelli & W. Gajewski

LOOKOUT: Engaging with the refugee crisis: Revisited 

COLUMN: FP9: science engagement is an integral part of research and innovation by H. Münder

And also: news from Ecsite members, good reads, jobs, project updates...

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