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The project has produced a number of publications and members of the team have given presentations at a wide range of different events.


Brigham L, Brigham R, Graham H, Hoyle V. 2020. Archive utopias: linking collaborative histories to local democracy. In: Popple S; Prescott A; Mutibwa D (eds.) Communities, Archives and New Collaborative Practices. Policy Press.

Graham H. 2019. Breaking out of the museum core: Conservation as participatory ontology and systemic action inquiry. In: O'Neill M; Hooper G (eds.) Connecting Museums. Routledge Research in Museum Studies. Abingdon, Oxon, UK: Routledge, pp. 80-94.

Brookfield K, Callaghan D, Graham H, Fair J, Roberts J, Rowley P. 2019. Do-it-yourself heritage: heritage as a process (designing for the Stoke ‘Ping’). In: Graham H; Vergunst J (eds.) Heritage as Community Research: Legacies of Co-production. Connected Communities. Bristol, UK: Policy Press, pp. 149-170

Bashforth M, Benson M, Boon T, Brigham L, Brigham R, Brookfield K, Brown P, Callaghan D, Calvin J-P, Courtney R, Cremin K, Furness P, Graham H, Hale A, Hodgkiss P, Lawson J, Madgin R, Manners P, Robinson D, Stanley J, Swan M, Timothy J, Turner R. 2017. Socialising heritage/socialising legacy. In: Facer K; Pahl K (eds.) Valuing the impact of collaborative research: Theory, methods and tools. Bristol, UK: Policy Press

Brigham R, Brigham L, Brown P, Graham HC. 2016. Living with History in York: Increasing participation from where you are. In: Chitty G (eds.) Heritage, Conservation and Communities : Engagement, participation and capacity building. Heritage, Culture and Identity. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, pp. 143-162

Graham HC. 2016. The ‘co’ in co-production: Museums, community participation and Science and Technology Studies. Science Museum Group Journal. 5
DOI: 10.15180/160502, Repository URL:

Graham HC. 2015. Local Character. RSA Journal. 2015(3), pp. 40-41

Graham HC. 2015. Where the Heritage Index points: Life, damn local life and statistics. RSA blog.

Graham HC. 2015. Legitimate expertise: how decisions are made. Context: The Institute of Historic Building Conservation. 142, pp. 15-17

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(2015) How should heritage decisions be made?: Increasing participation from where you are.

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(2015) 'How should heritage decisions be made?' Connected Communities report.

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(2015) York: What has heritage ever done for us?



Arts and Humanities Research Council Connected Communities Festival July 2014. Video of the workshop available.