A public history project which began in 2020, Reimagning Lincolnshire aims to bring to light hidden and neglected stories from Lincolnshire, focusing particularly on:
1. People of colour
2. Objects of empire
3. Unheard women’s/gendered voices
The project involves teachers, researchers, heritage professionals, and organisations from across the county of Lincolnshire.
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A number of projects are underway beneath the Reimagining Lincolnshire umbrella. These include:
Wikipedia editing workshop: subject librarians Oonagh Monaghan and Hope Williard aim to design and facilitate workshops on Wikipedia and Wikidata to ensure that project findings are available to all
And more! For the latest updates, make sure to follow Reimagining Lincolnshire on Twitter.
The project is led by Heather Hughes, Professor of Cultural Heritage Studies at the University of Lincoln. Her research focuses on tourism and heritage. She leads the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive project and her staff profile can be viewed here.
Dr Victoria Araj is the project's postdoctoral researcher and public engagement associate. Her staff profile can be viewed here.
Dr Araj and Professor Hughes coordinator a network of Lincolnshire heritage professionals and organisations who are involved in shaping the project's goals and outputs. If you are interested in learning more or becoming involved, please contact them at their university email addresses, or follow the project on social media.