Grant Writing, Precarity and Invisible Labour

If you follow me on Twitter you might have seen some of my recent thoughts on grant dependency, percarity, and the impacts on long term planning.  Basically, I've been mulling over the implications of grant dependency on heritage labour and our professional communities.  These thoughts we in part inspired a conversation I had recently that … Continue reading Grant Writing, Precarity and Invisible Labour

Volunteers and Heritage Events

It's Gathering and and Conference planning season again.  For the third year in a row my work is planning a large Gathering and Conference for a summer long weekend.  This year's Gathering is occurring on the long weekend in August and I am substantially more involved in the planning and implementation of the Gathering.   … Continue reading Volunteers and Heritage Events

Action Planning

Today's #reverb10 prompt: Action. When it comes to aspirations, its not about ideas. It's about making ideas happen. What's your next step?When thinking about what career and heritage based actions I would like to take next year the first thing that comes to mind is planning. But, does planning count as action? It's an activity … Continue reading Action Planning