Language and Landscape: Using British Sign Language in Historic Story Telling

Dr Ellen Adams (King's College London) speaks to The Manchester Classical Association and the Cultures of Disability, Past and Present Network at Manchester Metropolitan University. November 2022
In Featured Videos|20 April 2023|By Roasmund Oats

(King’s College, London) examines the use of BSL to communicate information about heritage sites, arguing it is a powerful visual and spatial medium to share historical knowledge.

Dr Adams introduced BSL events at the Parthenon Galleries in the British Museum and is currently working with Historic Environment Scotland to develop BSL histories of Holyrood Park.  You can find out more about this project here.

This talk has BSL interpretation and automatically generated captions and is in association with the Manchester Classical Association.

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