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Results Webinar 1: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis’
Results Webinar 1: ‘Community-based museums in times of crisis’
Hosted through a collaboration of the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS project, ICOM-Europe and ICOM-LAC (Latin America and the Caribbean), the first webinar’s keynote speaker is Hugues de Varine, former director of ICOM (1965-1974), consultant in local and community development, a researcher on heritage practices and policies. He is also a member of the EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Advisory Board.

The five speakers in the first webinar are members of our EU-LAC-MUSEUMS Steering Committee and Advisory Board, each with advanced expertise in community-based museums and social resilience who have written for our project compendium ‘On Sustainable and Community Museums’ [].

689 people registered via Zoom;
In total, 3,445 automatic emails were sent to the people registered (5 each estimated);
We reached a high of 292 people viewing via Zoom on Friday 12 June;
924 people have seen the webinar via Facebook in total;
03:31hrs of video recording;
188 people engaged with the webinar via Facebook by ‘Liking’, ‘Commenting’ or ‘Shared’ the webinar;
1,416 people clicked the link on our advert via Facebook;
184 people shared our advert via Facebook;
Our Facebook advert operated worldwide to anyone with interest in museums, heritage, sustainability, culture and resilience;
129 people (and rising) have requested Certificates of Participation; and
Our Facebook page gained an additional 162 people who subscribe to our project, reaching a total of 10,524 people who ‘Like’ it and 10,703 people who follow it. (For perspective, the official ICOM page has 33,550 Likes and 36,674 followers).
Online via Zoom
Online via Zoom
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University of St Andrews
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