History, Heritage, and Urban Regeneration: The Global and Local Worlds of Welsh Copper

Lead Research Organisation: Swansea University
Department Name: School of Arts and Humanities

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Publications

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Huw Bowen (Author) (2011) Heritage and the new experience economy in Agenda

 
Description A world of copper : globalising the industrial revolution 1830-70
Amount £122,814 (GBP)
Organisation The Leverhulme Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2011 
End 08/2013
 
Description A world of copper : globalising the industrial revolution 1830-70
Amount £122,814 (GBP)
Organisation The Leverhulme Trust 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 09/2011 
End 08/2013
 
Description Cu @ Swansea : the regeneation of the Hafod-Morfa copperworks
Amount £542,000 (GBP)
Organisation Government of Wales 
Department Cadw
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2011 
End 12/2013
 
Description Researching the industrial and post-industrial communities of the Swansea Valley
Amount £24,585 (GBP)
Funding ID AH/J013560/1 
Organisation Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2012 
End 12/2012
 
Description Researching the industrial and post-industrial communities of the Swansea Valley
Amount £24,585 (GBP)
Funding ID AH/J013560/1 
Organisation Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 02/2012 
End 12/2012
 
Description City and County of Swansea 
Organisation Swansea Council
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Resrrcah finding informed the development of collaborative projects supporting a regeneration ptogramme in the Lower Swansea Valley.
Collaborator Contribution Porvision of expertise, staff time, and facilities.
Impact The collaboration has supported a programme of community engeement activities rather than drive the creation of specific research outputs.
Start Year 2011
 
Description National Waterfront Museum, Swansea 
Organisation National Museum Wales
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Provision of reserch finding and research support to the development of community heritage research
Collaborator Contribution Provision of expertisie, support, staff time, meeting rooms, and exhibition space.
Impact The outcomes have been a series of community public engagement events and activities hosted by the Museum.
Start Year 2007
 
Description RCAHMW 
Organisation Royal Commission on Ancient and Historic Monuments of Wales
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Public 
PI Contribution Provision of research findings.
Collaborator Contribution provision of facilities
Impact Animated diitial reconstruction of the Hafod-Morfa Copperworks
Start Year 2010
 
Description World of Welsh Copper 
Organisation University of Glamorgan
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution A global copper history research network funded by the Leverhulme Trust
Collaborator Contribution The partners contributed resercah findings and heirtage policy insights.
Impact None as yet
Start Year 2011
 
Description A world of Welsh copper 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A project exhibtion held at the National Waterfron Museum, Swansea between 2 July and 16 October 2011

The was a greatly increased awareness of the projects and the influence it was having on the emerging regenartion project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://welshcopper.org.uk
 
Description If only every day could be copper day... 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Article in SHCG News newsletter

There was a notable increase in requests for information about the project
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://www.shcg.org.uk/domains/shcg.org.uk/local/media/downloads/SHCG67.pdf
 
Description Swansea copper day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact A one-day city-wide Copper Day held on 5 March 2011 to publicise the project and its research findings

After the Copper Day, there was widespred media and public intetest in the project.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
URL http://copperday.org.uk
 
Description The Hafod Copperworks 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact An animated 3-D film of the Hafod Copperworks presenting a digitised reconstruction of the buildings and its copper smelting processes. This film now forms part of the permanent display materials at the National Maritime Museum Swansea.

This film now forms part of the permanent display materials at the National Maritime Museum Swansea.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2011
 
Description The copper kings 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact A 2500-word feature article that appeared in the Western Mail newspaper on Wednesday 30 March 2011, pp. 17-19

Western mail
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012