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Hi, I am Dr Anna Scott
Project Assistant for Heritage Dot

Anna is the Project Assistant for the Heritage Dot Conference, taking place on 3-4 June 2019 at the University of Lincoln. Heritage Dot is Lincoln’s inaugural digital heritage conference, aimed at academics and practitioners from across the heritage sector. Anna is a heritage consultant and public historian who is interested in the question of how and why we use the past.

Anna’s role

Anna provides project management and administrative support for the Heritage Dot conference. This includes a wide range of tasks; dealing with day to day arrangements for the event, delegate liaison, enquiries, website management, keynote liaison, advertising, social media and logistics.

Anna is a heritage management specialist with key interests in the uses of heritage, digital innovation, public history/heritage/archaeology, and public engagement with the arts and heritage.


A bit of background

Anna’s subject specialism is heritage studies, with a PhD in History from the University of Lincoln, an MA in Archaeological Heritage Management from the University of York and an MA in Archaeology & Anthropology from the University of Cambridge. Anna has postgraduate awards in Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age and is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the UK Chapter of the Association for Critical Heritage Studies.

Alongside her role at C4CC, Anna works as a freelance heritage consultant and Mayflower 400 Officer at West Lindsey District Council. Anna says:

“As a heritage consultant and public historian, I’m interested in how and why we use the past. I work cross sector managing projects within economic development, heritage tourism, history, culture and the arts, combining heritage practice with my background as a researcher.”

In 2018, Anna received a Community Award from the High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire for her work related to Pilgrims’ heritage in North Nottinghamshire.

Anna has worked at the University for several years in various roles, in the University Library, as a Research & Projects Assistant, and an Associate Lecturer in the School of History & Heritage. Anna also teaches as a Visiting Tutor in History and Heritage at Bishop Grosseteste University.

Research & Projects


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See Anna’s work in action:

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