PhD Led Conferences and Events

PhD-Led Conferences

Museums Alive!
4-5th November 2014
A two-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference hosted by the School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester, in partnership with the Migration Museum Project.
https://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/exhibitions-and-events/museums-alive

Museum Metamorphosis: The Adaptable and Changing Museum
5-6 November 2013
(funded by the AHRC Student-Led Collaborative Skills Award, in partnership with Leicester Arts & Museums Service, and supported by the Graduate School and Ashgate Publishers)
http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museum-metamorphosis

Museum Utopias: Navigating the Imaginary, Ideal and Possible Museum
27-28 March 2012
(sponsored by Hanwell Instruments Ltd)
http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museum-utopias

Curiouser and Curiouser: Challenging Conventions and Celebrating the Unusual
28-30 March 2011
(supported by AHRC and the School of Museum Studies)
http://www2.le.ac.uk/conference/curiouser

Materiality and Intangibility: Contested Zones
14-15 December 2009
(funded by the AHRC)
http://materiality-intangibility.blogspot.co.uk/

Material Culture, Identities and Inclusion
9-10 February 2006
(funded by the AHRC)

Museological Review
Conference proceedings and other papers available:
http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/research-degrees/museological-review

 

PhD-Curated Exhibitions

September 2013 – February 2014 Museum Metamorphosis
http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/museumstudies/museum-metamorphosis/museum-metamorphosis-exhibition

September 2012 – February 2013 Μουσείον: artists’ reflections on museums
http://mouseionexhibition.wordpress.com/

March 2011 – Apocalypse Then with artistic interventions by Helen Saunderson and text by Dan O’Donnell-Smith
PhD Organised Workshops and Events

Dragon’s Den, Leicester Arts & Museums Service (arranged with Matthew Constantine)
13 November 2013

Creative Evaluation workshop, led by Rosie Marcus (CAPE UK)
11 October 2013
http://www.capeuk.org/

Μουσείον Creative Symposium, led by artists Karl and Kimberley Foster (hedsor), Yvette Hawkins, Hazel Jones, Dawn Felicia Knox and Lyndall Phelps
5 December 2012
http://mouseionexhibition.wordpress.com/

 

PhD Study Visits

Connecting with Collections Symposium, University of Cambridge
27 September 2013
http://connectingwithcollections.wordpress.com/symposium/

Manchester Museum (Henry McGhie)
http://www.museum.manchester.ac.uk/
17 April 2013

MIRIAD, Manchester Metropolitan University (Professor Jim Aulich and Dr Myna Trustram)
17 April 2013
http://www.miriad.mmu.ac.uk/

Green’s Mill and Science Centre, Nottingham
29 March 2011 (study visit for Curiouser and Curiouser delegates)

 

Visiting Speaker Events

Elaine Heumann-Gurian, 7 November 2013
Sharon Heal, Editor, Museums Journal, 4 July 2013
Ethan Lasser and Corinne Zimmermann, Harvard Art Museum, 19 March 2013
Dr Lynne Teather (first PhD student to graduate) 16 June 2011

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