Brown Bags 2012/13
The Brown Bag Research Seminar series is an informal ‘brown bag’ group that meets once a week during term times on Wednesdays at 1.00pm, in the Collections Room, School of Museum Studies. For further details please keep an eye on the email list for changes to the programme.
Wednesday 27 February
Speaker: Sheila Watson
Title: "EuNaMus: Researching the development of the English country house and working class histories over the last 70 years"
Sponsors: Katy Bunning, Petrina Foti
Wednesday 13 March
Speaker: Dr Liz Carnegie, University of Sheffield
Title: ‘Museums and Postcolonial Theory’
Sponsors: Viv Golding, Mona Ali and Da Kong
Wednesday 20 March
Speaker: Dr. Ethan Lasser, Associate Curator at the Harvard University Art Museums.
Title: TBC: Designing a Docent Program for ‘Harvard Art Museums’.
Sponsors: Janet Marstine
Wednesday 01 May
Speaker: Prof. Piotr Bienkowski
Title: Hamlyn Foundation's ‘Our Museum: Communities and Museums as Active Partners’.
Sponsors: Sandra Dudley, Kirstin James
Wednesday 15 May
Speaker: Dr Helen Rees Leahy
Title: Bodies of Protest: The Museum & its Discontents
Sponsors: Suzanne MacLeod, Alex Woodall
Thursday 23 May **This will be in the Learning Studio**
Speaker: Professor Laurajane Smith, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, The Australian National University.
Title: Visitor emotion, affect and registers of engagement at museums and heritage sites
Sponsors: Viv Golding
Wednesday 29 May
Speaker: Dr. Mary M Brooks PhD MA DMS DipTexCons FIIC ARC Consultant: Museums, Conservation & Textiles, Honorary Senior Research Associate, Institute of Archaeology Honorary Research Fellow, University of Glasgow Joint Editor, Textile History
Title: Culture and Anarchy: Conservation's futures
Sponsors: Stephanie Bowry, Janet Berry
Wednesday 19 June
Speaker: Shelley Mannion, British Museum.
Title: Mobile Learning in Museums: Insights from Research at the British Museum.
Sponsors: Giasemi Vavoula, Laura Diaz
Last updated 5/6/13