When a conference is called The Politics of Television Space and includes programme items on Doctor Who, Fireball XL5 and Quatermass, you could be forgiven for thinking that it’s some sort of sci-fi convention. But you would be wrong, because the theme is studio space, not outer space.
Our School of Museum Studies goes down the rabbit hole this month with a three-day conference on the odd and eccentric in museum.
What lasts 48 hours without a break, takes place on three continents and features a chance to visit an archaeological excavation, a nursing school and an oil rig without leaving your desk?
Leicester Applied Geology students continue getting awards at a national minerals meeting.
Last April, our School of Museum Studies hosted a conference where the keynote speaker was supposed to be film director Peter Greenaway but that pesky old cloud of volcanic ash put paid to his flight.