Conference Programme

The details of our conference programme are available now! You can download it.


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Highlights include:


Day One - Tuesday 27 March

  • Keynote address from Prof. Richard Sandell, Director School of Museum Studies, University of Leicester
  • Session themes include Lost Utopias, Personal Utopias, and Designing Utopia
  • Conference dinner


Day Two - Wednesday 28 March

  • Keynote address from Bernadette Lynch, international museum writer, researcher and consultant
  • Session themes include Problematic Utopias, and Questioning the Profession: Unrealised Utopias 


Old Leicester houses
Ideal homes: Tower House in the Humberstone garden suburb - planned, built, owned and operated by the workers of the Anchor Co-Operative, Leicestershire, ca. 1910.

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University of Leicester
27-28 March 2012


For general enquiries, please contact Da Kong or Julia Petrov:

School of Museum Studies
University of Leicester
Museum Studies Building
19 University Road