The Attic (a name which commemorates our first physical location) is, first and foremost, a site for the research students of the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester: a virtual community which aims to include all students, be they campus-based and full-time, or distance-learning and overseas. But we welcome contributions from students of museum studies - and allied subject areas - from outside the School and from around the world. Here you will find a lot of serious stuff, like exhibition and research seminar reviews, conference alerts and calls for papers, but there's also some 'fluff'; the things that inspire, distract and keep us going. After all, while we may be dead serious academic types, we're human too.

Wednesday, September 13, 2006


I've added links (see sidebar) to the National Museums Liverpool blog and; a site that provides details of over 70 museum-related blogs including one called...The Attic. We've gone global! Have an explore of the blogs available, and if you come across anything particularly interesting or useful, why not let us all know about it?

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