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.

Monday, February 05, 2007

Museological Review: Forthcoming issue

A new issue of the Museological Review - the journal produced by the Department of Museum Studies' research students - is due to be published this Spring. The special issue brings together a selection of papers presented at the Material Cultures, Identities and Social Inclusion conference held at the University of Leicester in February 2006 and organised by research students from the Department. For more details visit the new look Museological Review website.

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