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.

Sunday, June 29, 2008

Conference Alert/CFP: New Professionals 2008

The University of Bournemouth, in collaboration with National Museums Liverpool, is organising a conference for MA and doctoral museology students to be held in October 2008. Looks like there could be some good opportunities to present research and network. For more details click here.

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