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.

Friday, September 26, 2008

Department of Museum Studies Brown Bag Seminar Series: Wed, 1st October 2008

Just a reminder that the first Brown Bag seminar is on Wednesday 1st October at 1pm in Lecture Room 1, Dept of Museum Studies, 105 Princess Road East.

Bernadette Lynch, who until recently was Deputy Director of The Manchester Museum will be speaking about some of the highly innovative work she has been doing with communities. A session not to be missed!

Please do come- Jocelyn Dodd and
Dr. Richard Sandell, Head of Department

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