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, April 08, 2009

Latest issue of museum & society

The latest issue of museum & society is now available online at:<>

From the drop-down menu on the left, select:
Vol 7:1 Mar 2009

march 2009, volume 7 no. 1

Museums as conflict zones: the Canadian War Museum and Bomber Command
David Dean

Visual events and the friendly eye: modes of educating vision in new educational settings in Danish art galleries
Helene Illeris

From changeling to citizen: learning disability and its representation in museums
Kathy Allday

Multiplying sites of sovereignty through Community and Constituent Services at the National Museum of the American Indian?
Kylie Message

Book Reviews

Saloni Mathur, India by Design – Colonial History and Cultural Display
Deborah Swallow

Pieter ter Keurs (ed.), Colonial Collections Revisited
John McAleer

Rhiannon Mason, Museums, Nations, Identities: Wales and its National Museums
Peter Howard

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