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.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Vandals deface Uffington White Horse in Oxfordshire

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/oxford/10238108.stm

I find it shocking when people take it upon themselves to deface art and heritage, and then refuse to announce their action. If you are vandalizing something, at least do it for a reason, please. Preferably, however, just don't do it at all.

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