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.

Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Conference: Approaching Museum Analysis, 8 July 2010

Conference: Approaching Museum Analysis, 8 July 2010

Pam Meecham, Reader in Museum & Gallery Education, has convened a
half-day conference, Approaching Museum Analysis, to take place here
in the Art, Design & Museology studios on level 8 of the Institute of
Education, University of London on Thursday 8 July 2010, 2.00-5.00pm.

She is delighted to announce that Tony Bennett, Research Professor in
Social and Cultural Theory at the University of Western Sydney (and
author of The Birth of the Museum: history, theory, politics) will be
presenting the keynote 'Laboratories of Difference: Museums, Publics,
Milieus': please see full programme attached. Fee: £20/£10
concessions. Please contact Josephine on: to
book a place.

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