Event Series: New Approaches to the Past: Methodological Innovation in Heritage Research


Image: Rosanna Raymond

Today, the events just keep on coming. This public seminar series at UCL’s Institute of Archaeology may be of interest to some readers. ‘New Approaches to the Past: Methodological Innovation in Heritage Research’ features talks by academics, film-makers, artists and curators. Seminars take place on Wednesdays from 5-7pm in Room 412, UCL Institute of Archaeology (all welcome). This Wednesday, I’ll be going to see Divya Tolia-Kelly‘s talk on ‘Refiguring the geopolitics of the museum cabinet: Doing post-imperial ecologies of nation, art, affect and culture’.

Here is the full programme:

3 October: Memorialising Impulses: Photography, Heritage and a Record of Europe (Elizabeth Edwards, De Montfort University)
10 October: Planet Bethlehem (Leila Sansour, Filmmaker and Chief Executive, Open Bethlehem)
17 October: Counter-Mapping Heritage: Story trekking, mapping ‘attachment’ and understanding the role of mobilities in heritage (Rodney Harrison)
24 October: Homelessness and Heritage: How archaeology can help (Rachael Kiddey, University of York)
31 October: Refiguring the geopolitics of the museum cabinet: Doing post-imperial ecologies of nation, art, affect and culture (Divya Tolia-Kelly, Durham University)
14 November: Innovation in Design, Delivery and Collection Management (Dinah Eastop, University of Southampton)
21 November: Micromuseology: Researching small, independent, single-subject museums (Fiona Candlin, Birkbeck)
28 November: Title to be confirmed (Hilary Powell, UCL Bartlett)
5 December: Historians, People and Brown rats: different roles in making histories (Hilda Kean, Honorary Research Fellow, Ruskin College, Oxford)

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