Leicester Research Archive

I’m delighted to see that my thesis has been downloaded 224 times since it was uploaded to the Leicester Research Archive last year. To be fair, a large proportion of those downloads will have been made by me (I use it as my go-to copy) but I am stunned and really quite flattered that so many…

The Thing about Museums (forthcoming)

The forthcoming volume The Thing about Museums: Objects and Experience, Representation and Contestation, which I have co-edited and contributed a chapter to, is now available for pre-order from Amazon. TOC List of illustrations List of contributors Preface Sandra Dudley 1. Introduction: museums and things Sandra Dudley Part I: Objects and their creation in the museum Introduction Jennifer Walklate…

Forthcoming: The Thing about Museums

Myself and my fellow editors are delighted to have received confirmation that our first volume of papers from the ‘Material Worlds’ conference, held at the University of Leicester in December 2008, is to be published later this year! Keep your eyes peeled for it on your local academic bookshop’s shelves soon. Sandra Dudley, Amy Jane…