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Science Museum

Research Seminar Series Summer 2018

We are pleased to announce our Summer research seminar series.

Running on selected Tuesdays from 8 May—17 July 2018, these seminars are open to students, museum professionals and academics with an interest in research relating to material culture and museums.

Feel free to bring a packed lunch to eat during the seminar. The entrance is on Queens Gate—click for map

Seminar dates

Seminar: John Kannenberg, Listening to Culture: The Museum of Portable Sound
Date: Tuesday 8 May, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Study

Seminar: Edward Gillin, The Science of Parliament: building the Palace of Westminster in industrial Britain (University of Oxford)
Date: Tuesday 22 May, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Seminar: Gemma Almond, Nineteenth Century Spectacles and Eyeglasses: Combining objects with documentary sources in the Science Museum’s Collections (University of Swansea/Science Museum)
Date: Tuesday 5 June, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Study

Seminar: Anna Guagnini, Corporate Museums. A look beyond the Shop Window (University of Bologna)
Date: Tuesday 19 June, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Study

Seminar: Bergit Arends, Curating the Anthropocene (Science Museum Group)
Date: Tuesday 3 July, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Study

Seminar: Yanyue Yuan and Jing Zhu, About China: Research into the Science Museum Group’s Collections, (UK–China Rutherford Curatorial Research Fellows, Science Museum Group)
Date: Tuesday 17 July, 13.00–14.00
Location: Dana Studio

Scheduled dates