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Science Museum

Research Seminar Series Spring 2018

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We are pleased to announce our Spring Research Seminar Series.

Running on selected Tuesdays from 16 January through to 24 April, 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. Please note the entrance is on Queens Gate—see Google Streetview.

Seminar dates:

16 January: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Studio
Natasha McEnroe, ‘”What a place to send troops to!” The First World War Nurses of the Salonika Front’ (Science Museum)

30 January: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Study
Matt Kimberley, ‘Zooniverse, crowdsourcing and heritage collections’ (Science Museum)

13 February: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Study
Caitlin Doherty, 'Wishlists and Walkways: Building Aeronautics Galleries at the Science Museum, Deutsches Museum and National Air and Space Museum' (Science Museum)

13 March: 16.00–19.00h (including drinks) in Dana Studio and Study
Science Museum Group Alumni Seminar: Laura Newman, Hannah Reeves, Tom Richards, Cat Rushmore, Thomas Spain, Jacob Ward 

27 March: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Study
Rupert Cole, ‘”Everybody needs good neighbours”: Eric Laithwaite and the Science Museum’, (Science Museum)

10 April: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Study
Geoffrey Belknapp, ‘The Print after Photography—Talbot and the Invention of the Photographic Print’ (National Science and Media Museum)

24 April: 13.00–14.00 in Dana Studio
Ken Arnold, ‘Incurable Curiosity: Curating between Medicine, Life and Art’; and Danielle Olsen, ‘Contagious Cities’, (Wellcome)

Convened by Bergit Arends and Oliver Carpenter

Scheduled dates