9 January 2013

Seminars: Geography, Museums and Collections

LONDON GROUP OF HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHERS

Seminar Programme, Spring 2013



22 January                    Caroline Cornish (Royal Holloway)

Reconfiguring objects, refashioning spaces: the Kew Museums of Economic Botany


5 February                    James Wallis (University of Exeter)
 

'Oh! What a lovely exhibition!' Exploring the Imperial War Museum's First World War fiftieth anniversary displays, 1964-1968

                  
 19 February                  Claire Wintle (University of Brighton)
 

Decolonising the Smithsonian: American foreign policy and colonial collections, 1945-1970


5 March                        Nicholas Thomas (University of Cambridge)
 

Pacific presences: encounter and experiment in the European museum


19 March                      George Lovell (Queen’s University, Ontario)
 

The archive that never was: state terror and historical memory in Guatemala


These seminars are held on Tuesdays at 5.15pm in the Torrington Room 104, South Block, Senate House, University of London. For further details, or to have your name added to our e-mail list, please contact Felix Driver, Royal Holloway (f.driver@rhul.ac.uk) or Miles Ogborn, Queen Mary (m.j.ogborn@qmul.ac.uk). We are grateful to Royal Holloway, Queen Mary, Kings, Birkbeck, UCL, LSE, University of Sussex, Open University and the IHR for supporting this seminar series.

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