Collections in Circulation: Mobile Museum Conference

Event date Event time Event location
09/05/2019 - 10/05/2019 9:30 am - 5:00 pm Lady Lisa Sainsbury Lecture Theatre, Jodrell Gate, Kew Road, Richmond TW9 3DS

The conference will bring together scholars from the UK and overseas with a shared interest in the mobility of museum collections, past and present. Their papers will address various aspects of the history of the circulation of objects and their re-mobilisation in the context of object exchange, educational projects and community engagement.

Confirmed speakers include Claudia Augustat, Paul Basu, Joshua Bell, Martha Fleming, Sally Gregory Kohlstedt, Luciana Martins, Wayne Modest, Catherine Nichols, Jude Philp and Daniel Simpson.

This conference is organised by the Mobile Museum project, a collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London, and the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew.

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