Ethnographic Object Analysis - Short Course
15 March 2012
Wednesday Afternoons (2pm-5pm), 2nd- 30th May, 2012.
you ever visit museums and feel that you lack the specialist knowledge, skills
and experience to critically analyse and evaluate ethnographic objects and
displays? This training course, run by the UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage and
Material Culture Studies, is designed to provide the skills necessary to do
Utilising collections at UCL, and with access to the British Museum and the
Horniman Museum, this training course sets out to develop the skills and
understanding necessary to best utilise ethnographic collections from Africa,
the Americas and Oceania. The course will be particularly suitable for those
wishing to develop their ethnographic expertise in such fields as museum
studies, heritage studies, material culture studies, and world art as well as
graduates keen to familiarise themselves with the materiality of ethnographic
objects, images and collections. You will be guided towards relevant themes and
perspectives through a series of hands-on practical sessions run on a weekly
More information about this course can be found at the short course web site.
course is free for UCL Research Students. UCL Students should enrol at the Graduate School web site.
Places are limited so early registration is recommended. It is expected that participants attend all 5 sessions of this course.
- Short course web site: www.mhm.ucl.ac.uk/training/ethnographic-object-analysis.php
- UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage and Material Culture Studies: www.mhm.ucl.ac.uk/index.php
- UCL students registration: http://courses.grad.ucl.ac.uk/course-details.pht?course_ID=812