UCL Centre for Museums, Heritage & Material Culture Studies launched
11 April 2008
Colleagues from UCL Anthropology, the UCL Institute of Archaeology and UCL Museums & Collections have established an interdisciplinary virtual centre of research for museums, heritage and material-culture studies.
The centre brings together expertise across the three departments and will establish more unified teaching and research in these areas. It will develop a focus around key cross-disciplinary areas of research and direct postgraduate teaching and training through the development of intensive short-term training courses. In time, the collaboration aims to develop into a wider pan-UCL and London network.
The centre will host a conference within the next six months. Colleagues will also be collating ideas for setting up short intensive courses based around museums, heritage and material culture.
To find out more use the link at the top of this article, or contact Dr Beverley Butler (UCL Institute of Archaeology), Professor Mike Rowlands (UCL Anthropology) or Dr Graeme Were (UCL Museums & Collections).
Image: Fibre body wraps for sale, Talamahu market, Nuku'alofa, Tonga, 2004