ANN: AHRC-funded PhD British Museum/University of Brighton, UK: South Asian Donors to the British Museum

The Global and the National: South Asian Collectors at the British Museum

AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership Studentship in collaboration with the British Museum and University of Brighton

CFP> "Tibetan Monastery Collections and Museums: Traditional Practices and Contemporary Issues"

We are delighted to announce our international workshop on "Tibetan Monastery Collections and Museums: Traditional Practices and Contemporary Issues", which will take place from 8th–10th November 2018 at SOAS, University of London. Please see the full description below for details.

TOC: Museum Worlds (Volume 5) - Ritual Repatriation/Engaging Anthropological Legacies

Dear Colleague,

This volume of Museum Worlds features two special sections, where “Ritual Repatriation” poses an examination of ritual meaning and form across repatriation processes and “Engaging Anthropological Legacies” provides new insight into redeploying ethnographic collections and formats toward more convivial and cosmo-optimistic futures.

Please visit the Berghahn website for more information about the journal: www.berghahnjournals.com/museum-worlds

Volume 5

Lecture - Dr. Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya, "Visualizing Pilgrimage: Images of Mecca and Medina in the Collections of the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha" (30 January, New York)

Visualizing Pilgrimage: Images of Mecca and Medina in the Collections of the Museum of Islamic Art, Doha 
Dr. Mounia Chekhab-Abudaya
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 
6:30 PM in the Lecture Hall
The Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street, New York 10075 

Panel Event - The Making of BBC2's Quacks at the Royal College of Physicians, 15 December

Dear Hist-Sci-Med-Tech Colleagues,

You are warmly invited to join the Royal College of Physicians for an evening of conversation with the maker's of BBC2's hilarious show Quacks on 15 December.

Meet the team behind BBC TV's hit series 'Quacks' over mince pies and mulled wine to discover how they brought the gruesome realities of Dickensian medicine to the screen.

How do you make the history of Victorian medicine funny?

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