Lecture - Catrin Jones, "From Bath to Baghdad" (York Islamic Art Circle, 4 October 2018)

“From Bath to Baghdad" York Islamic Art Circle
 
Catrin Jones (Holburne Museum)
4th October 2018 6:30pm – 8pm
The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
Open to all
Attendance by free ticket onlyhttps://www.york.ac.uk/new

Lecture, "Bath to Baghdad," York Islamic Art Circle, October 4

“From Bath to Baghdad" York Islamic Art Circle
 
Catrin Jones (Holburne Museum) 
4th October 2018
6:30pm – 8pm
The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York, YO10 5DD, UK
Open to all
 
Ellen Georgiana Tanner (1847-1937) was among the first British

Politics of Natural History. How to Decolonize the Natural History Museum? Workshop in Berlin, September 6–7, 2018

Natural history museums preserve a considerable, yet often unacknowledged part of the world’s colonial heritage. Their identity, collections, exhibitions and, importantly, much of their research activities are based on objects which underwent multifold translocations from colonized territories to museums in the Global North. Natural history museums took advantage of colonial endeavours and were deeply entangled in the exploitation of the colonies.

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