CfP - Special issue of the Journal of Festive Studies on "The Materiality of Festivity"

In previous issues, the Journal of Festive Studies explored the emerging academic sub-field of festive studies (broadly defined) and the politics of carnival. For this issue, we follow Peter-Paul Verbeek’s advice and look at “the things themselves,” i.e. at the material culture in which carnivals and other festivities are rooted (Verbeek, 2005).

Collections in Circulation: Mobile Museum Conference - Kew, UK, 9-10 May 2019

I am pleased to announce that registration has opened for this Conference, to be held at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, on Thursday 9th and Friday 10th May 2019. Full details of the programme and a link to booking registration are now available at

https:// royalholloway.ac.uk/ mobilemuseum/conference

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