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Ure Museum workshop: Collectors, Curators and Cataloguers

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The Museum of English Rural Life

Redlands Road

Reading

RG1 5EX

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WORKSHOP: Collectors, Curators and Cataloguers: Hidden Women in Archaeology in the 19th and 20th Centuries

Organised by the Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, University of Reading

Funded by the Heritage and Creativity Institute for Collections (HCIC) @UniRdg_HCIC

Workshop Twitter Hashtag: #collcurcat

Ure Museum website: https://www.reading.ac.uk/Ure/index.php @UreMuseum

Ure Routes blog: https://research.reading.ac.uk/curiosi/ure-routes/

HCIC website: https://research.reading.ac.uk/hcic/ @UniRdg_HCIC

For all enquiries please email amara.thornton@reading.ac.uk

Deadline for bookings: Thurs 6 June, 12pm


PROGRAMME

9.30-10.00
Registration at The Museum of English Rural Life, Redlands Road
Tea & Coffee (provided)

10.00-10.10
Introduction & Welcome
Amara Thornton and Amy Smith (Ure Museum of Greek Archaeology, University of Reading)

10.10-10.25
The Soane Museum Inspectresses 1837-1945
Sue Palmer (Soane Museum)

10.30-10.45
Pioneers or colonial looters? addressing the ethics of celebrating Victorian women collectors
Heba abd el Gawad (Durham University)

10.50-11.05
Alice Geldart and Egyptology in Norfolk
Faye Kalloniatis (Norwich Castle Museum)

11.10-11.20
Lady Valerie Meux
Stacey Anne Bagdi (Museum of Enfield)

11.20-11.25
Questions

11.25-11.45
Themed Discussion: Beyond 'Great Women' –Promoting/Presenting new narratives

11.45-12.00
Winifred Lamb: Collector, Curator and Cataloguer
David Gill (University of Suffolk)

12.05-12.20
Assembling Experts: Curating the Lawrence Room at Girton College, Cambridge
Imogen Gunn (Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of Cambridge)

12.25-12.40
Tracing women in early history of archaeology and anthropology at Oxford
Jaanika Vider (University of Oxford)

12.45-13.55
Researching the lives and work of Margot Eates and Hartley Ramsden: how Eates’ career was shaped by her passions
Ellie Miles (London Transport Museum)

13.55-13.00
Questions

13.00-13.50
Lunch
(provided - please inform us of any dietary requirements when prompted on the booking form)

13.50-14.05
Identifying Impact: Richborough as a case study
Kathryn Bedford (English Heritage)

14.10-14.25
Gisela Richter and Edith Porada onAchaemenid Persia: Curating the Old World in 20th Century New York City
Alexander Nagel (Fashion Institute of Technology/Smithsonian Institution)

14.30-14.45
Women Curating in Britain during WWII: The Case of Jacqueline Dawson Chittenden
Lenia Kouneni (University of St Andrews)

14.50-15.00
A Portrait of Helen Farquhar
Mary Hinton (Independent Scholar)

15.00-15.05
Questions

15.05-15.25
Themed Discussion: Source Material

15.25-15.45
Walk to Classics Department, Edith Morley Building, Whiteknights Campus
(Approximately 20 minutes walk - please inform us of any access requirements you may have when prompted on the booking form)

15.45-16.05
Tea & Coffee (provided)

16.05-16.35
Archive Handling Session (Ure Museum)

16.40-17.40
KEYNOTE - ‘Unsuited to museum work’: hidden women and how to find them
Kate Hill (University of Lincoln)

17.40-17.50
Wrap Up
Amara Thornton and Amy Smith (Ure Museum)

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