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Exhibition

Exporting Egypt: where? why? whose?

Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The exhibition will run from 31 January - 29 April, Tues - Sat, 1-5pm

A series of talks and event is being run in conjuction with the exhibition. All are free to attend.

For More Information see: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/petrie/whats-on

Project lead Alice Stevenson will present some case studies at the UCL History conference 'Knowledge: Communication, Communities and Conflict' on 24 May 2016

Alice Stevenson will present a paper based on the 'Artefacts of excavaton' research at a one-day conference 'Global histories of archaeologists in the field' :

Date: 22/04/2016 - 10:15 - 17:30
Institute: Institute of Latin American Studies
Type: Conference / Symposium
Venue: The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU

 

Programme:

10.15-10.30 Registration

10.30 Welcome

The term ‘object habit’ describes the phenomenon and associated practices of collecting material culture and specimens out of sociological, cultural and historical interest. It takes into account not just the physical nature of an object or specimen, but also the transformations in its relationships, meanings and receptions after it has left its original context and typically entered into a collection in another part of the world.