About the Centre

The Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage is home to dynamic teaching and research.

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Research Interests

Our research intersects museums and heritage studies, cultural theory and history. Our undergraduate and postgraduate courses support students to critically engage with museum practice.

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Jade French has been awarded a Michael Beverley Innovation Fellowship to explore inclusive peer review and publishing methods with learning...

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The Centre for Critical Studies in Museums, Galleries and Heritage is launching a new events series this term, on the theme of 'museum legitimacies'.

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Researchers from museum studies, digital media and the history of science at the University of Leeds are working together to connect different archive and museum collections and to open up industrial heritage.

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A new book written by Professor David Jackson has been published this month, presenting an innovative and vibrant survey of visual culture in Golden Age Denmark (1801 to 1864).

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Breaking the Binary has been created by Cat Lane as part of a practical dissertation to explore the diversity of non-binary...

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In this event we have invited Ed Vaizey to reflect on the last 18 months taking a particular focus on the implications for the arm’s length principle.

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The Hundreds Reading and Writing Group is a space for researchers to meet and experiment with academic forms.

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This talk is part of the Museum Legitimacies Event Series 2021-22, Professor Michael Saward will consider how looking through the lens of democratic design helps us to open up our ideas about what democracy can be, how it can be planned and reformed.

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