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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The Royal Armouries, Leeds Museums and Galleries and the University of Leeds are offering a unique opportunity for an exceptional candidate interested in developing a career as a museum registrar.

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The Bradford’s National Museum project came to an end in January with a final publication that drew out future directions for the National Science and Media Museum in and with Bradford. With the recent re-opening of the museum, visitors can now see two new exhibitions facilitated by project researchers -Belle Vue Studio and River of Tea: Let’s Chat.

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In this article, LGBTQ+ cultural producer and alumni Sam Message writes about their journey from the University of Leeds to their current work stimulating Sweden’s queer and trans cultural scene.

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MA Art Gallery and Museum Studies graduate Gina Figueira has recently been published in the International Journal of Heritage Studies, with her article entitled 'That horse will never rise again'.

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This following presentation will consider these questions and introduce a research project between the University of Manchester and the National Museums Liverpool that explores how NFTs might be used beyond the monetary context and instead ‘crypto-connect’ museum audiences.

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This week's speakers are Dr Maria Paula Arias (Lecturer, School of Digital Arts, Manchester Metropolitan University) and Dr Sarah Feinstein (Teaching Fellow, School of Performance and Cultural Industries, University of Leeds).

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Our speaker this week is Professor Thea Pitman, Professor of Latin American Studies, School of Languages, Cultures and Societies.

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Join us for this online student-led workshop aimed at students and professionals with an interest in work in the arts, culture and heritage sectors.

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