Conferences

Thomas Becket as a medieval Jedi Knight

by Bethany Scard   2020 marks the 850th anniversary of the death of Thomas Becket and the 800th anniversary of moving his body to his new shrine in Canterbury. Not many people have two anniversaries to celebrate like this, so you can already tell he’s an important man. In...

Conference: Museums, Collections and Conflict

by Dr Kate Hill In July I was part of the organising group (the Museums and Galleries History Group, including Dr Sarah Longair) for a conference on Museums, Collections and Conflict held at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London. We had decided on this theme because, 2018 being...