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Confronting collecting histories

Nigerian deity statuettes at The Collection, Lincoln. By Emma Fox, History, Level 3     Many objects that are displayed in Britain’s museums today were obtained during the colonial period. Some were purchased or gifted from colonised peoples, however some have violent and coercive collecting histories. Here in Lincoln,...

History in the digital age

Rethinking Museums in the 21st century By Gemma McLean-Carr   Increased emphasis is being placed on digitalisation in the 21st century due to globalisation and expanding technological influence. History, both as an academic field and more widely, has taken steps to ensure it is able to keep up with...