• Desert, near Alashan, Inner Mongolia, China

    Heritage engagement projects: developing economic and cultural well-being

  • The 'mugshots' cell at the Nottingham Galleries of Justice Museum. Taken by Rhiannon Pickin.

  • Grim Up North? Symposium, 16 September 2016, Leeds

    Grim Up North? Symposium, 16 September 2016, Leeds

  • Gothic Heritage Study Day, Northumbria University, 8 October 2015

    Gothic Heritage Study Day, Northumbria University, 8 October 2015

  • Heritage Public Policy Engagement Training, 25 November 2015, London

    Heritage Public Policy Engagement Training, 25 November 2015, London

  • Heritage Consortium Annual Conference, 12-13 May 2015, Huddersfield

    Heritage Consortium Annual Conference, 12-13 May 2015, Huddersfield

  • A new home for the University of Hull's Art Collection

    A new home for the University of Hull's Art Collection

  • The Antislavery Usable Past - New AHRC-funded project

    The Antislavery Usable Past - New AHRC-funded project

  • Exploring Scotland's Heritage

    Exploring Scotland's Heritage: Visit to the Scottish Jewish Archive Centre and the ESRC-sponsored Symposium 'Recovering Scotland's Slavery Past'

  • Inaugural Literature and Heritage Day

    Inaugural Literature and Heritage Day

  • Sound System Culture: Celebrating Huddersfield’s Sound Systems

    Sound System Culture: Celebrating Huddersfield’s Sound Systems

  • Blaydes House, 6 High Street, Hull

    Blaydes House, 6 High Street, Hull

  • The Good Humour Club: Successful Heritage Lottery Fund Bid

    The Good Humour Club: Successful Heritage Lottery Fund Bid

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Antislavery heritage and new histories in Hull

As my research is so strongly grounded in contemporary museum practise, I thought it would be useful to gain as much practical experience in different museum settings as I could. I therefore opted to do two placements; one at the International Slavery Museum (ISM) in Liverpool, and one with Hull’s Heritage Learning Team. Whilst both…

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The Heritage Consortium is coordinated by the History Department at the University of Hull and consists of Bradford, Huddersfield, Hull, Leeds Beckett, Northumbria, Sheffield Hallam and Teesside universities. 

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