Conference schedule now available

Conference schedule now available

The schedule for Objects, Familes, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Context is now available: click here. Registration for this event (which will take place…

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Caned Furniture Case Study

Caned Furniture Case Study

This case study seeks to focus on one particular Asian material, rattan, and its relationship to changes in furniture design and production skills.  In doing…

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UCL exhibition: Collecting – Knowledge in Motion

UCL exhibition: Collecting – Knowledge in Motion

Margot and Kate have recently been involved in curating an exhibition titled ‘Collecting: Knowledge in Motion’, which will be on show in the Octogan at…

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CFP: Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts

CFP: Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts

CALL FOR PAPERS Objects, Families, Homes: British Material Cultures in Global Contexts 11-12 July, 2014 University College London   Proposals are invited for 20-minute papers…

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New article on the Chinese wallpaper project

New article on the Chinese wallpaper project

In an article recently published in the National Trust’s Views, project associate Emile de Bruijn (Registrar, National Trust) explains the Chinese wallpaper project that he…

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New British Library Finding Aid

New British Library Finding Aid

‘Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds: Uncovering connections between the East India Company and the British Caribbean colonies through the British Library’s Collections’, is a finding…

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Osterley Park and House Case Study

Osterley Park and House Case Study

This case study seeks to highlight Osterley Park’s East India Company (EIC) heritage and the role of EIC trade in the Indian Ocean in shaping…

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