Touch and Object Handling in the Context of Museums

UCL Museums & Collections is running a series of workshops exploring touch and object handling in the context of museums. This series is funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council. The third workshop centres on ‘Touch and memory: the role of reminiscence’ – see details below:
Workshop 3: “Touch and memory: the role of reminiscence”
University College London
Archaeology Lecture Theatre
Friday 5th January, 2007, 10 am – 4 pm
Speakers:

  • Dr. Alberto Gallace, Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
  • Professor Mike Rowlands, Department of Anthropology, University College London
  • Emma Clarke, Head of Audience Development and Communities, Learning and Information Department, British Museum
  • Laura Phillips, Audience Development and Communities, Learning and Information Department, British Museum
  • Bernie Arigho, Director of Reminiscence Research and Development, Age Exchange
    To book a place and/or for further information contact Devorah Romanek on email: d.romanek@ucl.ac.uk
    Visit: www.ucl.ac.uk/museums/events
    FUTURE WORKSHOPS IN THIS SERIES

  • Therapeutic approaches to touch: Object handling and hospital patients
    Friday 2 February 2007, Royal London Homeopathic Hospital
  • Knowledge transfer in object handling: with specific reference to disadvantaged or
    underrepresented groups.
    Friday 2 March 2007, British Museum
  • End of project conference: Touch and the value of object handling
    Friday 4 May 2007, University College London