4 Jul 2003 - 6 Jul 2003All dayPeterhouse, Cambridge

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Peterhouse, Cambridge
Conference sponsored by the Designation Challenge Fund (Re:source), CRASSH (University of Cambridge), the Fitzwilliam Museum, and the University Museums Group.

How have we got where we are? What are our current challenges/opportunities? Is there a future?

Plan to come to Peterhouse, Cambridge on 4-5 July 2003 to participate in an international conference centred around these questions related to university collections; invited speakers have responsibility for collections in British, European and American universities.

The conference is organised by the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, with support from the Designation Challenge Fund (Re:source), CRASSH (the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and the Humanities), the Fitzwilliam Museum, and the University Museums Group. (The Whipple Museum also receives support from the Arts and Humanities Research Board.)

The conference will start after lunch on Friday 4th and finish at tea-time on Saturday. There will also be opportunities to visit the University of Cambridge collections (for usual opening times and further information see www.cam.ac.uk/cambuniv/libmuseums/).
Conveners:

Liba Taub, Whipple Museum
Duncan Robinson, Fitzwilliam Museum
with help from Simon Chaplin, Royal College of Surgeons

 

CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN THE ARTS, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

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