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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Reflections: How do we move forward with the Collections Development Policy? Bessie, Megan, and Jip conclude this series by reflecting on the process of examining the Collections Development Policy. What can we take forward? Are changes too idealistic? Is there any hope for the future of museum policy? Bessie Woodhouse, Jip Borm, Megan Mahon 06 Jan 2022
2 Pathways Forward with Dr. Laura van Broekhoven Jip and Bessie are joined again by the Director of the Pitt Rivers Museum, Dr. Laura van Broekhoven. This time we discuss looking forward to the future of the museum and its collections policy. Jip Borm, Bessie Woodhouse, Laura van Broekhoven 06 Jan 2022
3 Museums and Living Objects with Carey Newman Megan and Alexis are joined by master carver Carey Newman to discuss the social and cultural lives of museum objects, and the ways museums can better engage with them. Carey Newman, Megan Mahon, Alexis Forer 06 Jan 2022
4 Funding, Possibilities and The Arts Council with Liam Wiseman Megan and Bessie are joined by Liam Wiseman, then Museums Relationship Manager for the South East, to discuss funding and the possibilities of de-colonial practice. Megan Mahon, Bessie Woodhouse, Liam Wiseman 06 Jan 2022
5 Accessibility and The Public with Beth McDougall Jip is joined by Beth McDougall, Families and Communities Officer for the Pitt Rivers Museum, to discuss the idea of the public and the museum's Access Policy. Jip Borm, Beth McDougall 06 Jan 2022
6 Comparing Decolonial Practices with Dr. Gina Borromeo and Jan Howard Jip and Megan are joined by Dr. Gina Borromeo and Jan Howard, curators at the Rhode Island School of Design, to discuss comparisons between how institutions approach decolonial practice, the barriers they face and how policy can reflect practice. Gina Borromeo, Jip Borm, Megan Mahon 06 Jan 2022
7 Art and Indigenous Voices with Eiko Soga Alexis and Jip are joined by Eiko Soga, a Japanese artist and researcher, to learn how art can play a role in making collections accessible and how it can help museums connect with the voices of peoples behind museum collections. Eiko Soga, Jip Borm, Alexis Forer 06 Jan 2022
8 Indigenous Futures and Museums with Solomon Enos Alexis and Megan are joined by Solomon Enos, an Indigenous artist from Hawai’i, to discuss the ways that museum policies can better engage with contemporary Indigenous artists and depict Indigenous futures. Solomon Enos, Megan Mahon, Alexis Forer 06 Jan 2022
9 The Museum and Communities with Jaalen Edenshaw Alexis and Bessie are joined by Jaalen Edenshaw, a Haida artist, to discuss the relationship between the museum, the origins of its collections and communities today. Bessie Woodhouse, Jaalen Edenshaw, Alexis Forer 06 Jan 2022
10 Creative Commons Lost in Print? Linton Kwesi Johnson and the Reggae Music Archive Louisa Layne investigates the reggae music archive, exploring music and poetry through Linton Kwesi Johnson’s dub club. Louisa Layne 13 Jun 2018
11 Creative Commons Lost and Found: Till Damaskus III Travel back with Leah Broad to 1926 and hear recently found music by Swedish composter Ture Rangstrom, composed for a Strindberg play. Leah Broad 13 Jun 2018
12 The Monk, the Memorist, the Mushroom and the MRI Discover how we create and store ideas, and how modern neuroscience process 16th century theories on memory. Dan Holloway 13 Jun 2018
13 Creative Commons A Lost Victorian Utopia: Living to 100 An exploration of a Victorian blue-print for a city of health and happiness, where everyone could live to 100. Sally Shuttleworth 13 Jun 2018
14 Creative Commons Artist Talk: Made in Imagination Find out how Anne Griffiths’ work, Lost in Imagination, reimagines intriguing objects lost within the Pitt Rivers archive. Anne Griffiths 06 Jun 2018
15 Working with source communities Chris Morton, Pitt Rivers Museum, gives a talk on working with first nations and source communities to enhance the museum's understanding of its collections Chris Morton 21 Oct 2014
16 From Museums to the Historic Environment Dan Hicks, Pitt Rivers Museum, gives a talk on object based research at the Pitt Rivers Museum Dan Hicks 21 Oct 2014
17 Converting academic research into education activities Andrew McLellan, Pitt Rivers Musuem, gives a talk on how the Pitt Rivers Museum has been using academic research to create new educational activities Andrew McLellnan 21 Oct 2014
18 Body Arts: Henna - The Plant that Binds Anthropologist and filmmaker Udi Mandel Butler and Alan Mandel explore the art of Henna in Birmingham. Udi Mandel Butler, Alan Mandel 15 Aug 2011