The Curious Incident of the Brown Dog

I was recently interviewed on Radio 4 in a programme about the history of vivisection. You can listen to the programme here. Or, you can read an earlier blog post I wrote about the little brown dog here. Scenes from student life The seemingly innocuous statue of a small dog, in Battersea Park in London, …

Frozen in time?

This blog post was written following the Objects in Motion conference, held at CRASSH, University of Cambridge. We often imagine that museum objects end their lives when they enter a collection. At the¬†Objects in Motion¬†conference, there was much discussion over whether museum collections are alive, dead, or just resting. Often museum objects have been through …