Dr Tiffany Jenkins

Tiffany is an author, writer, and broadcaster. Her book Keeping Their Marbles: How Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums and Why They Should Stay There was published by OUP 2016 to great critical acclaim. She is also the author of Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: The Crisis of Cultural Authority (Routledge 2011). She writes cultural comment regularly for the broadsheet press, and she was the presenter of the BBC Radio 4 programme Beauty and the Brain, which explored what science can tell us about art, and has written and will present A Narrative History of Secrecy, which will be broadcast on Radio 4 in autumn 2016.

Related Sessions
Monday 3 October 2011, 6.30pm Culturgest, Rua Arco do Cego, Piso 1, 1000-300 Lisbon, Portugal
Saturday 29 October 2011, 10.30am Students' Union
Saturday 29 October 2011, 1.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Saturday 29 October 2011, 1.30pm Students' Union
Saturday 29 October 2011, 5.15pm Students' Union
Sunday 30 October 2011, 1.45pm Students' Union

Publications

Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of Antiquity Ended Up in Museums – And Why They Should Stay There. (OUP 2016)
Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building (Routledge, 2014)
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: the crisis of cultural authority (Routledge, 2010)

The art of criticism: judgement in crisis?

"Nine out of ten these debates hit the right balance between heated argument and useful exchange between people who wouldn't usually be talking to each other. An extremely stimulating environment."
Tim Parks, novelist, essayist and translator

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