Dr Tiffany Jenkins

Tiffany Jenkins is writer and cultural sociologist who splits her time between London and Edinburgh. A regular commentator on cultural and social issues, she has a weekly column in the Scotsman newspaper. Other writing credits include the Art Newspaper, Apollo Magazine, Independent & Guardian.
Her next book – Keeping Their Marbles: how treasures of the past ended up in museums and why they should stay there – will be published in early 2016. It tells the intriguing and sometimes bloody story of how the West came to acquire their treasures over the centuries, and explores why museums have become the target for repatriation claims in recent decades. She is also the author of Contesting Human Remains in Museums Collections.

Visit her website at: https://tiffanyjenkinsinfo.wordpress.com

 

Related Sessions
Thursday 11 October 2012, 12.30pm Hotel Rival, Maria Square, Stockholm, Sweden
Saturday 13 October 2012, 4.00pm Felix Meritis, Keizersgracht 324, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Saturday 20 October 2012, 10.30am Fountain Room
Saturday 20 October 2012, 12.15pm Cinema 1
Saturday 20 October 2012, 3.30pm Fountain Room
Sunday 21 October 2012, 9.30am Frobisher 4-6
Sunday 21 October 2012, 5.00pm Fountain Room
Sunday 21 October 2012, 6.30pm Fountain Room

Publications

She is currently completing her next book: Keeping Their Marbles: How the Treasures of Antiquity Ended Up in Museums – And Why They Should Stay There.

Political Culture, Soft Interventions and Nation Building (Routledge, 2014)
Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: the crisis of cultural authority (Routledge, 2010)

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