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
Wednesday 8 October 2014, 19.00 Institute for Art Theory and Media Studies, ELTE, Muzeum krt. 6-8., Budapest, Ground floor No. 40
Saturday 18 October 2014, 16.00 Free Stage
Sunday 19 October 2014, 10.00 Hammerson Room
Sunday 19 October 2014, 14.00 Conservatory
Sunday 19 October 2014, 16.00 Pit Theatre

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)

Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?

"Some of the freest speech I have enjoyed in years."
Baroness Ruth Deech QC, crossbench peer; chairman, Bar Standards Board

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