Dr Tiffany Jenkins
writer and broadcaster; author, Keeping Their Marbles: how treasures of the past ended up in museums and why they should stay there

Tiffany Jenkins is an author, academic, broadcaster and consultant on cultural policy. She is an honorary fellow in Department of Art History at the University of Edinburgh;  and a former visiting fellow in the Department of Law at the London School of Economics.  Her book Keeping Their Marbles: How Treasures of the Past Ended Up in Museums and Why They Should Stay There was published in 2016 to critical acclaim. She is also the author of Contesting Human Remains in Museum Collections: The Crisis of Cultural Authority. Tiffany  presented the BBC Radio 4 programme Beauty and the Brain, which explored what science can tell us about art, and most recently wrote and presented A Narrative History of Secrecy, for BBC Radio 4.

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