Posts tagged with 'university of liverpool'
To accompany The Singh Twins’ major new exhibition Slaves of Fashion: New Works by The Singh Twins at the Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool and the University of Liverpool School of Histories, Languages and Cultures are hosting a one-day conference, open to the public to explore the issues raised by The Twins’ new artworks.
16 March 2016 by Sarah
On Monday, Kevin Hyland, OBE and the UK’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner, visited Liverpool and delivered the 2016 Annual Lecture for the Centre for the Study of International Slavery at our Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. building.
In case you missed it, here’s an overview by Dr Alex Balch, co-Director of the Centre for the Study of International Slavery (CSIS): Read more…
15 December 2015 by Liz
One of the Museum of Liverpool’s latest acquisitions into the Regional Archaeology Collection is the amazing Malpas Hoard. This collection of coins, buried around AD50 has been acquired jointly with Congleton Museum as part of the Cheshire Hoards Project, supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.
The hoard consists of seven Iron Age coins, of a denomination called staters, and 28 Roman coins of a denomination called denarii. Read more…
26 August 2015 by Felicity
Restoring two of the most significant tide predicting machines ever built to their former working glory was a challenge recently undertaken by members of our conservation team. In this post, Steve Newman, head of metals conservation at National Museums Liverpool, talks us though the importance of the machines, which are now on display at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) based on the University of Liverpool campus at the Joseph Proudman building, 6 Brownlow Street, Liverpool. Read more…