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
Saturday 30 October 2010, 10.30am Courtyard Gallery
Saturday 30 October 2010, 1.30pm Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Sunday 31 October 2010, 12.30pm Courtyard Gallery
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)


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