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Sensory Encounters in Monasteries in Ladakh

Sensory Encounters in Monasteries in Ladakh

In this blog, Dr Alexandra shares with ReReeti the work she and her team undertook in the incredible mountainous region of Ladakh. This blog post is the third in a series that explores the Things Unbound project, a partnership funded by UKIERI and the British Academy (2014-2017)

Object handling at City Palace Museum in Jaipur

Object handling at City Palace Museum in Jaipur

This blog post is the second in a series that explores the Things Unbound project, a partnership funded by UKIERI and the British Academy (2014-2017), between the School of Museum Studies at the University of Leicester, UK (led by Professor Sandra Dudley) and the National Museum Institute in New Delhi, India (led by Professor Manvi Seth). Research took place in sites including: in India at Maharaja Sawai Man Singh II Museum, or City Palace Museum in Jaipur, Rajasthan, and Thiksay Monastery in Ladakh; and in the UK at Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire, and Harborough Museum at Market Harborough in Leicestershire.

Community Pride, Museums and Regional Australia

Community Pride, Museums and Regional Australia

In the third and final part of Next Steps for Museums to Build Community and Audience, Mantej Singh, shares with ReReeti, his thoughts on Community Pride, Museums and Regional Australia.  Recently I visited some towns in regional New South where the population was anywhere between 3,000 to 40,000. As I travelled between these towns, the soil on the side of …