Publications

  • Contemporary Collecting Toolkit’ - Museum Development North West and Jen Kavanagh (2019) - available here and below

  • 'Collecting challenging contemporary history: terrorist attacks in London and New York' in Baveystock, Z and Rhys, O (2014) Collecting the Contemporary: A handbook for social history museums

  • 'Embedding plurality: exploring participatory practice in the development of a new permanent gallery' in Science Museum Journal with Bunning, K, McSweeney, K and Sandell, R (2015)

  • 'Museum Participation: new directions for audience collaboration' - edited by Kayte McSweeney and Jen Kavanagh (2016) - available here

  • 'The power of participation for enriching displays and collections' in SPOKES magazine #19, ECSITE (2016) with McSweeney, K - available here

Teaching

  • University of Westminster - seminars on challenging contemporary histories at the Museum of London, 2015-present

  • University of Manchester - seminar on collections audits for Art Gallery and Museum Studies MA programme, 2015-present

  • UCL Qatar - week-long short course on community and collaborative collecting practice for museum staff, 2016

  • University of Manchester - seminar on audiences and engagement for BA music, drama and art history students, 2016

  • King's College summer school - seminar on contemporary collecting protest material at the Museum of London, 2015

I am available for undergraduate and postgraduate sessions - please get in touch if you'd like to discuss working together.