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‘Museum Activism’ is a new book which elucidates the largely untapped potential for museums as intellectual and civic resources in addressing inequalities, injustice and environmental challenges. Edited by Prof Richard Sandell and Robert R Janes it documents the extraordinary range of ways in which museum activism is at work in the 21st century. 

Published by Routledge, a 20% discount is available to alumni – use code MA230

China Conference – save the date. There will be a conference collaboration between Shaanxi Normal University in Xi'an and the University of Leicester, School of Museum Studies between 15th – 20th September 2019. The conference will take place in Xi’an, Shaanxi PRC and is aimed at PhD and MA/MSc students and new researchers. More details to follow.