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Miller Center Event October 1 | Dan Hicks, University of Oxford

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Miller Center Event October 1 | Dan Hicks, University of Oxford

History Friday, October 1, 2021 12:00 pm-2:00 pm Via Zoom

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at the University of Maryland presents . . .

The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution 

A discussion with Dan Hicks of the University of Oxford

Part of the Miller Center 2021-2022 theme of Information 

Friday, October 1 at 12:00 p.m. EDT

Via Zoom with Registration

 

Register

 

Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. He was Visiting Professor at the musée du quai Branly in 2017-18, and was awarded the Rivers Medal of the Royal Anthropological Society in 2017. Dan's new book, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution was published by Pluto Press in November 2020, and is released in paperback on 20 October 2021. It Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. He was Visiting Professor at the musée du quai Branly in 2017-18, and was awarded the Rivers Medal of the Royal Anthropological Society in 2017. Dan's new book, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution was published by Pluto Press in November 2020, and is released in paperback on 20 October 2021. It has been described by Ben Okri OBE as "a startling act of conscience", by The Economist as "a real game-changer", by The Guardian as “beautifully written and carefully argued”, by CNN as “unsparing”, by Nature as “timely”, and by the Sunday Times as "destined to become an essential text". The Brutish Museums was listed as one of the New York Times Best Art Books of 2020, with the recommendation: “If you care about museums and the world, read this book.”

Add to Calendar 10/01/21 12:00 PM 10/01/21 2:00 PM America/New_York Miller Center Event October 1 | Dan Hicks, University of Oxford

The Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at the University of Maryland presents . . .

The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution 

A discussion with Dan Hicks of the University of Oxford

Part of the Miller Center 2021-2022 theme of Information 

Friday, October 1 at 12:00 p.m. EDT

Via Zoom with Registration

 

Register

 

Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. He was Visiting Professor at the musée du quai Branly in 2017-18, and was awarded the Rivers Medal of the Royal Anthropological Society in 2017. Dan's new book, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution was published by Pluto Press in November 2020, and is released in paperback on 20 October 2021. It Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford, Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum and a Fellow of St Cross College, Oxford. He was Visiting Professor at the musée du quai Branly in 2017-18, and was awarded the Rivers Medal of the Royal Anthropological Society in 2017. Dan's new book, The Brutish Museums: the Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution was published by Pluto Press in November 2020, and is released in paperback on 20 October 2021. It has been described by Ben Okri OBE as "a startling act of conscience", by The Economist as "a real game-changer", by The Guardian as “beautifully written and carefully argued”, by CNN as “unsparing”, by Nature as “timely”, and by the Sunday Times as "destined to become an essential text". The Brutish Museums was listed as one of the New York Times Best Art Books of 2020, with the recommendation: “If you care about museums and the world, read this book.”