Dr Susannah Eckersley

Lecturer
Media, Culture, Heritage, Newcastle University, UK
Participates in 3 items
Dr Susannah Eckersley is a lecturer in Museum, Gallery & Heritage Studies at Newcastle University, UK, with research interests in dark heritage (in particular in relation to German history); memory and identity; the heritage of migration, diversity and representation; cultural policy; museum architecture and built heritage. One commonality between these diverse interests is that they all encompass the complex relationships between the past and the present, the public and the state. She was a researcher on the European Commission funded €2.8m FP7 project, MeLA: European Museums in an Age of Migrations from 2011-2014 working with Prof Chris Whitehead, Dr Rhiannon Mason and Dr Katherine Lloyd, and is the deputy project co-ordinator of, and co-investigator on, CoHERE: Critical Heritages – performing and representing identities in Europe, funded by the European Commission with €2.5m under Horizon 2020.
Publications include: Whitehead, C., Lloyd, K., Eckersley, S., & Mason, R. (eds) (2015) Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe, Ashgate: London Eckersley, S. (2015) ‘Walking the tightrope between memory and diplomacy: Addressing the post-World War II Expulsions of Germans in German Museums’ in Whitehead, C., Lloyd, K., Eckersley, S. & Mason, R. (eds) (2015) Museums, Migration and Identity in Europe, Ashgate: London, pp.101-122 Whitehead, C., Mason, R., Eckersley, S. & Lloyd, K. (eds) (2013) “Placing” Europe in the Museum: People(s), Places, Identities, Mela Books, Politecnico di Milano: Milan. http://www.mela-project.eu/publications/1065 Whitehead, C., Eckersley, S. & Mason, R. (2012) Placing Migration in European Museums: Theoretical, Contextual and Methodological Foundations, Mela Books, Politecnico di Milano: Milan. http://www.mela-project.eu/publications/948 Eckersley, S. C. (2012) ‘Opening the doors to hold the fort: museums and instrumental cultural policy in 19th century Britain and Germany’, Museum History Journal, 5:1, 77-104 http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/mhj.2012.5.1.77

Sessions in which Dr Susannah Eckersley participates

Saturday June 4, 2016

11:00 AM
11:00 AM

Sunday June 5, 2016

9:00 AM
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