26 July 2011

Museum Friends on a Talk on Heritage

Dr Rose Boswell will be the main speaker on this year's 157th Annual General Meeting of the Friends of the Museum. This will take place this Wednesday, the 27 July 2011 at Rennie Wing Hall of the Albany Museum in Somerset Street.

Her topic is entiltled "The Influence of Heritage, Memory and Identity in the African Museum".

Dr Boswell is an Associate Professor of Anthropology and Head of Anthropology Department, and Deputy Dean of the Humanities faculty at Rhodes University.

She has done anthropological fieldwork on heritage, identity, gender and diversity management in South Africa, Mauritius, Madagascar, Seychelles and Zanzibar. She is author of three books and several academic articles.

She is also a mother of three lovely children.

All interested people are welcomed. Membership forms are still available to anyone interested in being a member of the Friends of the Albany Museum.

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