The Stenton Lecture – “Collecting the Objects of History”

Thursday 12th November 2009, 1815 hrs

Agriculture Building, Whiteknights Campus, University of Reading

The Stenton Lecture was given by Neil MacGregor, the Director of the British Museum.

Neil MacGregor started his distinguished career as a lecturer in the Art History Department at the University of Reading before going on to be director of the National Gallery and then director of the British Museum.  Neil has reinforced and underlined the British Museum as a great world collection in a global context.  In the 2009 Stenton Lecture, Neil MacGregor addressed the issues, challenges and potential of using objects to construct a narrative of world history for the globalised 21st century.

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