Audio podcasts of talks at “Objects in Motion”

CRASSH has now posted audio podcasts of sixteen of the talks and keynotes at the international interdisciplinary conference Objects in Motion: Material Culture in Transition:

 

Amal Sachedina (Brown University), “More Coffee Anyone: The Coffeepot as an Object of Reform and Restoration in the Sultanate of Oman”

 

Christina Williamson (Carleton University Ottawa), “Movement and Meaning in a Century-Old Inuit Parka”

 

Claire Sabel (University of Cambridge), “Cultures of Colorimetry”

 

Dora Vargha (University of London), “Traveling pathogens, flying vaccines: a story of failure in global polio vaccination”

 

Elsje van Kessel (University of St. Andrews), “Temporary exhibitions as object movers in early modern Italy”

 

Emma Martin (National Museums Liverpool / University of Manchester), “The transition of Tibetan book-covers into colonial worlds”

 

John P. McCarthy (Delaware State Parks) — presented by Chris Wingfield (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge), “Extraordinary Uses of Ordinary Things: Negotiating African Identity at the Cemeteries of the First African Baptist Church, Philadelphia”

 

Katharina Nordhofen (University of Vienna), “More than a frame: strategies of appropriation of Byzantine ivories on Ottonian book covers”

 

Nazneen Ahmed (University College London), “Religious objects in motion: Two Ealing Case Studies”

 

Nicholas Thomas (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge), “A critique of the natural artefact: rethinking re-contextualisation”

 

Paul Gooding and Stephen Bennett (University of East Anglia), “‘A Link to the Past’: Remastered Videogames and the Material Archive”

 

Petra Tjitske Kalshoven (University of Manchester), “Animal artefacts: categorical trespassing by the curiously lifelike”

 

Rachel Hand (Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology), “Polity in motion: 18th century musical instruments and the regalia of Tonga’s sacred chief

 

Simon Schaffer (University of Cambridge), “Soft matter and mobile objects”

 

Stephanie Bunn (University of St. Andrews), “The pattern of the past in the present: felt textiles in transition in Kyrgyzstan and Central Asia”

 

Willemijn van Noord (University of Amsterdam), “An ancient mirror in motion: from China through Siberia to the Netherlands and back (c. 100 BCE – 1700 CE)”

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