End of Term event – 8th Dec

The event featured presentations from the Museum of the Home including the ‘Stay Home’ collecting project and how to develop a career in museums. It was also be an opportunity for students to connect and network with their fellow students as well as ask any questions related to their studentship to the LAHP Team.


2pm Introduction from Prof. Alison Blunt (LAHP Director)

2.10pm Update from Prof. Hugh Bowden (LAHP Deputy Director, Training and Cohort Development)

2.15pm Sonia Solicari (Director, Museum of the Home)

2.40pm Azeezat Johnson (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow QMUL)

2.55pm Break

3pm LAHP Student Representatives

3.10pm Networking activity in breakout rooms

3.40pm Update from Dr Anna Sexton (Deputy Director, Collaborations & Partnerships)

               Remote placement opportunities:

               3.40pm Rachel Smillie, Head of Academic Partnerships – National Archives

               3.45pm Catherine Souch, Head of Research and Higher Education, Royal Geographical Society

               3.50pm Melissa Bennet, Community Engagement Officer – Greater London Authority

3.55pm Q&A

4pm Event finishes

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