Over fifteen years’ experience working in the arts and heritage sector, with a particular focus on digitisation programmes, digital collections management, and digital learning. Skills Digitisation and digital collections project management Content development of major on- and offline projects Writing and editing Clients, partnerships, publications Click to find out more: BBC Films British Library EdenContinue reading “Hello”

Msheireb Museums, Doha, Qatar

Research, curatorial development and script writing for four museums in the new Msheireb quarter in Doha, Qatar. The four museums are: the Bin Jelmood Museum of Slavery; Company House (the story of Qatar’s early oil explorers); Mohammad Bin Jassim House (the history of Doha and the Msheireb neighbourhood); Radwani House (a traditional early twentieth-century QatariContinue reading “Msheireb Museums, Doha, Qatar”

British Library blogs

The Hodeidah Incident: Britain’s indiscriminate military action in Yemen The British Legion’s Fundraising in the Age of Empire Persian carpets for European Customers ‘One Heap of Stones as good as another’ – Bahrain’s disappearing Burial Mounds ‘Pre-packed airports’ for the Persian Gulf? Mud hovels, mean Houses and Natural Philosophy The lonely Death of a BritishContinue reading “British Library blogs”

Qatar Digital Library

Contextual essays written as part of the British Library Qatar Foundations Partnership Programme, digitising materials from the India Office Records. Diplomacy, Disease and Death: the Story of Georgian Slaves in the Gulf German Interests in the Gulf’s Pearling Industry Mombasa: Britain’s shortest-lived Protectorate? Britain’s ineffectual Efforts to suppress the Slave Trade Telegraphs and Typewriters: theContinue reading “Qatar Digital Library”