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”
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”
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”
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”
Behind the Decadence, there’s Dust … A reproduced extract of the Gustav Wunderwald essay, first published on the Public Domain Review.
Oil Maps of the Middle East Published to coincide with the British Library’s 2016/17 exhibition, Drawing the Line.
Gustav Wunderwald’s Paintings of Weimar Berlin