PhD student researching ‘British Collecting in Ethiopia 1769 to 1960: Explorers, Missionaries, Military Expeditions, and Royal Gifting’ at National Museums Scotland and the University of St Andrews. Funded by the AHRC Collaborative Doctoral Partnership’s Scottish Cultural Heritage Consortium.


Maqdala and the South Kensington Museum: 150 years later.” In Intersectional Encounters in the Nineteenth-Century Archive: New Essays on Power and Discourse, edited by Rachel Bryant Davies and Erin Johnson-Williams. London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2022

Has the British Museum finally found its voice?Apollo Magazine October 2020: 18-19 and online

The Lives of the Objects, edited by Dr Tristram Hunt. London: V&A Publishing, 2020 (as Dr Hunt’s Researcher)

Ethiopian Objects at the Victoria and Albert Museum.African Research and Documentation 135 (2019): 8-24

“The Pepys Cup.” In The Cast Courts, edited by Angus Patterson and Marjorie Trusted. London: V&A Publishing, 2018

“Queen Terunesh’s Jewellery at the V&A.” Jewellery History Today 32 (2018): 11

Presentations and Papers

Fair Museum Jobs Career Summit (Online, 28 Nov 2020): Panel session on Changing Careers

Lockdown Legacy: The Digital Future of the Art & Cultural Heritage World Webinar organised by the Scottish Society for Art History and Creative Informatics (Online, 7 Nov 2020): Presentation on Automating access to collections during lockdown

European Conference on African Studies (Edinburgh, Jun 2019): Presentation on Maqdala 1868 as part of panel Connecting and Disrupting African Collections in European Museums

Practices of Engagement with Contested Heritage Workshop (V&A/AHRC, London, Nov 2018): Joint presentation on Maqdala 1868 with V&A Intepretation Editor Asha McLoughlin

Exploring the Institution of Archaeology KCL Seminar Series (London, Oct 2018): Talk and discussion on Maqdala 1868

Museums, Collections & Conflict, 1500-2010: MGHG Biennial Conference (London, Jul 2018): Poster presentation on Maqdala 1868

UCL and the British Museum in Africa and the Middle East Conference (London, May 2018): Presentation on Maqdala 1868

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