RTBC AT EPISODE 250: how museums shape our society

Hello! This week we're talking about museums and the role they have in shaping social and political issues. Many in the museum community agree that our museums are not neutral, but what does that mean when it comes to addressing issues such as climate change, colonialism and corporate influence? We talk to Doug Gurr, Director of the Natural History Museum, Professor Laura Van Broekhoven, Director of the Pitt Rivers Museum and Professor of Museum Studies, Ethics and Material Culture at the University of Oxford and Dr Chris Garrard, Co-Director of campaign group Culture Unstained.

Plus: Geoff delves into the archives and quizzes Ed on 250 episodes of RTBC history. How well does he do?

Show notes:

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Natural History Museum

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Pitt Rivers Museum

Culture Unstained

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