Wellcome Unit Seminars Monday 9th February

‘Visual and Material Culture in the History of Medicine’
Conveners: Sloan Mahone and Erica Charters

Week 4 – 9 February

Anna Faherty, Kingston University

Collections and curiosity: How museum and archive exhibits promote wonder, learning and outrage

Anna Faherty is a Senior Lecturer on the MA Publishing and also runs her own content development and digital publishing consultancy. Working across the publishing, museum and charity sectors, she is dedicated to developing and implementing high quality publishing and communications projects, which deliver non-financial outcomes as well as sustainable profits.

Anna has hands-on management experience as director of a multi-million pound publishing division and board member of a small independent museum. She has held editorial positions within major academic publishers, including Pearson, Palgrave Macmillan and Hodder Education. Her consultancy clients include the Design Museum, Jeans for Genes, National Maritime Museum, Oxford University Press, Quercus Publishers, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Time Out, the V&A Museum and Wiley. Anna also writes learning resources for teachers, families and school learners. She has appeared on Radio 4, BBC online and local radio and has been interviewed by the Independent and Guardian newspapers.

Coffee will be available from 14:00. Seminars begin at 14:15 prompt. Please note there is no parking available at the Unit.