Ms Nicola Froggatt

Supervised by

  • Zoe Laidlaw First/primary/lead supervisor

    1/10/17 → …

Research interests

From "Wretched Savages" to the World's "Most Beautiful" Artefacts: British Ethnographic Collections from Western Australia:

My research focuses on how and why Indigenous Western Australian material culture has been collected by non-Indigenous people, and how and why these objects then made their way to the UK.

By analysing these cross-cultural encounters, I hope to show how such items have helped to shape colonial and postcolonial ideas about value, place and identity.

 

Affiliations

I am supervised by Dr Zoe Laidlaw (Department of History, RHUL) and Dr Gaye Sculthorpe (Department for Africa, Oceania and the Americas, The British Museum).

 

Educational Background

MA, Museum Studies (University of Leicester)

BA, English and History (University of Southampton)

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