This blog explores the history of why we eat turkey at Christmas and the story behind its growth in popularity over the last 500 years.
Learn about the Borodianka Rooster, a ceramic pitcher which gained international attention as a symbol of Ukraine’s strength and spirit.
Learn how staff at The MERL have worked with University of Reading scientists to develop a multisensory toolkit for reminiscence.
Do we care for the people who care for our food? Learn about the Feeding the Nation project, exploring the lives of seasonal migrant workers.
We spoke with researcher and author Zakiya McKenzie about her experience and perception of the English countryside.
Learn about how the Building Connections project has enabled us to explore and share underrepresented stories from England’s rural history.
As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with Navaratnam (Theeb) Partheeban about his work as a rural vet and his experiences in the sector as a person of colour.
As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with JC Niala about her experiences, research, and creative practice.
As part of Changing Perspectives in the Countryside, we spoke with Dr Mya-Rose Craig about how she champions rural conservation and equality.
Written by Dr Rhi Smith, Director of Museum Studies, University of Reading. How do you create a museum exhibition when you cannot get into the museum? Planning your first museum exhibition is tough experience at the best of times. Doing it online during a global pandemic takes that to another level. Even so, within the […]