LAMAS 56th Local History Conference

Saturday 19 November 2022 11 am – 17.15 pm

Weston Theatre, Museum of London

The Museum of London: A Celebration



10.30: Doors open: registration and displays by societies

11.00: Welcome and opening remarks

11.10-11.45: Curating Modern London (Dr Cathy Ross, Honorary Research Fellow at Museum of London)

11.45-12.20: The Museum and its early galleries (Dr Chris Ellmers, former Assistant Keeper of the Modern Section at the Museum of London)

12.20-12.45: Comfort break

12.45-13.20: History, Archaeology, and the Museum of London (Harvey Sheldon, Honorary Research Fellow at Birkbeck College, University of London)

13.20-13.30: LAMAS Publication Awards. Introduced and presented by the Chair of the Local History Committee

13.30-14.30: Lunch break

2.30-3.05: Conserving the Museum of London’s collections (Helen Ganiaris, Conservator Emeritus at Museum of London)

3.05-3.40: Ever Changing London: the Museum of London’s temporary exhibitions (Alex Werner, Curator at the Museum of London)

3.40-4.15: Refreshment break (tea and coffee provided)

4.15-5.05: Looking back and looking forward (Sharon Ament, Director of the Museum of London)

5.05-5.15: Closing remarks