Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

In GLAM we work with external partners in the Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums sectors.

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Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums

Our research

In working with partners in the GLAM sector, we are exploring how history is understood and communicated outside the academy.

Our research explores questions like how family historians use their own research to challenge existing understandings of the past, and how museums and heritage sites present sensitive, difficult and controversial stories.

We work with a huge range of external partners locally and globally, including many galleries, archives, museums, and libraries in the city of Leeds, such as Leeds Local and Family History Library and the Thackray Medical Museum.

Discover our subject specialists who lead our research - from postgraduate research students to internationally-renowned academic staff.

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Explore our research projects directory to discover past and present research activity.

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News and events

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Master's students in History have worked with archivists in the University of…

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Dr Kevin Linch explored the personal and professional lives of British Army…

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A nineteenth-century portrait showing a man in a white wig wearing a red military jacket

Join us at The National Archives for a study day diving into the careers of British Army officers from 1790 to 1820 on the anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.

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