Towards an Historical Geography of a ‘National’ Museum: The Industrial Museum of Scotland, the Edinburgh Museum of Science and Art and the Royal Scottish Museum, 1854-1939.This thesis adopts a primarily process-based methodology to put a museum in its place as a site of knowledge-making. It examines the practices of space which were productive of a government-funded (‘national’) museum in Edinburgh. Taking a spatial perspective, and recognising that place is both material and metaphorical, the thesis...
Swinney, Geoffrey N
Journal articleThe paper combines a biographical and a geographical perspective to construct an auto-critique of a commemorative exhibition as a museological event. Taking as its primary focus the bicentenary exhibition staged in the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh in 2012–2013, it situates an autobiographical exploration of the process of collaboration...
Worden, Sarah ; Swinney, Geoffrey N