Monthly Archives: March 2013

Encountering the Sacred in Museums by Tobias Tan

On Friday 15 March I attended a study day at the British Museum which considered the spiritual and sacred dimension of visitor experience in a plethora of museums. The British Museum has recently hosted a trilogy of exhibitions which have each, in their own way, explored the theme of spiritual journeys: Journey through the Afterlife: […]

Robert Baden-Powell’s Scouting for Boys (1908)

Reading Group Session on 6 March 2013 by Priyasha Mukhopadhyay One of the great lessons that a modern reader learns from Scouting for Boys is that many organisations and practices that are considered to be an integral part of British national culture have, indeed, a colonial origin. Robert Baden-Powell’s Scouting Movement, of which Scouting for Boys […]