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Climate Justice Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series: Miranda Lowe
Start Date: 11/19/2021Start Time: 12:00 PM
End Date: 11/19/2021End Time: 1:00 PM

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Join Drexel's Arts Administration & Museum Leadership program for a special lunchtime installment of the Fall Cultural Leadership Guest Speaker Series focusing on Climate Justice, featuring Miranda Lowe on Friday, November 19 at 12:00 pm ET.

Miranda Lowe is a principal curator and scientist at the Natural History Museum, London looking after their oceanographic collections of corals, crabs and jellyfish. She presents lectures and publishes on both curatorial and scientific uses of museum historical collections in current climate change research as well as decolonial approaches to this work. Her media work with creative industries allows her to link art, science, and nature to aid the public understanding of natural world. She is a co-founder of Museum Detox, network for people of colour who work in the arts and heritage sector championing EDI. As part of the Climate Reframe UK project, she collaborates with some of the best Black, Brown, Asian, People of Colour and UK based Indigenous Peoples who are advocating for climate justice. She is chair of arts charity Culture&, trustee at York Museums Trust and Oxford University Museum of Natural History, UK. Miranda recently won the Soc. Hist. Nat. Hist. President’s Award 2021 and is listed in the BBC Women's Hour Power List 2020: Our Planet

Register: drexel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctc-yorT8jG9bdQC2utJtGDB0ej4HBG9V4

View the full Fall lineup at drexel.edu/westphal/academics/graduate/AAML/speaker-series

Contact Information:
Name: Heather Grace McLaughlin
Email: hgm28@drexel.edu
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