Live Webcast – begins at 11.00AM on March 8, 2013.   Please click on play button to view the lecture — for full screen view, click on upper right hand.

Jack Lohman is keynote speaker of the 4th Annual iSchool@UBC Research Day.   The theme of this year’s iSchool@UBC Research Day is Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures.  The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join in sharing the depth and breadth of their research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology.

Jack Lohman is Chief Executive Officer of the Royal British Columbia Museum.  Prior to that, he served as Professor of Museum Design and Communication at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts in Norway and Chairman of the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland.   Before taking up his present appointment, Jack Lohman had been Director of the Museum of London since August 2002.  In 2000 He was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South Africa, an organization consisting of fifteen national museums including the South African Museum, the South African Maritime Museum and the South African National Gallery where he led the creation of a new museum institution and the transformation of the national museum sector.  From 1985 to 1994 he worked for English Heritage, developing museums and exhibitions both nationally and internationally.


Select Articles and Books Available at UBC
Lohman, Jack. (2013, March 27). Museum architect chosen through rigorous process. Times Colonist. A11. [Link]

Goodnow, Katherine; Lohman, Jack; Marfleet, Philip. (2008). Museums, the Media and Refugees: Stoies of Crisis, Control and Compassion. New York: Berghahn Books. [Link]


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Live Webcast – begins at 11.00AM on March 8, 2013.  Tune in and view the lecture here on this page — for full screen view, click on upper right hand.

Jack Lohman as its keynote speaker as part of the 4th Annual Research Day at the iSchool at the Nass Reading Room (Room 459) in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.   The theme of this year’s iSchool@UBC Research Day is Infrastructures of Knowledge: Mediating Memories, Representing Relationships, Framing Futures.  The iSchool@UBC, invites UBC faculty and students to join in sharing the depth and breadth of our research endeavours at the intersections of information, people and technology. The event will showcase recent and ongoing research by faculty and students, a day set aside for reflecting on our work as designers, scholars and stewards of infrastructures of knowledge.

Jack Lohman is Chief Executive Officer of the Royal British Columbia Museum.  Prior to that, he served as Professor of Museum Design and Communication at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts in Norway and Chairman of the National Museum in Warsaw, Poland.   Before taking up his present appointment, Jack Lohman had been Director of the Museum of London since August 2002.  In 2000 He was appointed the Chief Executive Officer of Iziko Museums of Cape Town, South Africa, an organization consisting of fifteen national museums including the South African Museum, the South African Maritime Museum and the South African National Gallery where he led the creation of a new museum institution and the transformation of the national museum sector.  From 1985 to 1994 he worked for English Heritage, developing museums and exhibitions both nationally and internationally.


March 8, 11.00 a.m.-12.00 p.m at the Nass Reading Room (Room 459) in the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre.


bookawardsThe Canadian Library Association is proud to announce the shortlists for the 2013 CLA Book Awards here:

The winners will be announced for the Book of the Year for Children Award, the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator’s Award and the Young Adult Book Award on 15 April.

The awards will be presented at the 2013 CLA National and Conference and Trade Show on 30 May in Winnipeg at the Book Awards Reception.

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