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Taking Shape: Knowledge as Museum Display Lohman, Jack


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.

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