1. Contributors

        Bernadette Buckley

        writer and academic, Bristol

      1. Bernadette Buckley is a writer and academic whose research explores the relationship between art and politics, art and conflict, cultural studies, and philosophy. Currently, she is Lecturer in International Politics at Goldsmiths College, London, where she also convenes the MA program in Art and Politics. Prior to joining Goldsmiths in 2007, she taught Contemporary Art Theory & Practice at the International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, where she established the Gallery and Art Museum Education Studies MA program. Buckley was also Head of Education and Research at the John Hansard Gallery, University of Southampton, Southampton. In addition to writing for journals and art publications such as Brumaria, Postcolonial Studies, and Review of International Studies, her writings have appeared in numerous exhibition catalogues and anthologies, including Art and Conflict (2014), The Destruction of Cultural Heritage in Iraq (2008), and Art in the Age of Terrorism (2005). Buckley sits on the academic Advisory Board for Tate Papers and the Journal for Museum Education. She is on the steering group for Tate Learning Research Centre and the advisory committee for Artaker, which promotes encounters between peace-builders, researchers, and cultural organizations on the one hand, and artists and creative practitioners on the other. Her research has been supported by grants from the Arts & Humanities Research Council, Arts Council England, En-quire, Heritage Lottery Fund, and the Wellcome Trust. Buckley lives and works in Bristol and London. [Last updated 2015]