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A discussion forum with

Dr Peter Jakab

Associate Director, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington DC

The Display and Interpretation of Technology with Particular Reference to Exhibitions and Educational Programmes

Linked to the Centenary Commemoration of World War I

Other contributors include:
Andrew Nahum, Senior Curator in Aviation, Science Museum, London; David Hendy, Professor of Media History, University of Westminster.

Wednesday 16 May 2012, 6.30 – 8.30 p.m.
The Boardroom, University of Westminster, 309 Regent Street, London W1B 2UW
Open and free. No booking required, but RSVP appreciated.
Please bring to the attention of colleagues and students.

Further information and RSVP: Helena Scott, email[email protected]

Peter Jakab is Associate Director for Collections and Curatorial Affairs and curator of World War I Aviation at the National Air and Space Museum.  His publications include Visions of a Flying Machine: The Wright Brothers and the Process of Invention (Smithsonian Institution Press, 1990); The Published Writings of Wilbur and Orville Wright (Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000; co-edited with Rick Young); and The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age (National Geographic Society, 2003; co-authored with Tom Crouch). At NASM he has curated numerous exhibitions, including The Wright Brothers and the Invention of the Aerial Age, which opened in 2003.