Emma King giving the keynote presentation at a Holocaust Memorial Day event in Huddersfield in 2020. Image courtesy of John Steele Photography.

Be the light: some reflections on Holocaust Memorial Day

Some thoughts on the meaning and importance of Holocaust Memorial Day and the relationship between commemoration and education, present and past.

Categories: History, Learning

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A view of Platt Fields Park from the upstairs window of Platt Hall

The 'now page'

Here's what I'm thinking about right now.

Categories: Freelancing

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How to be a (successful) freelancer

It’s quite simple to become a freelancer. All you need to do to cover the legal basics is register with HMRC and complete an annual tax return. Becoming a successful freelancer is another matter. I won’t claim to be an expert on the subject but I first started my consultancy business in 2004 so I have some experience. Here are some of the things I’ve learned.

Categories: Freelancing

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Working Internationally

Brexit might be happening, but funding is still available for UK cultural sector organisations to work internationally. Thinking ahead to a post-pandemic world, these are my top tips for successful international collaboration.

Categories: Interpretation

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Working with Consultants

How do you get the best out of freelancers and consultants? Having been a consultant, then a museum director, and now a consultant again, I've experienced both sides of the relationship. These are my tips for making it a success.

Categories: Freelancing

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