Dan Hicks

Dan Hicks headshot

Dan Hicks is Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at the University of Oxford and Curator of World Archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum. Hicks is the author of The Brutish Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution, which was listed as one of The New York Times Best Art Books of 2020. In 2017, he was awarded the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Rivers Memorial Medal. His other books include A Cultural History of Objects; Archaeology and Photography: Time, Objectivity and Archive; and Lande: The Calais “Jungle” and Beyond.

Recorded Interview

On Museums, Photography & Violence

April 23, 2021

Also featuring: Ariella Aïsha Azoulay, Professor of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University

Moderator: Maika Pollack, Director and Chief Curator at John Young Museum of Art and University Galleries

Sponsors: Hawai‘i Community Foundation, Kamehameha Schools, and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa