Participant Info

First Name
Aleen Leigh
Last Name
Nova Scotia Museum; University of York (UK)
Website URL
cultural landscapes, music, migration, heritage, craftsmanship, trade skills
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Personal Info

About Me
Recent Publications

“The Invisible Island: Immigration, Environment, and a New Europe on Big Island, Nova Scotia”: Coauthored with Dr. David Duke, Acadiensis: The Journal of the History of the Atlantic Region (forthcoming, Winter/Spring 2019).

“Coastal Conversations: A Study in Islandness on Big Island, Nova Scotia”: currently in preparation as NSM Curatorial Report ePublication (forthcoming 2019).

“Craftsmanship, the Craft Crisis, and Lessons from the Family Boatbuilding Movement”: currently in peer review, APT Bulletin: The Journal of Preservation Technology.

“In the Round: The Circular Heritage of Country Music”: Coauthored with Dr. John Schofield, currently in peer review, International Journal of Heritage Studies.

Media Coverage
Country Focus
Britain & North America
Expertise by Geography
Atlantic, British Isles, North America, United Kingdom, United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Art & Architectural History, Environment, Local & Regional, Migration & Immigration, Museums, Religion