Kim Weir

PhD Candidate at the University of Nottingham

Kim Weir obtained an undergrdauate degree in American and English Studies at the University of Nottingham, then completed a Masters in Art Gallery and Museum Studies at the University of Manchester. After graduating, she spent eight years working in the museums and visual arts sectors in the UK and Australia. Her PhD (under Stream 1 of COTCA) explores how US colonial rule in the Philippines (1902 to 1946) shaped the public monuments erected in the country throughout the twentieth century, and how these have affected the way in which particular Philippine historical events have been memorialised and remembered.

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