I was invited along with Dr Sophie Scott-Brown (lecturer in history of ideas at UEA) and Sonia Solicari (Director, Museum of the Home) to participate in a panel on mid-century modern design, nostalgia for the 1950s, and the newly relaunched Museum of the Home, having been shortlisted for the 2021 New Generation Thinkers AHRC/BBC3 Award.

Period23 Jun 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleMid Century Modern
    Degree of recognitionInternational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio 3
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size45 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionA panel discussion about contemporary understandings of the 1950s home with Sonia Solicari (director of the Museum of the Home), Dr Rachele Dini, and Dr Sophie Scott Brown, UEA.
    Producer/AuthorLuke Mulihall
    PersonsRachele Dini


  • mid-century modern
  • interior design
  • museum studies
  • American history
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • period drama
  • appliances
  • vintage object collecting
  • popular culture
  • television studies
  • film