Candace Richards is the assistant curator of the Nicholson Collection, and has been part of the Sydney University Museums team for more than 10 years. Her work is currently focused on the publication of research related to the opening suite of exhibitions of the Nicholson's archaeology and antiquities collections for the Chau Chak Wing Museum. Candace is also working towards new collaborative in-depth scientific research projects of the collections and ongoing archival research of the history of the Nicholson Collection and the participants in its formation.
Candace is an archaeologist interested in Mediterranean and Balkan archaeology and has worked on research and commercial excavations in Europe and Australia. She is a senior team member of the Paphos Theatre Archaeological Project (Cyprus) and is undertaking her PhD on the prolific reuse of architecture in the area of Nea Paphos, Cyprus from the Hellenistic period to the modern day. In addition, Candace is currently working on the publication of the site’s recently excavated game boards.
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