meg log header med





2008 Conference: 'Museum Ethnography At Home'

Conference Organisers: Alison Petch & Chris Wingfield

10 & 11 April, St John's College and Pitt Rivers Museum, University of Oxford

Museums of anthropology are supposed to be fascinated by 'the other', the material culture of exotic cultures and remote places, far from the site of the museums. However, the Pitt Rivers Museum is not the only UK ethnographic museum which actually has large ethnographic and archaeological collections from its own country.

Latest Blog Posts

  •  Ipsiwch Museum are looking for a 9-month maternity cover for their Collections Information Officer. They are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced person to take on the role of Collections Information Officer in their Collections & Learning Team at Ipswich, to help update and manage data about their varied and extensive collections and bring them to life for a wide range of audiences. Application...

  • By Johann Zetterstrom-Sharp (Chair)    On March 16th we hosted the first of MEG’s Keeping Connected events, focusing on repatriation. These events emerged through conversations about what MEG is and what we have to offer, and the recognition that MEG is a community. It has been a place where colleagues have felt supported, able to ask questions they struggle asking within their organisations,...

.