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January 2015

Latest Blog Posts

  • The Endangered Material Knowledge Programme (EMKP) is a major new programme that will help preserve the knowledge of traditional material practices and knowledge systems that are in danger of disappearing by providing grants for documentation work. It focuses on the ‘made world’ and how people create, build, repair and use the natural resources and objects to shape their societies, spaces, and bodies. The...

  • Today we have another project profile, this time from Frances Lennard.  If you wish to have a project, collection or object you are working on profiled on the MEG blog then please email web@museumethnographersgroup.org.uk   Dr Mark Nesbitt, Dr Andy Mills and Dr Adrienne Kaeppler examining a rare Samoan upeti at Kew. We have recently come to the end of a three-year...

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