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Welcome to the Museum Ethnographers Group website, the place for resources, support and networking opportunities relating to museum ethnography in the UK.

Join us to become involved in debates relating to museum ethnography, whether you are working in museums, teaching, researching, studying, or just interested.

MEG is active across the web - please visit our blog, read our newsletter, and find us on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook, . Better still, join our community by becoming a member.

Have news and views relating to Museum Ethnography you want to share? MEG would love to hear from you. If you wish to contribute a blog post please contact MEG's web officer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. The MEG blog is updated regularly and summarized in MEG newsletters, which are emailed to members every two months from January. Blog posts have included exhibition reviews, event listings, help with identifications and project news. 

 

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Latest Blog Posts

  • By Sally Ayres, curator, RAMM, Exeter. When Rachel Heminway Hurst’s email arrived in December last year, proposing a MEG trip to Tervuren to visit the Royal Museum of Central Africa and be guided around the re-displays of this controversial museum, I think I was one of the first to sign up. I had been to the museum many years ago while researching the representation...

  •   Venues & Dates:        Horniman Museum and Gardens, London, Friday 3 April 2020 Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter, Wednesday 8 April 2020New Walk Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester, Tuesday 14 April 2020The Royal Pavilion and Museums, Brighton, Friday 17 April 2020National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, Friday 24 April 2020Time:                                     10h00 – 16h30Places available:               10 per venueThe University of Glasgow’s AHRC-funded research project SituatingPacific Barkcloth...

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