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Engaging Curators Case Studies

Case Study One

Horniman Museums and Gardens London: Collections People Stories: Anthropology Reconsidered 

Case Study Two

University of Aberdeen: Blackfoot Collections in UK Museums: Reviving Relationships through Artefacts - International Research Network

Case Study Three

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and University College London: Moving Images: John Layard, Fieldwork and Photography on Malakula since 1914

Case Study Four 

Deakin University, Australia: Kelabit Highlands Community Museum Development Project

Case Study Five

Concordia University, Canada: Souviner, Talisman, Toy: An Exhibition and Intercultural Dialogue Project

Case Study Six 

National Museums of World Culture, Gothenburg, Sweden: The State of Things 

Case Study Seven

Science Museum, London: Connecting Africa: Co-creating Cameroon's Mobile Culture 

Case Study Eight

Cambridge University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology: Artefacts of Encounter: A Collaborative Project at University of Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology 

Case Study Nine 

National Museum of Ethnology, The Netherlands and Leiden University National Museum of Ethnology: Yesterday's Knowledge, Tomorrow's Future. Learning from the Elders

Case Study Ten 

University of Vigo, Spain: Open Museum Programme (Programa Museo Aberto)

 

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