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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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  • Call for Papers Annual Museum Ethnographers Group Conference Pitt Rivers Museum, Ashmolean Museum and St Hilda’s College, University of Oxford12 – 13 April 2018How do Ethnographic/World museums ensure that what they bring to society matters? Are our practices changing to ensure that what we programme, teach, collect and display is meaningful? What brings contemporary audiences to our museums and do we enable them to find inspiration, enchantment and knowledge...

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